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Sandbox Lounge
12 Phan Huy Ich St., Ba Dinh Dist.

The Sandbox Lounge was a concept derived from pure passion for wine, music, arts, and the company of good friends. The interior décor is a playful mix of modern and classical "”transcending our patrons into a timeless space, in a relaxed atmosphere of fine wine an melodic tunes of jazz and blues.

Inspired by the New York jazz scene of the first half of the 20th century, Sandbox offers an atmosphere that entertains and inspires.

Weekly events:

Saturday: Romantic live music

Wednesday: Live blues night

Friday: Friday jazz live

Price: VND150,000-300,000

Special: Grilled beef & salmon



Pandanus Resort
KP5, Mui Ne, Phan Thiet
Tel: (062) 3 849 849

The Pandanus Resort is offering a gourmet getaway weekend promotion at 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, Saturday evening poolside barbecue buffet with an extensive selection of Vietnamese and international entrées, a variety of salads, pastas, desserts and fresh barbecued seafood, plus entertainment courtesy in-house Filipino band Stardust.

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.



Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon
8-15 Ton Duc Thang St., Dist. 1
Tel: (08) 3 822 0033

Seafood Extravaganza at Riverside Café

Feast on the Renaissance's fabulous array of fresh oysters, mussels, Vietnamese snails, tiger prawns, deep sea fish and lobsters! Sample the café's international selection of appetizers, soups, gourmet dishes and irresistible desserts crafted by our very own executive chef Dan.

VND615,000 ++ (US$30) per person

VND738,000++ ($36) per person (including free flow of wine, beer and soft drinks)

6 p.m.10 p.m. daily at Riverside Café ground floor

* Limited free motorbike parking from 5:30 p.m. onward, at 1 Ngo Duc Ke Street.

Executive Luncheons at Kabin

Make it a smart and efficient lunch with colleagues or business partners at Kabin on the 1st floor. Set menus change weekly with a variety of choices:

VND205,000++ ($10) per person or  VND308,000++ ($15) per person

The restaurant serves meals within 45 minutes, or it's free.

12 noon2:30 p.m., Monday to Friday


Legend Hotel Saigon
2A-4A Ton Duc Thang St., Dist. 1
Tel:  (08) 3 823 3333,  ext. 189/190

Father's Day Buffet at Atrium Café will include an array of fresh seafood including lobster, oysters, tiger king prawns, Mekong crayfish, blue swimmer crab, and a lavish spread of gourmet dishes, such as foie gras, prawn provencale, chili crab, lamb curry, broccoli roses with almond butter, beef medallions rolled in bacon with wild mushroom sauce, roast US rib eye, Churrasco-style barbecue, seafood terrine, paté, and Hawaiian barbecued pork spare rib.

The dessert "extravaganza" consists of mango flambé, chocolate fountain, apple charlotte, Irish coffee cheese cake, crème brulée, wide selection of ice cream, a selection of French cheeses and more. All will be complimented by a free flow of wines, beer, coconut cocktails, fresh fruit juices, soft drinks, coffee and tea for brunch; and wines, beer, coconut cocktails, soft drinks, coffee and tea for dinner.

The Father's Day brunch buffet is priced at VND630,000++ per adult and dinner buffet costs VND790,000++ per adult. Children aged 4-12 can eat for half-price.


Pendolasco-Italian Garden Restaurant
87 Nguyen Hue Blvd., Dist. 1
Tel: (08) 3 821 8181
Fax: (08) 3 914 4994

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


Jet Studio
688 Le Hong Phong St., Dist. 10
Tel: (08) 3 830 9809, (08) 3 833 5781

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 CDs, from recording to cover design.

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