Tag Archives: food

PH Food Trip: Kettle

I honestly don’t know how you can watch your weight in the Philippines when the food is so good! In Manila, aside from going to historical and cultural sites, I’m pretty sure you will drop by the malls. They’re hard … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond Saigon, Gastronomic Delights | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Food Trip: Toilet Kingdom

We were browsing through the Word magazine when we saw an article about the Toilet Kingdom. Intrigued by the feature as well as a similar restaurant in Japan we’ve seen on TV, we decided to try out the Toilet Kingdom … Continue reading

Posted in Gastronomic Delights | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Food Trip: Vuon Nam Restaurant (Mushroom Farmville)

Last week, a couple of friends asked if we could have lunch in District 1 and since we didn’t want to eat somewhere we’ve been to before, we decided to a recommendation from the Ho Chi Minh Food Forum. We … Continue reading

Posted in Gastronomic Delights | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Food Trip: Ashima Restaurant

Last night, I was catching up on Masterchef US episodes when they featured mushrooms as part of the cooking challenge. I loooove mushrooms and was salivating after the dishes the homecooks were preparing. And today, I found out that we … Continue reading

Posted in Gastronomic Delights | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Top 10 Places to Dine In When Living in Saigon

Heard this before in this blog? Yup. I wrote about the Top 10 Places to Dine When Visiting in Saigon. What makes this different? Well, this doesn’t talk about Vietnamese Cuisine. Sometimes, when we get visitors, I honestly get tempted to … Continue reading

Posted in Gastronomic Delights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Food Trip: La Cucina

Belated Happy Mother’s Day!  Hope all the moms had a chance to have some pampering last weekend from their hubbies and kids. The family started the Mother’s Day mini-celebration by trying out the newly opened Italian restaurant, La Cucina at … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Gastronomic Delights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Gourmet’s Delight

The search for the best tasting and affordable Dimsum is still on!  There are still lots of places to try out.  Luckily, I have friends who equally love dimsum as well.  Thanks to Kat and Ria for introducing me to … Continue reading

Posted in Gastronomic Delights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Food Trip: Central Restaurant

Don’t you just love this lobby with the picturesque painting of a lady in a cyclo with the People’s Committee Building as the backdrop? Just lovely! This is actually Liberty Central’s lobby along Le Thanh Ton St. in District 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Exploring Saigon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Food Trip: Wok n’ Roll

Hubby has been hearing good reviews about the American Chinese Food, Wok n’ Roll (delivery only!) that he suggested we try it out. It was served of course in the standard Chinese take-out boxes. Prices range from 25,000 VND to 109,000 VND. … Continue reading

Posted in Gastronomic Delights | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Food Trip: Auntie Anne’s

Making their quiet debut into the Ho Chi Minh City franchise food scene is Auntie Anne’s Pretzels. Auntie Anne’s opened last February 5 — a few days after the much anticipated opening of Starbucks. There was no fuss nor buzz … Continue reading

Posted in Gastronomic Delights | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments