Monthly Archives: April 2012

Saigon Players’ Trouble at the Tropicabana

Helping spread the word on Saigon Players’ upcoming show, “Trouble at the Tropicabana”. Directed by Patrick Hughes, the cast includes: Ro Verdeja as Ricky Alice Borman as Lucy Emily Huckson as Ethel Nik Deshpande as Fred Kristin Romberg as The … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Elbow Room

We haven’t crossed much from our Food Trip Bucket List.  But at least we’re continuing to discover delicious food from restaurants we’ve come to love. Last Sunday, I was racking my brain on where to bring my visiting friends for … Continue reading

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The Artist: An Exhibit

French painter, Helene Kling is featured in this month’s The Word HCMC magazine.  Join her and her students as they showcase their works this coming April 20th, 7:30 PM at La Plancha Restaurant (25 Tran Ngoc Dien, An Phu, D2).  The … Continue reading

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Mung Chua Phuc Sinh!

Easter is not the same without attending Easter Mass.  So today, we went to Mai Khoi and celebrated Easter together with Fr. CJ and the community. The mass was filled with heartfelt songs courtesy of the Music Ministry.  As always, … Continue reading

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Happy Easter Saigon!

Happy Easter Saigon! This Happy Birds were a joint project by yours truly and my son, Sam. When my son saw the photo from this website, he insisted we make some this morning.  We can only make 3.  And having … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Fanny Ice Cream

Can you believe it?  I haven’t been to Fanny Ice Cream parlor in my almost 3 years of living in Saigon.  It took a couple of friends to visit to make our family go.  It’s not that I haven’t tasted … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Shi-fu Dimsum House

Shifu Dimsum House opened their third outlet in Phu My Hung and our Thursday Night Dinner formerly known as Board Game Night set out to this new restaurant. With the sign saying that it’s meals starts at 19,000 VND, who … Continue reading

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The Truth About Living in Saigon

Hammering down the points raised by Sh*t Expats in Hanoi Say — 1.  Yes, finding clothing in size L or XL is like finding a needle in the haystack here in Vietnam.  And even if you do, you’d feel really, … Continue reading

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Banh It!

What I’m going to miss most at work is trying out the different Vietnamese delicacies that my office mates bring to the office and having them explain to me what I’m eating! This glutinous rice cake comes from Central Vietnam … Continue reading

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The Word this April

Read this month’s edition of Word HCMC and find out everything you need to know about the different districts outside D1, D2, and D7!  Really interesting stuff and as soon as I can, I would love to explore District 6! … Continue reading

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