AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 COCKTAILS AND SKETCHES – NUMBER 27 – NGUYEN TRAI, HCMC, VIETNAM.

Nguyen Trai Street today is well known for fashion.

PERSON 1380 -1442

  Nguyen Trai originally was from Hai Duong Province. He was born in 1380 in thanh long          ( present day Hanoi). Under the briefHo Dynasty, he passed his examinations and served his time in the government. In 1417, Nguyen Trai joined a rebel leader named le Loi, who was fighting a guerilla war with the Chinese Ming at the time. Nguyen Trai served as the cheif advisor, strategist and propagandist for the movement.
         The war of independence lead to the  defeat of the Ming Chinese and the inauguration of the Le Dynasty and lasted from 1417 to In 1427, two other Chinese relief armoies entered Vietnam and were defeated. The numerous prisoners were given provisions and allowed to leave Vietnam and go back to China. Nguyen Trai penned a famous proclaimation of the Victory.

STREET 

Nguyen Trai page from the Cocktail Art of Saigon Volume 2

Modern day Nguyen Trai street in HCMC is known as the shopping Mecca for clothing, footwear, and fashion accessories. 

STREET NAME HISTORY

Some of the Characters you will find on Nguyen Trai Street I Saigon

Nguyen Trai, duong (Q.1/Q.5) – rue Frere-Louis ( Eastern Section ), Route haute de Saigon a Cholon, rue  Quang-Trung ( central section), rue de Cay – Mai, rue de Marechal Joffre            ( western section), 1955-1975 duong Vo Tanh. 

The Famous Nguyen Trai cocktail is served in a handbag and is ideal for sharing.

NGUYEN TRAI COCKTAIL

The famous sharing supermiodel champagne cocktail, served in the ultimate fashion accessory, a handbag. Grear for girls who like to party and enjoy the original fashion statement in style. Recommended for sharing between upto 3 hot girls of boys ! 

Its ALL about balance
Light, refreshing and perfect at Sunset or during the day…anytime is fashion time !

INGREDIENTS 


50ml Raspberry Vodka, 50ml Peach liqueur, 100ml Peach puree, 100ml Cranberry Juice, 200ml Prosecco. 

The Nguyen Trai cocktail uses the building method of making


METHOD 


Add all the ingredients to 1 litre container before placing in the handbag. Add ice, stir. Add minimum two straws and serve with extra attitude. 

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