Hanoi weekend abuzz with Tet festivities

By Phuc Trinh   January 26, 2024 | 09:50 am GMT+7 Hanoi is hosting a weekend full of cultural events, art, and history as the Lunar New Year approaches. Art display titled “Hanoi Spring” To commemorate the Lunar New Year, the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum will present “Hanoi Spring,” an art exhibition. The exhibition features 36 paintings […]

Wealthy Indian couple hire 5-star Phu Quoc resort for wedding

By Tu Nguyen    January 23, 2024 | 06:42 am GMT+7 Sunset Town in Phu Quoc Island where an Indian couple holds their wedding from Jan. 20-23, 2024. Photo courtesy of Sun World In order to host their 350 wedding guests, an Indian couple rented out a whole five-star resort in the priciest part of Phu Quoc, […]

How to cook Hai Phong-style crab noodle soup

By Bui Thuy   January 18, 2024 | 11:08 am GMT+7 In a bowl of Hai Phong-style crab noodle soup, reddish-brown noodles meld into golden broth, revealing a natural sweetness, featuring crab meat, crab roe, pork fat, and fried shallots. This recipe serves 4 to 6 people, takes approximately 100 minutes to prepare. Ingredients – 800 grams […]

TikTokers invited to promote historic Ben Thanh Market

By Hoang Phong   December 12, 2023 | 09:02 am GMT+7 A sweet soup stand in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City’s Ben Thanh Market. Pictured by Vi Yen/VnExpressSeventy TikTokers were invited by Ho Chi Minh City to the famous Ben Thanh Market in order to livestream the unique goods offered by the oldest business establishment […]

How to make Hue-style ‘hell rice’

By Bui Thuy   November 25, 2023 | 10:00 am GMT+7 Discover the rich flavors of Hue’s culinary heritage with this recipe for Hue-style “hell rice,” a traditional and colorful dish originally only sold late at night to laborers. “Hell rice,” a longstanding specialty of Hue, originated from late-night sales to overnight workers. It was sold during […]

Hanoi’s bun cha eatery draws crowds with 600 daily servings

By Tung Dinh   November 2, 2023 | 11:02 am GMT+7 A young woman took over a bun cha eatery that didn’t sell well from her uncle, changed its recipe and turned it into a lunch hotspot in Hanoi. Situated at number 27, Alley 39 of Dinh Thon Street, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi, this bun cha (grilled pork […]