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Dinner & View @ Sheraton Saigon

We just got done with dinner at the Saigon Cafe inside the Sheraton and I just had to write about it. The food was international and asain buffet style cuisine. There was every kind of seafood and meat imaginable (other than chicken and duck). I had several fantastic dishes:

1. Seafood in cream sauce (eel, shrimp and oysters)
2. Filet mignon and swordfish cooked at an interactive cooking station
3. Some of the best desserts I've ever had: Chocolate Soufflé, crème brulee, vanilla ice cream with whipped cream and hot chocolate syrup, and some others I can't remember the name of.

As you can see, I was sure to save plenty of room for dessert. The price was pretty reasonable too ($32 USD). I was expecting it to be much more expensive since it was inside the restaurant.

After dinner we went up to the Level 23 Bar, which is a rooftop open bar. The city is really beautiful at night with all of its lights. I took this shot of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committe Building from the rooftop bar. I also posted some other pictures of the hotel to the photo album for today. This building was built by the French between 1901 and 1908 to serve as City Hall. The building now houses the city's main governing body.

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  1. ...but your wife and kids ate 2-for-1 pizzas last night!! i know you are jealous and drooling.... seriously, sounds like you are not starving, and so glad chicken and duck weren't being served! talk to you later...

    p.s. i think it is wonderful that you are able to keep track of your photos and what they are of...will pay off big time after you are home!

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  2. Andy, Sounds like you are getting an experice of a lifetime. I'm glad to hear that the people are treating you great. Stay safe and don't forget you're to be at "MEMAW'S" on the 17th of Dec. Enjoy your trip and remember everyone at home is jealous. We have a hard time leaving Ga. See ya, Big Beth

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