Food Trip: KOTO

I’ve heard about KOTO for a while now but haven’t tried their restaurant.  KOTO is short for  Know One Teach One.

According to their website, “KOTO is a not-for-profit restaurant and vocational training program that is changing the lives of street and disadvantaged youth in Vietnam.” So how could you not drop by and enjoy a meal?

Luckily, they opened a restaurant at Kumho Link replacing Givral Cafe at the rooftop, where it was more accessible to me. 😛

 photo 20150521_114928_zpsvj2yihrn.jpgFor my first dining experience, I just tried out the combo lunch (2 viands) with a friend (Thanks Katrina as usual!).

 photo 20150521_114904_zpshfqkuub0.jpgKatrina had the pork and shrimp in a clay pot & cha gio, while I had the pork barbecue & cha gio. Each combo is served with vegetable soup and sauteed veggies. Not bad for 150,000 VND.

 photo 20150521_120443_zpsegasrwk6.jpgCha Gio

 photo 20150521_120516_zpsgpqvvwgp.jpgPork Barbecue

 photo 20150521_120536_zpscfdxovcf.jpgPork and Shirmp in a Claypot

 photo 20150521_120505_zpsp8ohsb5h.jpgSauteed Veggies

This was more than enough for lunch! The ingredients were fresh and the food is absolutely delicious! And the staff were professional and accommodating!

I am so glad that they set-up shop in Kumho!

KOTO
Kumho Link Rooftop
39 Le Duan St., District
HCMC

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2 Responses to Food Trip: KOTO

  1. Sketchpacker says:

    Can you tell us more about the KOTO program? I’d be interested to hear your experience of it in action!

  2. Lia Cromeens says:

    The look so delicious, I read that Vietnam has one of the weirdest yet most delicious meals.
    I love trying new things and Vietnam just made my bucket list, there’s too much news on them I need to go see for myself.

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