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My Banh Mi

This month our undercover reporter makes a departure from top-end restaurants and instead heads to a purveyor, albeit a top-end purveyor, of the humble banh mi. Photos by Bao Zoan ...

How to Build a Tourist Town

Home to the largest cave in the world, Phong Nha has gone from out-of-the-way backwater to thriving tourist town. Yet how do you make the influx of tourist dollars create benefit for all? Words by Nick Ross. Additional reporting by Julie Vola. ...

Stick Up

  While Vietnam is known for prowess in many sports, field hockey is not one of them. But Malaysian expat James Chew aims to change all that. Words by Harry Hodge ...

The Other Side of Maldives

Paradise-like beaches, crystal clear seas, tropical nirvana… Yet as Tran Cam Thu discovers, there’s far more to this group of islands than first meets the eye. Photos by Hang Le ...

Ho Quan Son

  Southwest of Hanoi is a place that is a land version of Halong Bay. Billy Gray heads out of town for some well-needed respite ...

Lissom Parlour

One step inside the Lissom Parlour, I am transported to a world of tranquillity, leaving behind the non-stop commotion of the coffee street of Nguyen Huu Huan. A closer look reveals not a typical coffee shop, but more like the living room I’d love ...

Qui Dining Lounge

Located in the Lancaster Building on Le Thanh Ton in the spot once inhabited by Sin Lounge and Cepage, Qui Dining Lounge looks like it has been around for longer than the short time it’s been open. It offers mood lighting and a mellow atmosphere th...

SAVA

SAVA

 

SAVA The Gourmet by Classic Fine Foods is now open. Located at 17 Tran Nao, Street 12 in District 2 the shop offers a wide range of gourmet products: premium meat and cheeses, Australian organic salad and vegetables, fish, teas and many other delicacies for children and kids.


With their weekly arrival of products from Europe and Australia, and monthly from the US, SAVA can bring the ingredients of your own country market to your doorstep. Drop by anytime from Monday to Saturday, 10am to 8pm.

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Editor's Picks

Dalat Ghost Hunt

One year ago, ghost hunters Ed Weinberg and Kyle Phanroy took a trip up Vietnam’s mystic mountain, Dalat. Once there, they proceeded to freak themselves right out. Translation by Vu Ha Kim Vy

Wastelands

In 2012 the bulldozers moved in, and soon the east end of Ho Chi Minh City would be indelibly changed. Words and photos by Nick Ross

Vietnam’s Ugly Buildings

 A creative solution to Vietnam’s architectural dilemma, from Niko Savvas. Photos provided by Bao Zoan

The Construction Worker

Even building site workers have to take coffee breaks. Jon Aspin catches up with lifelong construction worker, Hung, as he heads out for a coffee and a smoke. Photo by Francis Xavier. Translation by Vu Ha Kim Vy

The Hanoi Underground

We know a city by what we see and feel upon its surface. But what do you find when you venture underground? Words by David Mann. Photos by Trung Del and Julie Vola

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A Brief History of Bia Hoi

Considered the ultimate people’s beer, bia hoi started off as a concession to the shortages...

Falling Off the Wagon

It’s a common New Year’s resolution — go a month or so without drinking. Jon...

The Cartoonist

A cartoonist and a teacher, But Chi’s raison d’etre is to use the creation and...

Burger Wars

Four expert judges battled lunchtime traffic, salad cravings and meat sweats to taste 10 burgers...

A Brief History of Beer Mythology

Through its history, beer has inspired many people to tell lies — including some about...

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