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Ho Chi Minh City hotels celebrate Malaysian cuisine

Sunday, June 11, 2023, 11:11 GMT+7
Ho Chi Minh City hotels celebrate Malaysian cuisine
Malaysian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Wong Chia Chiann speaks at the opening ceremony of the Malaysia Madani Week in Ho Chi Minh City, June 9, 2023. Photo: Ngoc Duc / Tuoi Tre

Malaysian delicacies are being featured at a number of hotels in Ho Chi Minh City as part of the Food and Cultural Promotion program.

The program is hosted by Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers, Hotel Des Arts Saigon – MGallery, Sofitel Saigon Plaza, and Pullman Saigon Hotel with their own events from June 9 to 18.

The Food and Cultural Promotion takes place as part of the Malaysia Madani Week to celebrate 50 years of bilateral relations between Malaysia and Vietnam (1973 - 2023).

“Embark on a tantalizing journey to Malacca and discover the delightful gastronomy of the country at the Malaysia food festival at Saigon Kitchen,” Hôtel des Arts Saigon - MGallery introduced its event called Taste of Malaysia at its Saigon Kitchen restaurant from June 9 to 11.

“Savor Malaysian cuisine with special Nyonya dishes created by Malaysian guest chefs Faridul and Irwan, and be enchanted by traditional dance performances with dancers from Malacca, Malaysia.”

Meanwhile, Sofitel Saigon Plaza offers its program 'Malaysian Flavor's Dinner Buffet' from June 13 to 16, promising to bring diners the opportunity to experience a buffet featuring exquisite local dishes prepared by the chefs from Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara.

Guests will also dine in a space decorated in the Malaysian style while enjoying Malaysian traditional dance performances.

From June 15 to 17, Pullman Saigon Hotel’s Food ConneXion restaurant will host “a culinary adventure to Malaysia” in its lunch and dinner buffets with the participation of two talented chefs from Malaysia.

“You will be treated to wonderful culinary experiences for your taste buds,” the restaurant said.

“In addition, the dynamic traditional dance performances will help you fully enjoy the unique features of Malaysia.”

Also, the Straight Outta Kuala Lumpur event at Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers’ Saigon Café Restaurant is hosted by chef Nazarudin and chef Afzainizamthe from Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur.

The event taking place from June 9 to 18 features a wide range of Malaysian delicacies including the live stations with pasembur salad, rojak buah, murtabak, roti canai, Penang asam laksa noodles, Bubur cha cha, and more.

Besides the Food and Cultural Promotion program, the Malaysia Madani Week in Ho Chi Minh City also boasts a series of events, including exhibitions, an educational fair, business networking, and more. 

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Dong Nguyen / Tuoi Tre News

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