Well, it is still a little more than a month away but many stores are preparing the Mid-Autumn Festival. Better get used to seeing these vendors around the city again. (Maximark on Cong Hoa Street - Tan Binh District) … [Read more...] about The Mooncake are back!
Archives for August 2007
Sunday afternoon in Saigon is always plagued with 'potential' rainstorms. On my way to District 1 from the Phu Nhuan District, I had to stop twice to put on my raincoat only to take it off a couple minutes later. When I parked in front of the Main Post Office in Saigon, I took these shots about 5 minutes before the downpour. Saigon is always beautiful during this time, very … [Read more...] about Before the Saigon Rain
If you had not visited there yet, you should head to the new Acoustics Bar in District 3. Acoustics was formed by the former Sunday night band from Yoko Bar. Though it was over crowded, I was impressed by the sound system and band. Drinks were not that bad, though, due to my cold medicine, I could not drink anything with Vinh or Giang. (Saigon Acoustics Bar) (Acoustics … [Read more...] about Acoustics Bar in Saigon and more
Just want everyone to be aware, the Spice Thai Restaurant has moved to 27C Le Quy Don street in District 3 of Saigon. Vinh, Giang, and I had a great meal here on Saturday night. (One of the Best Thai Restaurants in Saigon) … [Read more...] about Spice Thai Restaurant
Wow, one of those long weeks. I got caught in a rainstorm last Monday so I decided to have lunch at KFC. It was actually quite funny since on of the young female employees kept giving me napkins. First it was for my wet hair, another set for my face, another for my fries, and finally for my meal. After she gave me the last stack of napkins, she then asked me in English … [Read more...] about A Long Saigon Week