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  :: Where to Eat: Frommer's Review

You found it! The hippest little restaurant between Ho Chi Minh and
Hanoi. Owner and chef Duc spent his formative years in Texas before
earning his stripes in hotels and fine-dining establishments. He brings to
Hoi An his own blend of cuisines, putting words like salsa and
Vietnamese nuoc mam (fish sauce) in jarring juxtaposition, and serving
up cool combinations of California cuisine, down-home barbecue, and
Pacific Rim -- all stylishly presented in a fashion that would make the
grade among the finest bistros of New York or San Francisco (he calls it
"Vietnamese with a twist served California-style"). Duc runs the show from an open central kitchen and greets guests with a flamboyant, "Oh
man, we're rockin' tonight!" as he steps out from behind the grill to see if
he can help you find a seat and tempt you with some new idea. Judging ...


  :: 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)
.: At Mango Rooms, Latin tangos with Vietnamese

.: Timeout
.: Fusion with a flair

.: New York Times
.: Where to eat