Tiamo Coffee Shop – Binh Thanh District (#Saigon)

Tiamo Coffee Sign

Thanks to Lee, my friend who helped me find Ha Lan last weekend, I can now add a new quiet coffee shop to my list of places to spend a couple hours in each week here in Saigon.  Tiamo Coffee shop is a relatively new coffee shop located on the outskirts of Saigon in the Binh Thanh District.  It is in indoor/outdoor coffee shop with plenty of comfortable seating. The owners of Tiamo seem to have lived in Europe for a part of their lives, not confirmed though.  They have many vintage records, Continue Reading

Eleven Cafe – Saigon

Eleven Cafe - Saigon

I have been spending several lunches per week at at Eleven Cafe, 29 Le Anh Xuan in District 1 (Opposite of the New World Hotel).  The coffee and food is really good there and the prices very good.  I always spend below 100,000 VND here.  At lunchtime you need to come about 10 minutes before noon or you will have trouble getting a table. The atmosphere is really good and relaxing here.  My only complaints are the intermittent WiFi and the smoking.  I would say about 80% there are patrons that Continue Reading

Mixed Service at Vincom’s Highlands Coffee

Highlands Coffee at Vincom Center

My American friend and I stopped by Vincom's Highlands after eating at Carl's Jr. this evening.  We spent about one hour there but what I really liked about our visit was the mixed service we got from the Highlands staff.  I sat down and a waitress immediately brought me a menu and took my order. My friend Continue Reading

La Creperie Brittany Restaurant in Saigon

Le Creperie Saigon

Update: If you want the free Brittany Kir cocktail, please email Vincent at  v.page@lacreperie.com.cn Edit: The free cocktail is Brittany Kir, not wine.  My mistake. A couple weeks ago, I was extended an invitation to visit the new La Creperie Restaurant in District 1.  La Creperie is the first authentic Brittany French restaurant to open in Saigon.  (First 50 people who comment below will get a free Brittany Kir.  See details below.) Continue Reading