Category Archives: Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

[Ho Chi Minh City] Trois Gourmands – A Date with the Truffles

I had my most value worth fine dining experience ever in Trois Gourmands. The restaurant serves good French food in a non-intimidating fine dining ambience. I introduced Trois to my friends visiting Saigon – Most of them love it so much that they returned for … Continue reading

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[Ho Chi Minh City] Cuc Gach Quan – Homestyle Vietnamese Favourites

Cuc Gach Quan is my most frequented restaurant in Saigon. And no, I can’t pronounce the name. 😛 This is one of the safest choices to bring visitors for wholesome Vietnamese food – Even Brangelina visited this restaurant in their Saigon trip! Cuc … Continue reading

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[Ho Chi Minh City] La Fenetre Soleil – Timeless Charm

La Fenetre Soleil is one gorgeous, stylish café located in the heart of Saigon. The café is located very near Vincom Center (Less than 3 minutes away) but I had a hard time finding the café as the shop numbers are not in … Continue reading

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[Ho Chi Minh City] Banh Khot – Savory Coconut Rice Cakes

Banh khot is a delicious street food in Vietnam. It’s like a mini size savory pancake with pork or shrimp toppings . The main ingredients in the “cake” are rice flour, coconut milk & mung beans. The best banh khot I had in Saigon was … Continue reading

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[Ho Chi Minh City] Up Cafe – Up Up and Away

An Up House Replica by National Geographic – Image from its website I love the movie Up. It’s my all-time favourite Disney movie. The movie was so touching and deep that I sometimes wonder whether the targeted audience (i.e. children) understand the meaning … Continue reading

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[Ho Chi Minh City] L’usine – P.S. I Love You Too

I read about L’usine in many magazines and I regreted that I did not try this “PS. café” alike until my most recent trip there. I can imagine that this would be my every Sunday hangout if I were still staying in HCMC. … Continue reading

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[Ho Chi Minh City] A Beautiful Vietnamese Wedding

I attended my first Vietnamese wedding over the weekend. It was such an interesting and enjoyable experience. My team and I helped to set up the above wedding reception table as part of the gift to the bride. Congratulations to H … Continue reading

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