Café Sule at Sule Shangri-La has gone local in its revamped “Mad for Seafood” buffet.
The all-day dining venue embraces Myanmar seafood—particularly Rakhine fare—on Saturdays and continues its popular international seafood buffet on Thursdays.
At the buffet’s ‘Rakhine Station’ brave customers can embark on a fiery and flavorful gastronomic adventure, choosing from the range of fish, prawns, cuttlefish, and even snails that the chef can spice to the desired level.
Seafood is a stable of the coastal Rakhine diet, and Café Sule covers all the bases: crab, octopus, lobster, squid, clams and more, soaked in spicy-sour broths that use coriander, lemongrass, chillies and lemon juice.
Typically less oily than Burmese cuisine, Rakhine dishes include Mont-Ti, a soup or salad with fish slices, accompanied by rice noodles and seafood that packs a punch.
Also available are papaya salad, anchovy salad, white fungus salad, and a long list of non-seafood dishes such as pork skewers, Chinese steamed buns, and chicken stew.
Other dishes worth a try include Ngar Ni Tuu Thoke (dried small fish salad), Rakhine Mont-Ti Ngar Phae Toke (rice noodle salad with fish cake), Gone Thauk Sann (hot and sour mussel stew) and Pinlalsar Mar Lar Shan Kaw (stir-fried spicy seafood and vegetables), among others
The local-style “Mad for Seafood” Night will be offered on Saturday nights and the traditional international “Mad for Seafood” Night will be offered on Thursday nights, both from 6-10 pm. The two nights are priced at US$36 nett per person. Golden Circle guests will earn points while GEMs cardholders will enjoy 20 per cent off.
For reservations and further information, call (95 1) 242 828 extension 6421 or 6422 or send an email to restaurantreservations.ssy[email protected]
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