Monthly Archives: September 2012

Food Trip: Premium Gourmet Seafood Buffet

Aside from Premium Gourmet being one of the nicest places in Phu My Hung to shop for grocery, fresh produce, wine, and cheese (I get my brie and chevre de buchre here!)— it’s also one of the best places to … Continue reading

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Tu Do Gallery

Early this month, I had the pleasure of visiting one of the local galleries in the city, Tu Do Gallery.  Found across the Bitexco Financial Tower along Ho Tung Mau street, Tu Do Gallery has been in business for 23 … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Mooncake

On September 30, Vietnam will celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival or Tết Trung Thu.  Lanterns, dragon dances and delicacies are signs of this festival.  Weeks leading to this lunar harvest festival, makeshift stores suddenly pops up at every street corner selling … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Bon Mua

Now this one is a real food trip all the way to District 2.  At one point, we wanted to give up because our cabbie got lost.  If you’re coming from District 7, I think it’s better to get off … Continue reading

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Can you see the sheep inside the box?

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Food Trip: Dieu’s Cuisine

Finally met Dieu of Dieu’s Cuisine today.  Dieu Cuisine opens its second restaurant (it’s first in Saigon) at the Pham Ngu Lao area. Dieu has her 1st restaurant in Hanoi where she is originally from.  She came to Saigon in … Continue reading

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Excited for The Little Prince!

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Thoughts running through my mind during my first bike ride —

It’s not that I’m a bike snob — it’s just that I am not very confident riding transportation with only 2 wheels. But today, I had to try with our nanny driving.  I had to get 7100 Islands package from … Continue reading

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Love Match in September

Saigon Singles is back! Every September, Word rounds up 10 single ladies and 10 single gents, pair ’em up, and you the readers get to decide which you think is the most interesting pair that should go out on a … Continue reading

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Spruce up your iPhone!

Mobile phones are out.  Smartphones are IN. But with a lot of people having an iPhone 4 or 4S, what sets your iPhone apart?  Yup it’s the same boring piece. So when Cool Bandz Design showed me their WOW Case … Continue reading

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