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Tonkin Viet Noodle Bar – Pho and Banh Mi at Orchard Central

Tonkin a Vietnamese Noodle Bar has opened at Orchard Central, with another two outlets at Tanjong Pagar 100AM and Clifford Centre. For fans of Viet food, you can venture down to the basement of the mall (next to Maccha House) for spring rolls, green mango salad, pho and banh mi. I wished I had better […]

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Pho Tai – This Vietnamese Restaurant From Paris Has Good Pho

The first thing I noticed about Pho Tai at Capitol Piazza was its people – the owners and some of the kitchen staff (I peeked through an opening) looked well, pioneer generation. Sorry for generalising, as I was quite used to the Singapore-husband Vietnamese-wife combination seen in local restaurants. Turned out this family-owned Vietnamese restaurant […]

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Thang Long – Stylish Vietnamese Restaurant Near Bangkok’s Wireless Road

[Bangkok, Thailand] Many of Bangkok’s restaurants score in terms of style. The same could be said for Thang Long (which is the former name for Hanoi in Vietnam). Thang Long is located at the Bangkok Wireless Road Neighbourhood, along Soi Lang Suan. While this seems like a quieter stretch of road away from the usual […]

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Moc Quan – Authentic Tasting Pho & Banh Mi

There are many pho-tastic Vietnamese shops sprouting out in Singapore, as though it is the next fad after Japanese ramen. Few Vietnamese restaurants seem to be as dedicated as Moc Quan though, where baguettes for the banh mi are baked fresh daily, and owner Jeff Koh hand-carries fresh ingredients (about 100kg every 2 weeks) from […]

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Comnam – Sister Restaurant of NamNam Serves Vietnamese Broken Rice

The closure of patisserie Canele has paved the way for Comnam, a spinoff of Vietnamese chain Nam Nam Noodle Bar by the Les Amis group. Comnam is focused on serving Vietnamese dish Cơm tấm, where tấm refers to the broken rice grains, while cơm refers to cooked rice. Funny how broken rice which was previously […]

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[Closed] Pho Hanh Delights – More Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine at Joo Chiat

Down a few shops from Joo Chiat’s popular Vietnamese restaurant Long Phung is Pho Hanh Delights. The new restaurant was visibly empty, without much décor to speak out, but I wanted to give it a try. Time to support the underdogs, even though half my heart says “Why not just go Long Phung?” Pho Hanh […]

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Saigon Lotus – Satisfying Vietnamese Pho at Marina’s Square Dining Edition

Seems like Vietnamese cuisine in creeping into popularity in Singapore, with Nam Nam Noodle Bar and shops at Joo Chiat such as Long Phung leading the pack. Need more pho? In a manner of months, more and more small outlets such as Saigon Lotus (Marina Square), Wrap & Roll (The Star & Ion Orchard), So […]

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Nam Nam Noodle Bar – Budget Vietnamese Pho Set for $9.90 Nett!

Since so many people said such good things about Nam Nam Noodle Bar – the new Vietnamese restaurant, and the queue at Raffles City during lunchtime is never ending, I just had to give it a try. The name ‘Nam Nam’ is a play of the word Viet-nam, and it is also a more budget […]

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