Friday, 04 May 2012 07:44

Nippon Delights

A recent addition from the Land of the Rising Sun is Kabuto (45 Mac Thi Buoi, Q1).

Friday, 04 May 2012 07:40

New Kid on the Block

Wondering where to put your folks up when they’re in the capital? Well, a new, ten-bedroom boutique hotel has opened up on Hang Da, Hanoi, following in the footsteps of its sister hotel on Au Trieu.

Friday, 04 May 2012 07:36

A Musical Education

Kindermusik-UCEDA (UNESCO Center for Education Development Advisory) is opening its first early childhood education centre in Vietnam on the ground floor of Crescent Residence 2 this month.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 07:18

Play Time

Toyville, a new toyshop, located at Snap Café, features a large collection of items from Playmobil along with classics from names such as Fisher Price, Mattel, Megablok, Siku, Viking and Wonderworld.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 07:13

Chile Out

Backed by the Chilean Embassy in Hanoi, discover the first Chilean restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City at the aptly named Chile House (42 BIS Tran Quoc Thao, Q3). Set with simple décor and boasting over 70 dishes with prices ranging from VND40,000 to VND240,000, this new eatery is sure to attract gastronomes.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 07:10

Sky High

Level 50 Strata restaurant and boardroom space, which occupies the floor just above the observation deck in the Bitexco Financial Tower (2 Hai Trieu, Q1), has finally opened.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 06:53

A Taste of Italy

The talented chefs and owners behind Italian eatery Pendolasco have opened up a gourmet shop in District 2 called Pendo Gourmet Shop (83 Thao Dien, Q2) that features Italian specialities like homemade pasta (ravioli, gnocchi, lasagne, tagliatelle), homemade Italian pastry, Italian wines and other products imported from Italy.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 06:46

Something’s Cooking

SaVa The Gourmet will be launching cooking classes this month. For its first cooking class SaVa will introduce Le Foie Gras “Rougie” with La Cuisine’s talented chef and owner Erwann Serene.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 06:38

Room for Rent

A new addition to the housing market, Apato specialises in only providing 15 to 30sqm rooms for rent with all furniture, utilities and daily service for their clients. They can also customise rooms to meet tenants’ needs.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 06:29

An Artistic Tour

Sophie's Art Tour is the latest addition to the city’s cultural scene. Working with renowned researchers, artists, gallery owners and curators, the tour takes a closer look at the major social, political and historical shifts in 20th and 21st century Vietnam through the eyes of artists.

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