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IN HANOI

Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi

83A Ly Thuong Kiet St., Hoan Kiem Dist.

Tel: (04) 3 822 2800

In celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, the Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi offers a vibrant assortment of moon cake flavors presented in uniquely designed golden boxes.

Smooth paste and golden-hued pastries are crafted into ever-popular favorites including:

"¢ Lotus seed paste moon cake with double yolk

"¢ Black sesame moon cake with double yolk

"¢ Green tea moon cake with double yolk

"¢ Tiramisu moon cake

The moon cakes come in boxes of four, priced at VND588,000+. Special discounts are available on volume orders.

Angelina Italian Restaurant & Lounge

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

15 Ngo Quyen St., Hoan Kiem Dist.

Tel: (04) 3 826 6919

Tapas specialties

From now to end of August, chef Egidio Latorraca is pleased to present an Italian Tapas menu - perfect for entertaining and quick meals. Enjoy a delicious selection of their mix and match creations, and pair it with a refreshing glass of Prosecco.

IN PHAN THIET

Pandanus Resort

KP5, Mui Ne, Phan Thiet

Tel: (062) 3 849 849

Email: rsvn@pandanusresort.com

Website: www.pandanusresort.com

The Pandanus Resort is offering a gourmet getaway weekend promotion for only US$159.00++ for two people (twin share).

The package includes two nights' accommodation in a superior room (check-in either Friday or Saturday), daily breakfast buffet, and Saturday evening poolside barbecue buffet with an extensive selection of Vietnamese and international entrées, a variety of salads, pastas, desserts and fresh barbecued seafood.

Guests can also use the tennis and badminton courts, bicycles, the game room, fitness center, wifi, and the largest swimming pool in the province.

The promotion is valid until October 31, 2011.

IN HO CHI MINH CITY

Reflections Restaurant

3rd floor, Caravelle Hotel

19 Lam Son Square, Dist. 1

Tel: (08) 3 823 4999

Website: www.caravellehotel.com

Amuse Bouche Adventure

Big flavors come in small bites this August. The Caravelle Hotel's expert chefs are showcasing a new menu of miniature meals to take taste buds on a culinary jaunt across the globe in one sitting.

Diners get the best of every world with a diverse selection including butter-poached Nha Trang lobster with mushrooms and chive crème fraiche, wonton Peking duck cylinders with steamed bok choy, pumpkin puree and raisin jus, and Spanish white chocolate soup with Sangria jelly.

Pick your amuse bouche a la carte, or sample the chef's set tasting menu, featuring three amuse bouche and warm dish pairings, two amuse bouche desserts, Italian coffee or tea and assorted sweets. The set menu is priced at VND980,000 net per person.

America Discotheque

Open daily 9 p.m. - late

3rd floor, Windsor Plaza Hotel

18 An Duong Vuong St., Dist. 5

Tel: (08) 3 833 6688

Come out and spend the night at the largest disco in town, America Discotheque. Start your night off to great beats during happy hour, from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and enjoy specially priced whiskey bottles starting at VND599,000++ (US$30).

Prices are in VND and subject to applicable VAT and service charge. Offer not valid during public holidays or events. Not applicable with Windsor VIP Card.

Legend Hotel Saigon

2A-4A Ton Duc Thang St., Dist. 1

Tel: (08) 3 823 3333

The luxury river-front five-star Legend Hotel Saigon has once again been voted Ho Chi Minh City's excellent hotel because "its combination of natural beauty and sheer opulence offers the best option for discerning travelers" in the prestigious annual awards of The Guide, Vietnam's leading tourism and hospitality magazine, published by the Vietnam Economic Times.

Presented at a formal ceremony at Sealink Beach Hotel in Mui Ne, Phan Thiet, in July 2011, The Guide Awards, in cooperation with the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, aims to honor the best products and services in the tourism and hospitality sector in Vietnam.

Pendolasco-Italian Garden Restaurant

87 Nguyen Hue Blvd., Dist. 1

Tel: (08) 3 821 8181

Fax: (08) 3 914 4994

Website: www.pendolasco-restaurantvietnam.com

The oldest Italian restaurant in HCMC has an Italian cook, a classic garden and traditional barbecue.

Jet Studio

688 Le Hong Phong St., Dist. 10

Tel: (08) 3 830 9809, (08) 3 833 5781

Website: www.jetstudio.com.vn

Professional studio specializes in recording, mixing songs and making albums for everyone from amateurs to professional singers.

A good voice is not necessary, just the desire to create your own high-quality CD, from recording to cover design.

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