Four expert judges battled lunchtime traffic, salad cravings and meat sweats to taste 10 burgers in two days. David Mann delivers the verdicts on who’s dishing up the best beef burgers in Hanoi. Photos by Julie Vola
In July, the American coffee behemoth upped the stakes on its bid to conquer the Vietnamese market — but will it pay off? David Mann gets the word on Starbucks’ move into the capital. Photos by David Harris
Peering past new coats of paint, Maureen Littlejohn heads to Quang An in Tay Ho to get a look at a transformed neighbourhood’s first steps. Photos by David Harris
Food songs in Vietnam are amusing and tend to go viral. But the latest ode to street food, The Mi Quang Song, is probably the most hysterical and unusual yet.
...and other practical advice for attending weddings in Vietnam. ‘Tis the wedding season after all. Words by Evan Hudson. Photos by Nick Ross
With draft beer suddenly becoming the drink of choice in Vietnam’s big cities, Nick Ross organises a pub crawl with some of the key players in the local beer industry. Here’s what happened. Photos by Glen Riley
Over the month-long fast of Ramadan, life takes on a certain rhythm for those who observe. Words by Ed Weinberg, photos by Kyle Phanroy