Saigoneer

The Tale of the Coconut Skull Is a Perfect Balance of Weird, Heart and Family-Friendly Moral Lessons

Vietnamese folklore takes the old adage “beauty is only skin-deep” very seriously.

Illegal Streaming in Vietnam Peaks as World Cup 2018 Enters Group Stage

Vietnam's age-old piracy issue might cost the country its World Cup telecast rights.

Meet the Author of the Most Important Vietnamese Novel You've Never Read

When the wind strafes Da Ngan’s window, seedpods shake and rattle like spent bullet casings in the tamarind tree that Am...

Lured by Impressive Sales, Retailers From Japan, South Korea Flock to Vietnam in Droves

Coinciding with Vietnam's increasingly liberal business outlook and consumer fervor for diversifying retail choices, Asi...

Vietnam Launches Zero Hunger Campaign to Reduce Malnutrition

The program prioritizes securing a stable food supply and reducing malnutrition among children under two years old.

Eat & Drink

Hẻm Gems: Pandan and Durian Gelato for a Sizzling Summer Day in Saigon

Hẻm Gems: Pandan and Durian Gelato for a Sizzling Summer Day in Saigon

My earliest memory of ice cream in Saigon involves savoring Kem Bach Dang’s renowned kem trái dừa : scoops of coconut ice cream in a coconut h...

Hẻm Gems: Tan Dinh's All-Conquering Bánh Canh Cua

Hẻm Gems: Tan Dinh's All-Conquering Bánh Canh Cua

Bánh canh , at times described as Vietnamese udon or even “mouse-tail noodles,” is a great mystery on its own. Etymologically speaking, bánh c...

Event Coverage

Saturday Night @ Lush

Saturday Night @ Lush

Saturday Night at Lush was live and kicking, with FIFA World Cup live screenings in the back bar and sick tunes on the main floor.

Ladies Night @ Lush

Ladies Night @ Lush

Ladies drink for free till midnight on Ladies Night.

Saturday Night @ Lush

Saturday Night @ Lush

Jam packed fun times down at Lush every Saturday Night. Where were you at?