I’ve heard about this place from the people in Facebook group and wanted to try it but didn’t have a chance yet, until that afternoon when I went shopping at Yersin Market.
It was about 10 minutes walk from the market so we decided to go there and try. My other 2 friends love middle east food so it will be a good chance to test their quality as well.
We ordered several dishes actually but I was too hungry and just took the picture of Mezza Platter and Falafel lol. If I remember correctly, we ordered Falafel, Mezza Platter, Falafel Sandwich, and Meat Samosa. The Mezza Platter comes with a bread.
Overall, they were tasty and worth the trip! I especially like their hummus and aubergine. Also, the falafel sandwich is better than I thought. Total bill was around 530k vnd for 3 people. If you like middle east / Mediterranean food, then you definitely have to try this restaurant.
Address: 300 Vo Van Kiet, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Pizza 4P’s has two new pasta menu using cheese. One is Blue Cheese Fettucine (which they claimed to has not-too-strong smell) and the other one is Raclette Cheese Pasta with Parma Ham. I’m interested in the latter because I love raclette cheese!
These new homemade pastas are not listed on their menu yet. So I had to asked the waiter for its availability. Luckily, that day it was available!
It was awesome! I loved the cheese taste on al-dente pasta. It reminded me of their cheese and pepper pasta (which is not available anymore), but that one was using pecorino cheese. This is one of my favorite pasta now at Pizza 4P’s!
We ordered the camembert set as well. And since the camembert with herbs is out of stock, we got 2 truffle camembert instead! I don’t mind at all 😆 their truffle camembert is to die for. Have to try it.
Today is Saturday! But most of ARC member were working almost full-day for ARC. Started with dogwalking, which strangely very quiet today with only 5 dogwalkers (and 12 dogs including our own dogs). I had to walk back and forth because one of the dog decided to stop walking and wanted to go back to clinic 😥 Molly is old so maybe she was tired from heat on her troubled skin. I could have stayed at clinic after took her back but Henry was with me and he needed to walk. This is why I had to go extra miles…
After the walk, we asked the clinic to take Rex (a dog yes.. not a dinosaur. Altho he acts like one..) out. He (we assumed it’s a male and we forgot to check when we met 😑) was rescued several days ago and my friend almost lost her hand trying to catch him. He was still very scared and tried to bite his lead to run away. We sat quietly with him as part of rehab and training for about 30 mins. It was supposed to be 10-15 minutes but the staff was busy so we had to wait for them.
On this picture I could tell that he is better than the first time he came out. At that time he was still looking away. Sign of avoidance. His head was not hidden when I took this photo, which is a good progress.
I had only 30 mins to take shower and prepare stuffs for bazaar, then I went to D2 again for lunch (my driver would think why don’t I just live in D2?! 😅). We went to thai street (again) and ordered same dishes with exception for pork satay. Thai pork satay is different than the usual pork satay I’ve eaten. They used turmeric to marinate the meat. It was okay for me. My favorite dishes are still chicken green curry and fried flat noodle.
As soon as we finished eating, we went to clinic to take out T-shirts to sell at the bazaar. We also checked on Champ’s condition. He had seizure this morning and it was pretty bad. The seizure lasted for more than 1 hour! We are really worry about him. My friend told me there might be a problem with his brain, seeing how he is blind, partially deaf, walking very weird and has a crooked tail. Something might be wrong with his neuro-system. The vet was not there so we couldn’t get any update. We went to Saigon Outcast immediately after loading some T-shirts to my car.
There was boho market at Saigon Outcast today. ARC got a table to promote our organization and also fundraising at the same time. I brought the stuffs to our table with a help of one of the staff from Saigon Outcast (thank you very much!). My friends have finished setring ul the table when I arrived. All of our merchandises was displayed on table.
I stayed there until 5.30pm and went home straight. My friends were still there when I left. They were staying until it finished, around 8pm. There was not many visitors coming to the bazaar unfortunately. Felt weird though because most of the time their bazaar was always packed. Wonder what went wrong.
I bought some jewelry from Kat Jewelry. They are one of my favorite shop on bazaar. They only sell silver accesories and mostly have unique design. This flower ring was 220k vnd. Not too bad. And the other one is dreamcatcher earrings. I bought the big one, it was 350k vnd if I’m not mistaken.
And there it goes our Saturday! We were all very tired but at least we enjoyed it. Thank you for reading my Saturday journal. I’m gonna sleep now to get ready for tomorrow. Another busy day for ARC!
Have you heard about the sushi place in Takashimaya with no seating but has a good sushi? If you visited Saigon Center Mall on basement floor, you would probably see people standing eating sushi. And maybe even wonder why would they do that. Does the sushi come from Annam Store there? Nope. I finally found the place (which actually is not hard to find…)
The place called Sushi and Sashimi. Very clear about what they are selling! The shop is not big but it has several cooler storage for the sushi. The variant of sushi and sashimi also very good. They will let you know if they have a fresh fish shipped for the day. They also have promotion on certain items. My favorite is unadon (grilled eel on top of rice). On promotion day, it costs me 99k vnd. and normal price is 129k.
Their sushi is really fresh and yummy, also affordable price. No wonder a Japanese friend was recommended this place to me. They don’t have any seating, so you have to find a place to eat after you pay. Or you can do it like me, take it home 🙂
Have you tried it as well? What do you think of this place? Let me know in comment below.
As a fan of Japanese Ramen, I never missed out information about good ramen in Saigon and of course went there to try it! First time I read about this ramen was last year, from one of the group in Facebook called Foodies in Saigon. Many people seemed to like this place so I went there, but they were closed for renovation 😦
After a while, I read that they were opened again after renovation, but I hadn’t had time to go there. Until recently…
I invited my husband, who is a ramen lover as well, to join me on ramen testing! We came there just in time before all seats were taken. The customer after us were sent away because they were full. It’s interesting though how they treat the situation. They prefer to send the customer away rather than asking them to wait. They are really allowing time for existed customer to finish their food without hurry. So if you would come there in group, it is better to make reservation.
The waitress gave us menu and we had to write down our choice on order sheet. One sheet per person. Customized for each person.
I ordered Chasu Tonkotsu Ramen without additional topping. Noodle stiffness level was medium. And everything else was normal/medium as well. I used to do it to know how the taste should be. I didn’t order drink because they gave us cold water already. For free.
While waiting for the ramen to be cooked, I looked around at my table. They have beansprout dish, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, pepper, and red chili to be added to our food, if we want. They also provided rubber band! How thoughtful. Ladies, don’t worry if you don’t bring hair clip! You can use rubber band and eat ramen comfortably!
Tadaa! I mixed the red sauce with the broth and then sipped it. Yummy!! This ramen is really delicious! Something was not feel right for me when I ate this ramen. Apparently, the noodle. I should have ordered stiff noodle. I tried that noodle on my husband’s ramen and it was soooo good! Next time I will order stiff noodle instead of medium. The pork was sliced thin and was yummy as well. It’s a complete package!
We tried their fried chicken as well. And it was awesome! The chicken was cooked really well but still soft and juicy. They marinated the chicken so it didn’t taste plain. Had some flavor on it. I used the salt pepper and the mayonnaise as well ! I like salty food 😀
All in all, it was a great ramen experience! Definitely come back and recommend it to all of you!