Monthly Archives: January 2012

Nguyen Trai Street, District 1 (Saigon, Vietnam)

My District 1 (Saigon)

This is the first time I could really get a shot of this picture on my motorbike.  There is a new building near the alleyway where I live along Nguyen Trai Street.  I can’t wait until they finish since it is making the alleyway a bit cramp.  The building will most likely be  a hotel.  There are roughly 3 new hotels where I live which means I will be seeing more tourists around here. (more…)

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Doner and Rice - Berru Turkish Restaurant

Halal Kitchen and Doner

Last night I spent several hours at the Berru Turkish and Coffee Restaurant in District 2.  I took some photos of the kitchen.  I do warn people, you will be hungry looking at the photos.  In the picture are the doner kebab on the spit, iskender and kofte.  All of the food is halal, of course. (more…)

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Santa Fe Cafe (Saigon, Vietnam)

Santa Fe Cafe (Pham Ngu Lao)

Santa Fe Cafe is a very popular restaurant frequented by Expats in the Pham Ngu Lao (Backpacker Area) of District 1 (see map below).  It is always packed and prices quite reasonable.  Many Expats like eating the hamburgers there with the Aussie cheeseburger being a favorite.  I tend to order the penne or rice dishes. (more…)

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