Poke Saigon: Where Hawaiian Island Culture Meets Japanese Culinary Freshness

Eating healthy in Saigon can be a challenge at times. There are many indulgent temptations, from burgers and beer to decadent desserts. Emmanuel Tieu, a co-owner of Poke Saigon, wants to change that.

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B3 Steakhouse & Craft Beer

When four French Michelin-star chefs were in town for an event at the Sofitel last month, one would think that their culinary interests would take them to as many of Saigon’s famous street food eateries as possible. But when we heard that they all ate at the same restaurant for three nights out of their one-week trip, we set out to understand why.

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Where do Michelin-Star Chefs go for a Steak in Saigon?

When four French Michelin-star chefs were in town for an event at the Sofitel last month, one would think that their culinary interests would take them to as many of Saigon’s famous street food eateries as possible. But when we heard that they all ate at the same restaurant for three nights out of their one-week trip, we set out to understand why.

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East West Brewing Brings High-Quality Microbrews to Ly Tu Trong

Saigoneer sits down with Sean Thommen, head brewer at East West Brewing Company, to talk about his beer philosophy, brewing techniques and what to expect when you visit.

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Platinum

Information provided by the proprietor: Why keep drinking only what’s on offer when it’s all basically the same, when we could brew our own 100% natural beer using real hops?  It is a question that at one time crossed the mind of Michael Comerton, an Irishman with degrees both in law and brewing, who surveyed the beer market in Vietnam and saw only the traditional big boys: Bia Saigon, Heineken, Tiger and Sapporo.

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L’Usine

Information provided by the proprietor: L’Usine is a café and shop in the heart of Saigon, and one of the city’s most loved lifestyle brands. 

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Mezz Restaurant

Information provided by the proprietor: Mezz - An exciting new restaurant opens at Sofitel Saigon Plaza and food lovers throughout the city are invited to the unique sights, sounds and tastes of Mezz – the very first interactive restaurant in Vietnam which provides a new culinary discovery with international dishes and Asian specialties, along with imported products from France.

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Liquid Sky Bar

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The newest addition of Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon, Liquid Sky Bar, is a casual destination to escape the grind of everyday life and unwind under the sun. A fun, open air, social venue, Liquid Sky Bar has a buzzing atmosphere and provides amazing views of the river and city. In the evening, the space transforms into a rooftop lounge where guests and locals gather to socialize, dance and just let loose. 

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