Authentic Chinese food at Huy Lo
Chinese food at Huy Long Vien
the owner of Huy Long Vien Restaurant, is having a dim sum dish at the
cuisines are often said to be tasty and deli-cious, especially those owned by
Chinese practitioners. Many Vietnamese businesspeople have managed to open
Chinese restaurants in HCM City that are able to compete with numerous eateries
that offer authentic Chinese food here, and Huy Long Vien is one of the cases.
Vietnamese, and his wife, a Shanghai designer, opened a Chinese restaurant named
Huy Long Vien in HCMC�s District 1 one month ago, aiming to serve many kinds of
food from different regions in China to both
Vietnamese and Chinese diners.
that there are more and more Chinese investors and businessmen coming to HCMC
for business and living, and this is a good opportunity to open a
restaurant here, he says, adding: �I had lived a few years in China, so it is an
ago, Nhat, an MBA graduate from Pepperdine University in the U.S., came to China
to work. There, he traveled big miles around the country as well as to Hong Kong
and Taiwan, and
experienced many kinds of food. Last summer, he and a business mission from Hong
Kong and Taiwan went to Vietnam to sound out investment opportunities. In first
days, these people had Vietnamese dishes; however, for the following days, they
wanted to experience their home food. So the business idea was conceived in Huy
Nhat�s mind, and he decided to open a Chinese restaurant in Vietnam.
Vien, as his restaurant is named, offers more than 300 Chinese dishes prepared
by Chinese and Hong Kong chefs. Especially, Beijing Duck and Abalone soup with
shredded meat are highlights in the Huy Long Vien Restaurant�s menu.
restaurant�s staff are professionals. They include the restaurant manager Maggie
Yeung, who had worked at the same position in a big restaurant in Hong Kong, and
executive chef Wong Hai from Hong Kong, who has got many awards in cooking.
Besides, seven Chinese and Hong Kong chefs in the restaurant are in charge of
each different section.
that after going around markets in HCM City, these chefs
that food in Vietnam is fresh and abundant, so Chinese dishes made in Vietnam
can be more delicious than those in China.
the decoration, the 1,500 -square-meter restaurant is
completely in the Chinese style. Materials ranging from bowls, plates, and table
cloths to lamps and calligraphic pictures were bought from China.
design the restaurant in a special way so that both Chinese and Vietnamese can
feel that they are in a restaurant in China, not in Vietnam,� Nhat says. �So, it
is an address for not only dining but also studying the Chinese culture.
32-year-old man, who is member of the Sino Alliance Group - a supporter of Huy
Long Vien, is now very busy with works in both China and Vietnam. He has five
Vietnamese restaurants in Shanghai and this Chinese restaurant Huy Long Vien in
HCM City. He plans to open two more restaurants in Vietnam.
Long Vien Restaurant
99 Nguyen Du Street, District 1, HCM City