Monthly Archives: March 2011

Nhu Lan

The truth is a lot of people are going to Bitexco Financial Tower so they can eat at one of the oldest eateries in town, Nhu Lan. Established in the 1960s, Nhu Lan has a huge space along Ham Nghi … Continue reading

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No Secret Recipe!

Love the food in one of my favorite restaurants in District 1 so much that I actually approached one of the waiters for the recipes of 2 of their delicious dishes. And whaddya know?  Today, right after my lunch there, … Continue reading

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Banh Mi Que

This “Que bread” is a thinner version of the French bread and is filled with pate that tastes like liver pate but not quite and a bit spicy. My officemates who are fond of ordering and buying snacks for the … Continue reading

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Starlight Bridge (Cau Anh Sao)

From time to time, I read from other expat blogs and forums on what it is like to live in Vietnam, specifically in Ho Chi Minh City.  There are those who fully immerse themselves in the culture — living in … Continue reading

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James Michael Salon Now Open!

Meet Issa Owens.  Issa is the owner of the new beauty and hair salon, James Michael, that opened today at Sky Garden 3 in Phu My Hung. James Michael Salon is offering 10% discount on all its services starting today … Continue reading

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Spotted promoting it’s site along Nguyen Hue St. This Vietnammm lady was distributing fliers on how easy it is to do food ordering through the Web. Click on the image below and follow 3 simple steps (kinda like Agent … Continue reading

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Errr….how will the driver see where he’s going with so much stuff on his cyclo? Good luck.

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Yesterday, I joined Daphne Chua’s Yoga for Charity.  Daphne taught Yoga Foundation 101 for over 90 minutes and I honestly had a great time.  Daphne has this calming aura around her all the time and amazingly, she can still lecture … Continue reading

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Pinoy Store

Yes, that’s Marty’s Plain Salted Vegetarian Chicharon.  It’s vegetarian so it’s healthy, right? 😛  I was first introduced to this snack on my last trip to Manila. No, this ain’t available in the supermarkets here BUT I spotted this at … Continue reading

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Myanmar Earthquake Felt in Vietnam

At past midnight this morning, a friend in the US sent me a message via IM asking me if I felt the earthquake.  I honestly didn’t feel anything.  So I checked the news, and nothing came up. But today, I … Continue reading

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