Wed, 19 Nov 2014. Last updated Sat, 06 Dec 2014 11:58
Daily Meal is a well-known newspapers which receives the world's greatest hit. Recently, this website has issued its second annual list to name 101 excellent restaurants in Asia, in which there are 8 Vietnamese restaurants were listed. To draw up the list, Daily Meal called upon more than 50 experts who frequently live, work, or spend time there. These experts include restaurant critics, bloggers, and lifestyle writers with wide restaurant-going experiences. Initially, the list consists of 202 restaurants from 12 Asian countries nominated by Daily Meal's respondents. Later on, experts will depend on some criteria including freshness, innovative menu options, quality, taste, interior design, dining room ambiance, price, and services to pick up the most excellent ones. Daily Meal also informed that they offered choices in 28 cities involving not only major capitals like Seoul, Beijing, Tokyo, Taipei, etc. but also small cities such as Da Nang (Vietnam), Unawatuna (Sri Lanka), and Taichung (Taiwan). 8 restaurants in Vietnam named in the list including Don's, Hoi An, Mandarine, Restaurant Bobby Chinn, La Maison 1888, La Villa French Restaurant, Nha Hang Ngon, and LemonGrass.
Don's Bistro is opposite to West Lake including 4 floors with 4 different styles. The bistro is quite roomy with airy space and offering diverse choices of foods and drinks. It serves international dishes such as pasta and risotto, steaks and grilled meats, soups and salads, wood-fired pizzas, and the freshest seafood as well as the best dishes from Vietnam and Asia. In the restaurant, guests not only can savor global cuisine, fine wine, and special cocktails but also can enjoy eclectic artworks and live music nightly. In 2013, Don's Bistro was voted as one of 50 the most excellent restaurants in Asia.
Hoi An Restaurant is placed in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. The restaurant was named after Hoi An Ancient Town (Quang Nam Province) - a favorite tourist's destination of Vietnam. Taking the inspiration of Hoi An Old Town and Imperial Hue, Hoi An Restaurant was created and designed with wooden furniture, embroideries, and colorful lanterns. Dishes catered here are extremely attractive with the harmonious combination among flavors, colors, and decorations. In addition to traditional cuisine of 3 big regions in the country (including the South, the North, and the Central), the restaurant also fully provides Hoi An signature dishes.
Mandarine continues to be a famous restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City. Mandarine has an extremely luxurious space designed following Imperial Hue's style and outfitted with wooden decor. Mandarine mainly serves guests Vietnamese traditional dishes from 3 big regions in the country. Serving guests delectable dishes by professional and hospitable staffs, Mandarine has been introduced by many well-known tourism websites such as TripAdvisor, CNNGo, Lonely Planet, etc.
Situated in Xuan Dieu Street, one of peaceful and beautiful streets in Hanoi, Restaurant Bobby Chinn was inspired from the love for an international Chef Bobby Chinn. The restaurant's ambiance is pretty splendid and romantic which is designed following Fine Dining's style. Bobby Chinn Restaurant is a fusion of French cuisine, California flavors, Middle Eastern spices and the Southeast Asia's taste.
Earlier, La Maison 1888 was named in a list of 4 most beautiful restaurants in the world by New York Daily News and Daily Meal. Under the creative talent, the remarkable skills, and the sophistication of Chef Michel Roux, guests can savor delectable dishes made from fresh ingredients which are selected from the best markets in the world.
La Villa French Restaurant sits on a quiet street of Thao Dien and proposes a cozy dining room. The first impression when setting foot in the restaurant is its palatial appearance designed in French architectural style. The space of the restaurant is quite airy and friendly with environment which will create a pleasant feeling while tasting food. Exquisite cuisine of the restaurant is selected by its French owner. Especially, wine consultant of the restaurant will help guests to choose the most suitable one for their dishes. This is an ideal place to savor culinary delights for those who love romance and French style.
Nha Hang Ngon is opposite to Reunification Palace where caters guests the fully and delicious Vietnamese street foods. Located in the center of the city, Nha Hang Ngon is famous for its simple but mouthwatering Vietnamese dishes such as Pho (Vietnamese Noodles Soup), spring rolls, mango salad, etc. Nha Hang Ngon has attracted a large number of both domestic and foreign guests due to the sophistication of Vietnam traditional cuisine and affordable prices.
LemonGrass is one of the best Vietnamese restaurants held the highest position in comparison to other Vietnam restaurants. Located in a prime location of District 1, LemoGrass offers an extensive menu with more than 100 dishes of Vietnamese cuisine which are meticulously cooked by professional and experienced chefs. LemoGrass Restaurant stands out with contemporary and modern style. This is an ideal place to enjoy Vietnamese traditional dishes. With friendly and enthusiastic service manner, LemonGrass is a favorite restaurant of local and international tourists. According to Daily Meal, delicacies here are plentiful, fresh, and lively.