So much of a country's culture is based around food - the rituals around family meals, the display of warmth and hospitality, and even the greeting 'have you eaten yet?', rather than a simple 'hello'. An Uong translates to 'eat, drink' in Vietnamese. What better way to understand one's story and culture than sitting through a meal with them?...

A recent transition has seen Tenpin move down the road, taking its contemporary pan-Asian food with it. The cuisines that the menu draws from are largely from Southeast Asia, and that extends to the drinks list too, which sees some interesting concoctions like the Tom Yummy with vodka, lychee, coconut water, chilli, ginger, lemongrass and lime....

It’s dark and moody, decked out with plastic cherry blossoms, red lanterns and a variety of other kitsch decorations. Welcome to Rice Queen. The menu leans heavily towards snacks and shared dining, picking from various Asian cuisines, such as Korean, Japanese, Sri Lankan, Malaysian, Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese. The food has plenty of flavour, from the ...