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World Class Vietnam 2023’s Rising Star Nguyen Cong Truyen Can Taste The Future

World Class Vietnam 2023’s Rising Star Nguyen Cong Truyen Can Taste The Future

Nguyen Cong Truyen is currently the bar captain at Stir – Modern Classic Cocktail Bar. At World Class Vietnam 2023, he won the Rising Star title thanks to his impressive performance. Here, he tells us how he did it.

Two-Star R-Haan Bangkok’s Chef Chumpol Jangprai On MICHELIN Gala Dinners And Fretting The Small Details

Two-Star R-Haan Bangkok’s Chef Chumpol Jangprai On MICHELIN Gala Dinners And Fretting The Small Details

One of five chefs to cook at the MICHELIN Guide Vietnam 2023 gala dinner, Chef Chumpol’s Bangkok restaurant has 2-stars. And he knows how to cook to scale without losing the passion for perfectionism.

Roddy Battajon’s Rhum Belami Is An Idea, A Promise, A Rebellion, And A Declaration Of Independence

Roddy Battajon’s Rhum Belami Is An Idea, A Promise, A Rebellion, And A Declaration Of Independence

“I dance like I’m from the Carribean. I have the attitude of a typical Italian father. I cook like I’m French. But I’m living the dream here in Vietnam,” All that history and culture is captured in every bottle of Rhum Belami. We went over to his micro-distillery to get the latest from Vietnam’s favorite craft rhum company.

From Standing Sushi To An Umeshu Bar, Japanese Fine Dining To Donburi Bowls Chef And Restaurateur Shozo Tsuruhara Is Turning Saigon Japanese

From Standing Sushi To An Umeshu Bar, Japanese Fine Dining To Donburi Bowls Chef And Restaurateur Shozo Tsuruhara Is Turning Saigon Japanese

Chef Shozo Tsuruhara’s restaurants represent all sides of Japanese cuisine in Saigon, from affordable quick bites of sushi, up to immaculately presented Japanese fine-dining. At Fume, his fine dining restaurant, he tells us how he got to here.

Award-Winning Chef Thitid ‘Ton’ Tassanakajohn Tells Us How He Helped Change Thai Cuisine For Good

Award-Winning Chef Thitid ‘Ton’ Tassanakajohn Tells Us How He Helped Change Thai Cuisine For Good

Chef Thitid ‘Ton’ Tassanakajohn changed Thai cuisine for good, and picked up an armful of awards along the way. Here’s how he did it.

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy Chair And Global Gourmand Litti Kewkacha’s Food Adventures

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy Chair And Global Gourmand Litti Kewkacha’s Food Adventures

Litti Kewkacha is the Academy Chairman for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants and when you hear about his food adventures in locations as diverse as Tokyo and Lima, you can understand why.

3 Sous Chefs Making Modern Vietnamese Cuisine With The Masters

3 Sous Chefs Making Modern Vietnamese Cuisine With The Masters

Anan Saigon’s Peter Cuong Franklin, Nous Dine’s Nghiem Minh Duc, and Ngo Thanh Hoa at East by Ngo Thanh Hoa are all doing exciting things at the vanguard of Vietnamese cuisine. And these are the sous chefs helping them.

3 Vietnamese Bar-Chefs Who Take A Culinary Approach To Their Cocktails

3 Vietnamese Bar-Chefs Who Take A Culinary Approach To Their Cocktails

Chef or bartender? Why choose when you can be a bit of both? And these three are living proof of the existence of the Vietnamese bar-chef! Meet ‘Rex’ Hoang Duy, Tom Nguyen and Trung Nguyen. And discover how they’re taking a culinary approach to their cocktails.

In Search Of The Sous Chef: Who Are The Cooks In The Shadow Of The Chefs?

In Search Of The Sous Chef: Who Are The Cooks In The Shadow Of The Chefs?

We went in search of the sous chef, those unsung kitchen heroes, and in three woodfired kitchens we found a newly hired sous chef, one who’s come up through the ranks, and a restaurant in search on one.

Nén Light’s Summer Le Has Some Stories To Tell

Nén Light’s Summer Le Has Some Stories To Tell

Summer Le’s Nén Light opened in June, and since then they’ve offered two Sto:ry menus. The latest one weaves between sacred trees, ancient paper and cotton-candy Danang clouds.

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