Tag: Vietnamese

Baby Got Banq at Straight Outta Saigon

We might be in lockdown now, but that won’t last forever. When we’re out again – hopefully in a few days! – I’ve got just the place for you: Straight Outta Saigon. It’s as close as we can get, for…

Twenty Pho Seven Melbourne

Twenty Pho Seven – the new 24/7 Vietnamese restaurant

When’s the best time of the day for pho, you ask? Well, it’s anytime you want, at Melbourne’s newly opened 24-hour pho joint, the first of its kind in the country. The wittily-named Twenty Pho Seven opened with an intimate…

There’s no place like Homí

The Melbourne food scene has developed a love affair with Asian cuisine and as a result places like Homi are welcome entrants. Focusing on Vietnamese flavours, the menu sticks to traditional styles with modern twists. We were lucky enough to…

Rolld’s 50th Store Opens at Melbourne Central

It’s hard to believe that Roll’d Vietnamese street food opened its first store only four years ago. Fast forward to 2016 and Roll’d is now a highly successful business that’s celebrating its 50th Australian store opening at Melbourne Central shopping precinct….

Vietnamese Street Food Masterclass

“In Vietnamese cooking, everything is about texture,” the mantra played through my mind as I kneaded, stretched, and rolled bread dough into baguette form. Soon I would have a steaming bun of freshly baked baguette goodness – a crispy shell…

St. Cloud Eating House Launch

Holy banh mi, I love Vietnamese food! If I could eat it every day of the week, I would. Some days I swear I am more Asian on the inside than anything else. I had my first taste four years…

Chow City – Pan Asian Authentic

Chow City is a Pan-Asian culinary post that combines authentic Asian with a rocking city bar. The restaurant is the brainchild of Thu, fashion designer cum-restauranteur. Her story is probably familiar to many in the fashion industry: moving on, post-GFC, into…

Mama’s Buoi – fresh Vietnamese food

I was lucky enough to get a golden ticket for a whole day of ‘Christmas discovery in the CBD’. My partner in crime, Rukmal, described our day of gluttonous exploration here.  One of our stops on the day was Mama’s Buoi where together with David…