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Bars & Clubs

Raising The Bars
Vietnam has a great deal to brag about when it comes to world-class bars. During the years that we were cut off from the rest of the world, our bar industry flourished. An increasing number of watering holes have been added to the country's list this year. If you are searching for new bars, we have you covered. The following is a list of new drinking dens to add on your bar-hopping agenda, whether you're looking for a hip new hangout, a whisky bar, or a wine bar.

Gourmet Traveller

Revitalize Your Soul With The Ocean
The 26-story Sel de Mer Hotel & Suites is located in the prime central location on Da Nang's famous My Khe Beach and overlooks the stunning Son Tra Peninsula. The 164-room hotel raises the bar for a contemporary boutique hotel and is only 5 minutes from city centre, 20 minutes from the Da Nang International Airport, and 45 minutes from the nearby Hoi An Ancient Town.

Dining

Lavelle Library - Where Art, Food and Nature Meet As One
People, art, and nature harmoniously find a home at Lavelle Library - a lifestyle, social and dining space nestled in the charming quadrants of Thao Dien. The vision is simple: to bring joyful experiences through innovative daily living. Believing conscious daily living leads to growth for the self and the community, collectively leading to a brighter future.

Gourmet Traveller

Superior Convenience in The Heart of The City
The Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport is the first Holiday Inn hotel in Vietnam, and its staff takes great delight in promoting the joys of travel to this bustling metropolis, which is known for its exquisite cuisine and well-preserved French colonial architecture.

Dining

Bistro Song Vie - Riverside Dining Destination
Built as a Villa in a busy city, the property has courtyard covered by plants and trees beside Saigon River. The view alone offers a relaxing environment. The hotel is a preferred destination for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

Gourmet Traveller

Ola Beach Club - Stellar Spanish Dining Experience
There's no need to travel far (or to Spain) for the greatest Tapas, Paella, Jamon, Croquettas, Grilled Octopus or Gazpacho; you can find them all right here in Vietnam. OLA Beach Club, which boasts a stunning beachfront location and an incredible relaxing terrace, offer the only and finest Spanish cuisine in Phu Quoc City, Vietnam.

What’s On

A Passionate Commitment To Quality
As an importer and a distributor, WAREHOUSE is a market leader in the Vietnamese wine sector. A leader in Vietnam's wine market for over two decades, offering clients with a one-of-a-kind wine-tasting experience, showcasing thousands of products from hundreds of well-known brands, and distributing to all of the major cities in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
A Passionate Commitment To Quality
As an importer and a distributor, WAREHOUSE is a market leader in the Vietnamese wine sector. A leader in Vietnam's wine market for over two decades, offering clients with a one-of-a-kind wine-tasting experience, showcasing thousands of products from hundreds of well-known brands, and distributing to all of the major cities in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
Lavelle Library - Where Art, Food and Nature Meet As One
People, art, and nature harmoniously find a home at Lavelle Library - a lifestyle, social and dining space nestled in the charming quadrants of Thao Dien. The vision is simple: to bring joyful experiences through innovative daily living. Believing conscious daily living leads to growth for the self and the community, collectively leading to a brighter future.
Raising The Bars
Vietnam has a great deal to brag about when it comes to world-class bars. During the years that we were cut off from the rest of the world, our bar industry flourished. An increasing number of watering holes have been added to the country's list this year. If you are searching for new bars, we have you covered. The following is a list of new drinking dens to add on your bar-hopping agenda, whether you're looking for a hip new hangout, a whisky bar, or a wine bar.
Ask A Chef

Do you have a question you’ve always wanted to ask about cooking or a food-related topic? If so, here’s your chance. In this new column “Ask A Chef”, we call upon chef Norberto Valdez Palacios to share his advice on grilling and roasting. If you are wondering why your steak never turns out the way you want it to, and how you can improve on it, read on. As the grill master of the W Bali – Seminyak’s FIRE restaurant, Palacios reveals his tips and tricks to cooking the perfect steak and lamb. 

Revolutionizing Produce Cultivation In Vietnam
The daughter of an Australian coal miner has developed a novel method of vertical farming and is now using it to establish a business in Vietnam. One Dutch investment firm estimates the company's potential worth at $1 billion. Produce grown in this cutting-edge vertical farm emits zero nett greenhouse gases and does not contribute to fertiliser or pesticide pollution. Epicure sat down with Lyndal and discussed how You and your loved ones can eat the healthiest, most sustainably sourced food possible while simultaneously doing your part to protect the planet.
Getting Personal
At chef Julien Royer’s new restaurant Claudine, a meal is more than just luxurious ingredients and precise cooking — it’s also an extension of him and his family.
No Ordinary Sweet
Jason Licker, executive pastry chef at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali shares his experience on self-publishing an award-winning cookbook and his latest Asian-accented pastry creations.
All-Star Cast
Singapore is a land of talented chefs who continue to push the boundaries of fine-dining experiences. But what does it take to stay at the top of the culinary game? We ask three celebrated chefs how they earn and keep their Michelin stars.
In Good Taste
Meet executive chef Claudio Rossi and learn more about Park Hyatt Jakarta’s latest dining destinations.
A Worthy Sea-Cation

Packed with a wide range of activities, entertainment and dining options, a cruise on the Spectrum of the Seas by Royal Caribbean is a surprisingly fun way to travel – even if it is to nowhere.

Life In Pink
With 2600 years of history on its side, Provence rosé wines continue to garner fans all over the world. Here’s why it should be part of your lifestyle.
Raising A Glass To Vietnam’s Brewers
Craft beer's popularity in Vietnam has skyrocketed due to the country's booming food and beverage industry. In order to create their one-of-a-kind Vietnamese beers, brewers are searching for traditional herbs from the mountains, native fruits, mushrooms, and even crickets.
Upgrade Your Kitchen
These are not your grandma’s pots and pans. Here to give your kitchen a makeover are these stylish appliances that strike a balance between form and function.
Revitalize Your Soul With The Ocean
The 26-story Sel de Mer Hotel & Suites is located in the prime central location on Da Nang's famous My Khe Beach and overlooks the stunning Son Tra Peninsula. The 164-room hotel raises the bar for a contemporary boutique hotel and is only 5 minutes from city centre, 20 minutes from the Da Nang International Airport, and 45 minutes from the nearby Hoi An Ancient Town.
Escapes For Two
From a private island in Fiji to an opulent waterfront suite in Istanbul, embark on a romantic holiday in three of the world’s most alluring destinations.
Galangal Panna Cotta

Aromatic and fruity, this gochujang-spiked dessert has a piquant, Korean cuisine-inspired kick in addition to its galangal and apricot notes.

Calisson

Trinkets and bijou usually sit pretty in trays, but these shallow receptacles can be statement pieces too. Mould your own beautiful – edible – vessels to present delicate morsels.

Sun-Gria

Cuca’s take on the classic summer cocktail is refreshing and punchy. As the tropical fruit ice cubes melts, the flavour intensify and it transforms the cocktail, from sparkling red wine into a fruity punch.

Classic Daiquiri

This three-ingredient drink is so easy to put together. Here, Davide Boncimino, bar operations manager of Sugarhall, brings herbal and citrus nuances to a classic with the addition of two rums in equal portions.

The Paloma

Shelley Tai at Nutmeg & Clove puts a tropical spin on the Paloma, for an ideal hot weather thirst-quencher

Turning Black To Green Friday With Annam Gourmet
With the mission of bringing value to the community and the environment, Annam Gourmet will accompany Song Foundation in the “Hanh Phuc Xanh” program with the desire to contribute to re-greening bare hills in Vietnam.
An Evening With Billecart-Salmon
It is a night of decadence at Ocean Club with world-renowned Champagne Billecart-Salmon paired with an artfully crafted five-course menu.
20th Hansgrohe Golf Invitational

The 20th edition of the Hansgrohe Golf Invitational finally came to pass after a one-year hiatus in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic.