[Fusion Original Saigon Centre] Inspired by the representation of the Vietnamese women with a sophisticated characteristic intertwining between traditional values and a cosmopolitan mindset. An enticing menu and a dashing design to match that disposition, the new Miss Thu restaurant at Fusion Original Saigon Centre is the city’s newest dining destination with a story to tell.
The restaurant’s tale pivots around Miss Thu, a lady of cultured presence, the embodiment of an extraordinary life story that fascinates and enthralls all who enter her artfully curated world. Her presence is felt within the enchanting, modern decor with a ceiling design that evokes the traditional pieces of nón quai thao (a style of Vietnamese hat) and windows textured with a flutter of mandarin hand fans. Contemporary and bold artworks by local artists capture the elements of Saigon’s past and its more cosmopolitan present.
“Miss Thu forms a niche space for connoisseurs to be themselves and meet with compatible souls”, said Alvaro Moreno, General Manager of Fusion Original Saigon Centre, “Miss Thu restaurant will be a quintessential point where individuals with strong characteristics and tastes assemble, enjoy the spectacular view and atmosphere of the fascinating Saigon, as well as a thoughtful food selection from Vietnamese inspired cuisine”.
Always at the forefront of epicurean trends, the traditional Vietnamese cuisine which forms the cornerstone of Miss Thu’s outstanding menu is embellished by a selection of exceptional dishes drawing on international and cosmopolitan influences. Adeptly prepared under the guidance of an executive chef with a Michelin-star background, the restaurant’s talented team twist and enhance their inspired menu to provide guests with an unforgettable upscale dining experience.
Proudly local options like spring roll stuffed with fresh tiger prawns, fried scallops, and Iberico pork feature on the menu alongside Vietnamese-inspired items like a sweet & sour Norwegian salmon and Argentinian beef tenderloin with Vietnamese chimichurri. Street food favorites are also available, along with sweeter treats like a French Crème Brûlée, with local ingredients of coconut, lemongrass, and ginger.
Miss Thu’s Head chef, Arnaud Daleau, comes from France and draws on French culinary training as well as hands-on experience in Paris and Sydney, along with three years of local knowledge formed working with Vietnamese cuisine and ingredients, Chef Arnaud’s aiming to provide Guests an unforgettable dining experience. “With Miss Thu we wanted to create a menu with bold flavors and unique takes on Vietnamese dishes that showcase the vibrant nature of Vietnamese cuisine”, said Arnaud. “Miss Thu subtly shares within the menu her personal touches on some of her all-time favourites, which she enjoyed from her magnificent voyage.
The new restaurant is located on the 24th floor of Fusion Original Saigon Centre. The property opened its doors to guests in July and occupies the top ten floors of Saigon Centre, the city’s largest and most fashionable mixed-use establishment.
Miss Thu is open daily from 6:00 PM until late. Main dishes range between VND 320,000 – 875,000 (approximately USD 14 – 37).