Saturday, August 8, 2020

Wave Desserts : French Pastries

Wave Desserts is a small business shop that sells French Pâtisserie online created by a team of passionate pastry bakers with experience-based in Switzerland....

RIO: Brunch with a View

The owners of Yangon’s newest café, Rio, clearly have their finger on the city’s pulse. Situated in the heart of downtown, overlooking City Hall and Sule Pagoda, the restaurant plays up its Instagram-worthy views while also capitalizing on the coffee and brunch craze sweeping the city. The industrial-chic interior, with polished concrete from floor to ceiling, featured a mix of tables and counter-style seating, creating a comfortable space for groups of friends to socialize or for solo diners to relax.

[New Opening]: Grilled Gourmet Sandwiches by Soul Made

Soul Made offers freshly grilled gourmet sandwiches and gives off the wonderful aroma of newly brewed coffee. Soul Made, itself stands out between other vendors as it gives off a dark and classy look. The menu itself is affordable for the amount of product you are getting. Soul Made has seven varieties of gourmet sandwiches combined with their handmade sauces and spreads. The sandwich was quite filling and would be perfect for people grabbing a bite before class or work. They support and use local coffee beans and are ground at their shop, making your coffee fresh. 

REDHILL BLUES: A Yangon-style Speakeasy

In search of a strong drink after a rough day, my friend and I headed to Redhill Blues on Sanchaung’s Zawtika Street. The venue is billed as a ‘prohibition-era style speakeasy bar’, secretive bars where Americans could sneak a drink when alcohol sales were banned in the 1920s. This style of bar has come back into fashion with modern-day speakeasies popping up in major cities from New York to Hong Kong and we were as interested to see how this concept played out in Yangon.

A Six Hands Dinner with unique cooking styles and tastes

Step into the world of three charismatic chefs: Chef Htun Htun (Chef and Director of Le Cellier), Chef Orng Joitamoi (Joitamoi by chef Orng) And Chef Joseph Nyi Nyi (Executive Chef, Awei Metta hotel Yangon), who have connected together and present a SIX HANDS dinner for Two Nights only! Pre-dinner aperitif along with canapés and a meticulously crafted five-course set menu that combines the unique cooking styles and tastes of each chef.

Rakhine Mote T – A Cure for the Rainy Season

Rakhine Mote T and Rainy Season are two things that are always compatible with each other - the spiciness of it balances out the coldness of the weather. Originated from Rakhine from Western Myanmar, Rakhine Mote T is one of the most loved ethnic food in Myanmar. Try out this famous mouthwatering dish to beat the monsoon season.

Interview about Omnivore by Sharky’s

We sit down with two of founders behind Omnivore by Sharky's - U Ye Htut Win and Htoo Maung to talk about the concept behind and opening up during a crisis such as Covid-19.

Durian Season! The five best spots to try durian delicacies

It's durian season in Myanmar! You can love it or you can hate it, but you can’t ignore it when someone brings it into the room. Dubbed the king of fruits, durian is produced in abundance during this season. For those who want to try this “smelly” tropical fruit, here’s our guide to pastries and ice-creams made of durian.

GUIDES

10 of the best halal restaurants in Yangon

The four-day Eid celebration is upon us. Treat yourself and your loved ones to the best halal food in Yangon.

Rakhine Mote T – A Cure for the Rainy Season

Rakhine Mote T and Rainy Season are two things that are always compatible with each other - the spiciness of it balances out the coldness of the weather. Originated from Rakhine from Western Myanmar, Rakhine Mote T is one of the most loved ethnic food in Myanmar. Try out this famous mouthwatering dish to beat the monsoon season.

7 best specialty coffee shops in Yangon

As Yangonites have demanded better beans, the number of cafes that serve specialty coffee has risen in the recent years. Life starts after a cup of coffee and we will show you how. 

Durian Season! The five best spots to try durian delicacies

It's durian season in Myanmar! You can love it or you can hate it, but you can’t ignore it when someone brings it into the room. Dubbed the king of fruits, durian is produced in abundance during this season. For those who want to try this “smelly” tropical fruit, here’s our guide to pastries and ice-creams made of durian.