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Farm to Fork Resort: Melia Chiang Mai
Yaeyama Cripsy Grill at Koki, Capella Hanoi

Food & Drink

Review: Koki, Capella Hanoi’s New Japanese Dining Experience

We meet Michelin-starred teppanyaki master Junichi Yoshida for a happy-cow meat feast.

Azerai's Swimming Pool in Sunset

Hotels & Resorts

The Essential Travel + Leisure Guide to Hue

New galleries, garden houses, and cruises are just a few reasons to visit the ancient capital of Vietnam now.

Saigon city in dusk, Vietnam

Hotels & Resorts

I Traveled to Vietnam As Soon As It Reopened to Tourists — Here’s What It Was Like

A family trip proves the ultimate way to reconnect with self, as well as incredible food, spectacular beauty, and warm people.

Paccheri alla Vittorio, Da Vittorio Saigon

Food & Drink

Da Vittorio Saigon Just Opened and It’s the Most Exciting New Restaurant in Vietnam

We got an exclusive first taste of the triple-starred Italian restaurant’s brand-new incarnation in Vietnam.

Sorrento Beach Club & Kite Centre

Inspiration

Phan Rang Is the Kitesurfing Capital of Vietnam That You’ve Never Heard Of

Once the capital of Champa, the town is full of natural, architectural and culinary wonders. Go now before the tourists catch wind.

Firangi Superstar

Food & Drink

Southeast Asia’s 12 Hottest New Restaurants Worth Flying in For

The region is open, with a world of new restaurants to try this summer 2022.

Lunar New Year Foods : Singapore Lo hei

Culture

8 Auspicious Foods to Celebrate the Lunar New Year Around Asia-Pacific

Tempt your tummy with these treats fit for a Tiger.

Food & Drink

Here’s What Asia’s Best Chefs Have Been Eating During the Pandemic

In advance of World’s 50 Best 2021, we asked some of Asia’s 50 Best chefs to share their favorite foods.

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Food & Drink

These Are the Hottest Tables in Saigon Right Now

Celebrated chefs Peter Cuong Franklin and Hoang Tung are leading the way in the always-tasty city’s fine-dining evolution. Here’s how the Covid era has given Saigon’s top kitchens more room to play.

Food & Drink

Asia’s 50 Best Got More Woke with the Essence of Asia Restaurant List 2021

Street-food stalls, mom-and-pop shops, plant-based menus and community activists. We can’t eat in fancy restaurants every night—and this new list proves why we don’t want to, either.

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This Luxury Resort Is Just One More Reason Why Phu Quoc Is Perfect for Families

Sun, sand and the warm hospitality of the Mövenpick Resort Waverly Resort Phu Quoc—what more do you need?

Food & Drink

Travel Back in Time at these Adorable Old-School Eateries

Across Southeast Asia time-capsule cafés and bars provide a glimpse of—and a reassuring anchor to—neighborhood diners in simpler times.

Food & Drink

These Bartender-Recommended Regional Spirits are the Souvenirs You Should Actually Be Taking Home

Rojak gin? Fancy Thai rum? Bring these bottles home instead of the elephant print pants.

Food & Drink

The New Taste of Saigon

Stepping out of the shadows of French fine dining, a new guard of visionary young chefs is capturing the city’s culinary zeitgeist.

the best of vietnam; the best of 2019

Inspiration

The Best New Openings in Vietnam 2019

Star power in the kitchens of Saigon and Hanoi, and hotels go uber-mod and historical luxe.

Food & Drink

Exploring Hue One Bite at a Time

Vietnam’s last dynasty may have built extravagant monuments around its imperial citadel, but Lester V. Ledesma says the enduring monarchic influence is found in the food of the commonfolk—the banh Hue.

Food & Drink

6 Craft Breweries in Asia Worth Checking Out

Asia’s craft suds scene keeps getting better. We check in with six exciting breweries using local flavors and ingredients to push beer boundaries.

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Heart of Darkness

Inspired by Joseph Conrad’s seminal novel, John Pemberton turned his homebrewing hobby into a full-time profession in 2015. Vietnamese beer hasn’t been the same since.

Food & Drink

Saigon, One Cocktail at a Time

Young, discerning cocktail drinkers and single-malt connoisseurs are raising the stakes in Vietnam. Connla Stokes sips his way to the source of this intoxicating tale.

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This five-star Vietnamese retreat makes dinnertime a family affair

They may have no Michelin stars, they might not rank on any best- restaurant lists, and, well, they’re not even trained as chefs, but the cooks who in infiltrate the kitchen twice weekly at The Anam Cam Ranh have something even more special to offer: a heaping portion of motherly love.

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Bann Bar & Cuisine

Downtown’s artsiest little cocktail bar is an eclectic affair. You might catch a stand-up comedy act, live band, or simply a DJ playing mellow electronica melodies on the higher, seventh floor—that’s also the ideal spot to enjoy sundowners with a cooling breeze coming off the Saigon river.

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Banh Da Cua Di Ly

The interior might be rather sleek and modern but you’re coming for the best of Haiphong’s street-food scene at this family-run restaurant up the stairs at 103 Dong Khoi.

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Sake Central Saigon

Wander up the well-lit staircase at 59 Dong Du to find this modern haven of sake and small plates with a shared-table concept.

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Red Door Cafe

Duck through the art arcade at 151 Dong Khoi (never mind the cheap knickknacks and ersatz Klimts), head down the hallway and turn right, then walk up to the third floor to find Red Door, where a discerning crowd of coffee lovers confabulates over cold brews and drip pours.

Hotels & Resorts

A new legend at Hanoi’s grande dame adds extra buzz to the capital

The Sofitel Legend Metropole has long been the go-to dining hub for high-society Hanoi.

Food & Drink

This May Be Saigon’s Hottest Suburb

A once-sleepy suburb of Saigon is coaxing art lovers, shoppers, and even the scenesters and socialites away from downtown.

Food & Drink

Dining and Driving Through Central Vietnam

Vietnam’s narrow waistline is bursting with indigenous dishes and inviting eateries. Duncan Forgan dines and drives from Hue to Danang to Hoi An.

Food & Drink

4 Asian Craft Beers You Need to Try Now

Catching the spirit of collaboration, Asian breweries are teaming up with bold beer hounds, artisanal chocolatiers, coffee roasters, and more to produce some serious suds.

Food & Drink

Snap Shot: Coffee and a Slice of History

A retro cafe in the heart of the city is just one reason verdant Dalat evokes the romance of old Vietnam.