#HauteHangouts: Indochine, DIFC Dubai

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Bursting with eclecticism, New York’s famed French-Vietnamese restaurant, Indochine, brings a bold fusion of flavours to Dubai 

The French-Vietnamese favourite has dominated New York’s culinary scene since 1984 (regulars over the decades have included creatives such as Valentino, Andy Warhol, Cindy Crawford and now next-gen A-Listers Kendall Jenner and Kaia Gerber). And now, Dubai’s DIFC plays host to its first venue outside of NYC.

The mood is high voltage: neon lights; tropical décor (replete with the scent of a sizzling Vietnamese summer); and the trendiest wait team in Dubai. Each dish – developed by Chef Steven Nguyen – is a work of art: seared wagyu flank is accentuated with refreshing green papaya and a sweet yuzu soy dressing in the beef & green papaya salad; chicken and shrimp rice noodles are mixed with shiitake and nuoc cham in a mouth-watering Indochine favourite, Vietnamese ravioli; and black cod enveloped in caramel fish sauce is arguably better than its traditional version.


Indochine was a hotspot for creatives and celebrities in New York


Each of Chef Steven Nguyen’s dishes is a work of art 

Visit as many times as it takes to work your way through the share-style menu…For bookings, visit Indochinedxb.com or call +941 4 208 9333

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