The best coffee shops in Hanoi for 2017 International

May. 16, 2017 by

Ca Phe Pho Co This shop, meaning “coffee in the Old Quarter,” stands deep inside an old house on Hang Gai Street and is hard to find for first-timers. But many customers return, either for the drinks or the exotic

The social guide to drinking in Hanoi International

May. 16, 2017 by

The city promises great rewards for those who look beyond the Old Quarter beer joints. A predominant beverage preference speaks volumes about the façade of a city. In Hanoi, it’s beer which reigns supreme over other types of alcohol. Nguyen

Indian chef cooks for 53 hours straight to set world record International

May. 16, 2017 by

By Reuters  &nbspApril 24, 2017 | 04:23 pm GMT+7 A chef in India’s Nagpur city finishes off a marathon session of cooking to try to set a new Guiness World Record. A chef in India’s western Nagpur city cooked for

The crispy Vietnamese cupcake with a shrimp on top International

May. 16, 2017 by

Cupcakes are predictable – they are named that way because they are baked in cup-shaped containers, and they are cakes. Then comes the Vietnamese banh cong, which can turn your conventional idea of cupcakes on its head. The cake is

The Vietnamese porridge that eats up everything International

May. 16, 2017 by

The rainy season has arrived early in Saigon, so it’s probably time to start planning that special date. I’m not talking about a romantic night in a cozy café with a piano, but this one could be just as good

How Vietnamese street food tastes to foreigners International

May. 16, 2017 by

By VnExpress  &nbspApril 9, 2017 | 02:42 pm GMT+7 Would you dare to drink fish sauce? Taking to the streets and eating like a local is an experience no tourists should miss in Vietnam. When it comes to street food,

Four cups of nostalgia: Saigon’s retro café revival International

May. 16, 2017 by

As Ho Chi Minh City propels itself into the future, we visit four cafés where the past is still very much alive. From one day to the next, Saigon never stays the same. Whether you’re tracking its ever-changing skyline or

Vietnamese food (and drink) mashups you MUST try International

May. 16, 2017 by

Vietnamese food (and drink) mashups you MUST try From the cronut to the ramen burger, the world is in love with the mashup. Here are five home-grown Vietnamese offerings you can go out and sample today. 1. Pho Beer, FURBREW

Five Vietnamese salads to get you through the tropical summer International

May. 16, 2017 by

Purple cabbage salad Photo by VnExpress/Tuyet Nguyen Curly strips of purple cabbage are probably one of the most beautiful things you can put on a plate, and they taste great with just extra sweet and sour sauce. Vietnamese purple cabbage