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  :: At Mango Rooms, Latin tangos with Vietnamese

... along a lazy river and over to the beach. Most of the restaurants are pretty good, which isn’t a big feat, considering the bounty of fresh seafood available at their doorsteps. However, I can only enjoy so many "Hoi An roses" (little crepes stuffed with shrimp) and fried calamari rings before they all start to taste the same. And this is why Tran Thanh Duc, a returned Viet kieu and the owner and chef of Mango Rooms, is the man to find.
Fortunately, he and his restaurant are easy to spot.
You can only absorb so much sun and buy so many pairs of poorly fitting shoes before you run out of things to do in Hoi An, which is why my friend and I found ourselves looking for sustenance, and cocktails, at 5pm on a Sunday evening. We found one of Mango Rooms’ entrances at the far ...

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  :: MangoRooms in the press

.: Destinasian (Dec 2006 / Jan 2007)
.: Next Stop - Where to eat

.: East Eats West (24/01/2006)
.: Eclectic Fusion Food at Mango Rooms

.: Viet Nam News (01/05/2005)
.: Latin tangos with Vietnamese

.: Timeout
.: Fusion with a flair

.: New York Times
.: Where to eat