The Drinking Culture of Vietnam – Part 1

February 3, 2014 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Culinary, Hot Topic

During one of our first trips to Vietnam, we decided to open a western restaurant in little Dong Ha, Vietnam.  A dream of our good friends, Tam and Hai, who both wanted a Western owned restaurant in the town.  We considered their request, sort of seriously.  While at a restaurant in Hanoi with white paper […]

Cheers to Bia Hoi in Saigon

October 10, 2013 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Culinary, News, Vietnam

One of the best local Vietnamese beers is Bia Hoi, a very light beer made with no preservatives. (It is perhaps similar to Bud Light beer if you want to have a comparison.) Breweries that prepare the beer are quite secretive about the recipe, but asking around a little on the street informs us that […]