Venture through the entrance of Mekong Merchant and you will find yourself in an open-air rustic patio where two verdant trees dominate the sky and lend a cooling shade to the whole place.
The district of Thao Dien hides a large number of gems where one can relax and forget about the stress of downtown Saigon. One of the latest retreats to be added to this list is Cafe de la Mer.
Most street food that makes its way to Saigon from elsewhere gets adapted to the local palate. One such dish is pho chua. Words by Vi Pham. Photos by Kyle Phanroy
This yearâ€™s cyclo challenge will take place in both cyberspace and in real life. Saigon Childrenâ€™s Charity (SCC) and Zing Me, Vietnamâ€™s largest social network, are incorporating the cyclo challenge into one of Zing Meâ€™s most popular games, Parking Challenge.
The Opera Room on the 3rd floor of The Caravelle will host a fundraiser on Thursday Mar. 3 from 6pm to 8.30pm to raise money and awareness for the victims of the earthquake in Christchurch.
American hip-hop Duo, Rebelz, is having a CD listening party at Vasco's in celebration of their forthcoming album, Welcome to Saigon, on Thursday Mar. 3.
Japanese DJ Tama will take to the decks from 11pm until 2am on Thursday Mar. 3 at 2 Lam Son (Martini Bar).