At Sam Aisbett's Akuna Restaurant, the chef celebrated for his modern Australian cuisine, who cooked with culinary legends Tetsuya Wakuda and Peter Gilmore, is cooking without boundaries using local ingredients while showcasing a few from his Australian homeland too. "Look at me. I am modern oz!" says the chef who's calmer and more content than ever before.
Dear Asian Youth Saigon has just organized the photography exhibition 'The Vietnam Experience' to capture the beauty of Vietnam. We met with Hao, Trang, Khang and Quang to get to know more about Saigon through their lens.
MICHELIN-star IGNIV Bangkok’s David Hartwig and Arne Riehn came to Saigon’s Å by TUNG for a six-hand dinner collaboration. And we talked egos, family-style fine dining, and the search for the missing spoon.
Chef Khải Tuấn from Stoker, Hoàng Tùng from T.U.N.G. Dining in Hanoi and Å by T.U.N.G, in Saigon, Phạm Thị Trâm Anh from Palais Des Douceurs, and CoCo Saigon’s Chef Vương will all be appearing at Vietnam Whisky & Cocktail Festival 2023. Here the tell us about their relationship with whisky and what’s in store at the event.
World Class Vietnam Winner 2023, Nguyen Tuan Anh, runs the experiential and sustainably-minded Hanoi cocktail bar, USEbar, and the museum-themed The Haflington. Here, he tells us how his approach has brought him happiness.
Vietnam Whisky & Cocktail Festival 2023 is on 26th and 27th August, and its 3 people’s choice semi-finalists, Luce Kieu, Tuan Cuong, and Tran Gia Hao tell us about their plans for the competition and beyond.
There’s a new Italian restaurant that converts into a disco, a very Vietnamese kind of burger, one of the region’s hottest chefs, and more in this edition of the hottest new places in Saigon right now.
Since the first LÔCÔ Art Market in 2017, each edition of the art market, which its founder, Long, and his team now hold LÔCÔ Art Market three times a year, has welcomed more vendors, more people, and more hype. So, we asked Long about his favorite local brands and how he’s grown the market since its founding five years ago.
At Vietnam Whisky & Cocktail Festival 2023, the cocktail competition will be judged by three formidable industry experts, Priyanka Blah, Nguyen Minh Khanh, and The Mood Therapist Richard McDonough. Ahead of the event, we asked them what kind of judges they are.