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  :: Fusion with a flair

Born in what was then Saigon, Tran Thanh Duc is now the chef and
proprietor of the Mango Rooms in Hoi An. Only a few hundred kilometres
separate the two towns, but Duc went the long way round – via Texas,
Brazil, Australia and Japan.

And this is actually very good news for the rest of us, because his food reflects his long journey. There are of course a great many fabulous places to eat in the historic old river port, but most offer only limited variations on the same basic dishes. So far, only Duc’s place serves
anything original and creative, a cuisine that could probably best be described as Vietnamese-Latin American-Japanese fusion.
The Mango Rooms is situated at the far end of increasingly modish ...


  :: 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