50 Best’s Mark Sansom told us about the six-week window opening for the Siete Misterios Best Cocktail Menu Award 2023. He’s been part of the organization for around five years, and he’s seen a lot of creative menus in that time.
The vibrant, fledgling rock scene in Saigon fell silence after 1975. But, following some cooly curated compilations from the era, the sound is back, and Saigon Soul Revival have taken it to Europe.
Lola Lau and her colleague Ethan Liu from Hope & Sesame cocktail bar in Shenzhen returned to Saigon for two guest shifts at Rabbit Hole and Angel’s Share. While she was here, Lola reminisced about her 10-months living in the city before going off to pursue her Chinese dream.
NOSH Young Guns Series celebrates the next generation chefs emerging at some of Saigon’s most stylish new eateries.
Danang International Fireworks Festival is back for 2023, and so are Johan Hollander’s JoHo Pyro to defend the title they won at the last DIFF in 2019.
World Class Vietnam 2023 saw a remarkable display from the contest’s female bartenders, and three of them reached the Top 8. Here’s the inside story of how they did it.
Kazuho Miura AKA DJ Kazho is bar owner, at United Bar Danang with its banh mi speakeasy-style entrance, Danang ramen shop owner, at Aji Chi, and DJ at places like Craftsman Cocktail Bar, Karma Lounge, and Esco Beach. Here, he gives The Dot ten tracks that gets him in the groove in Danang.
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 was hosted in Singapore, and it marked the first coming together of the best chefs in Asia for four years. Here’s what we learned at the event.