Monthly Archives: April 2015

FastNood – Noodles and rice made your way

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David and Yi’s Food Revue It’s hard for me to get take-away for me and my Vietnamese wife together. There’s a lot of things that we each don’t like. I love udon or ramen soup, but I hate phở. She …

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Mot Hai Ba Yo !

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“Mot hai ba yo !” is a phrase we’ve heard a lot in Vietnam. It seems like we have a sport of “synchronised drinking” whereby we have to all raise our glasses at the same time and keep up with …

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Bui Vien – surveillance state ?

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A lot has been cleaned up in Pham Ngu Lao in recent times. A concerted effort existed to clear the park of drug abusers and late night criminals and it was noticeable the way shortly afterwards you could walk through …

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Chuck’s Burgers, the hangover saviour

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So, last night I had promised myself I wouldn’t get too drunk. I have to start a new job this afternoon teaching computer skills to young kids at a charity school, and even if it’s just a volunteer thing and …

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Spicing up dinner with social cooking classes at Sassy Kitchen

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Like many expats who come to Vietnam for a new life, Riccha Arora had a different profession as an IT consultant, but following her passion led her to spend more time doing what she loves which is sharing her interest …

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