Tag Archives: District 1

Starbucks

This is my token blogpost on Starbucks’s arrival in Vietnam.  I just have to.  Not because I am a fan of Starbucks — but it just has to be written. 😛 Actually, we didn’t really think of visiting SB because … Continue reading

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Annam Mega Sale

It’s Annam Mega Sale once again! Not so much baking stuff — actually none at all except for some huge baking equipment. But there are lots of items sold at a discounted price!  My best buy would be a Latino … Continue reading

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Brewing News on Starbucks

When we did a preview trip of HCMC back in 2009, we’ve started listing down things that’ll be different from home.  It was so much easier to notice certain food chains and coffee shops (I’m so sorry if most of … Continue reading

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Finding the Lunch Lady

I’m a huge fan of Anthony Bourdain and him featuring Nguyen Thi Thanh, or better known as The Lunch Lady, is something I’ve been meaning to cross out of my personal food bucket list.  After all, The Lunch Lady is … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Cha Ca La Vong

Ria and I were walking along Ton That Thiep last Monday when we saw Cha Ca La Vong Restaurant.  She’s still in the search for the best Cha Ca La Vong in Ho Chi Minh City so we decided to … Continue reading

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Nguyen Hue: from 4 to 2 Lanes

It’s the time of the year again!  Nguyen Hue is down to two lanes.  I only found out today when I went to work and I had to cross the street because it’ll take longer to get to my office … Continue reading

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Christmas in District 1

…and the countdown continues!  Just 8 days to go before Christmas! 🙂 I remember last year when we went out to see what’s happening around in Saigon during Christmas — the streets were crowded, there was muffler to muffler traffic … Continue reading

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Father’s Day at Hoa Tuc

I thought it would be a good idea to celebrate Father’s Day at Hoa Tuc. Found Hoa Tuc from the ever-reliable Trip Advisor.  Strange that when I was asking my Vietnamese colleague for feedback on this place, she didn’t know … Continue reading

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Scoozi, *burp*!

Heard so many good things about Scoozi in 6 Thai Van Lung St., District 1 that when a good friend invited us to dine there tonight to celebrate her birthday, how could I say no? It was a dinner of … Continue reading

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Paper Shop in District 1

Yellow pad.  Found this on my desk at work this morning.  I know it’s just paper but I haven’t seen this being sold commercially in shops.  Or am I just not looking hard enough? For some reason, here in Saigon, … Continue reading

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