Oct 152017
Maison Marou - Best Chocolate in Saigon, or Anywhere?

Maison Marou 167-169 Calmette Street District 1 +84-873005010 09:00 am – 22:00 pm ************************************************************************ Fifteen years ago, when I first began traveling back and forth between Vietnam and California, there were two predictable requests by my Vietnamese friends about what items I must buy in the USA and bring back for them upon my return [Read on …]

Sep 152017
Chè Chuối Nướng Út Lúa

Chè Chuối Nướng Út Lúa 115 Phan Đăng Lưu Street, P.7 Phú Nhuận District DT: 0915 762 076 DT: 0121 547 3763 Facebook:Chuối Nếp Nướng Nam Bộ *************************************************** If you’re in Saigon, and can’t quite make it to the Mekong River Delta countryside, don’t despair. There’s still a way to find yourself inside a Mekong [Read on …]

 September 15, 2017
Aug 222017
Chiều Cháo Lòng

Chiều Cháo Lòng 26 Huỳnh Mẫn Đạt Bình Thạnh District 0934 324557 ******************************* One of my favorite memories from my years living in Hanoi (already 10 years ago now), is a small cháo lòng eatery just a few blocks from my apartment there. On a chilly Hanoi winter morning, there was nothing better for breakfast than [Read on …]

 August 22, 2017
Jul 262017
BonBon Residence

BonBon Residence 2C8 Trường Sa Street P. 19, Bình Thạnh District **************************************** Let’s get this out of the way right up front.  I hate the name BonBon Residence.  Sounds like an assisted-living home for expired frozen treats. And, I want to be clear that Eating Saigon! is not in the business of reviewing the Saigon hotel/housing [Read on …]

 July 26, 2017
Jul 032017
Eat With a Local Saigon Family - An Amazing Experience!

Once in awhile Hai and I get feedback from our readers that makes us feel great about what we’re doing here at Eating Saigon! In this case, Justin and his friends from Michigan, USA shared their thoughts about their recent home-cooked Saigon dinner with our family hosts, Hà and Hà. Seems they had a wonderful Eat With [Read on …]

 July 3, 2017
Jun 072017
4 P's Pizza - Saigon's Best

4 P’s PIZZA 8 Thu Khoa Huan, District 1 (immediately behind Bến Thành Market) +84-8-3622-0500 (Reservation Only) ***************************************************** Once in a while, Hai and I decide to leave Saigon’s streets and enjoy dinner inside a “fully-enclosed” eatery. And we recently decided to do it in real style! Not only had we convinced ourselves that we deserved an [Read on …]

 June 7, 2017
May 182017
The Saigon Iced Tofu Lady

Tàu Hủ Đá 254 Lê Thánh Tôn Street District 1 ************************************************ Saigon Street Food is currently under threat! In recent months, Saigon city officials have launched a “clear the streets of street food” campaign as part of a new “reclaim the sidewalks for sidewalk walkers” policy. Enforcement seems particularly aggressive this time. Motorbike sidewalk parking [Read on …]

 May 18, 2017
Apr 082017
Phú Gia - Hanoi-Style Phở

Phú Gia 146E Ly Chinh Thang P.7, District 3 ********************************** Here in Saigon (and all of Vietnam), locals and visitors alike spend endless days and countless meals searching for that perfect and amazing bowl of phở. As Eating Saigon! readers know, Hai and I have done the same …  consuming liters of beef broth, chewing [Read on …]

 April 8, 2017