Toast & Melt review: Good ingredients but left me wanting

Toast & Melt opened a few weeks ago on Bo Yar Nyunt Street and serves a variety of reasonably-priced toasted sandwiches. The casual little shop gets a lot right—brilliant location, nice and clean environment,...

Chinese New Year 2018 Guide

Gong Xi Fa Ca! The Chinese New Year, also known as spring festival, is the most important traditional festival for Chinese people. It is also the time of important celebration for families when they gather...

Cinema: Movies now showing in Yangon from 16th to 22nd February 2018

Now showing in Yangon Cinemas from 16th to 22nd February 2018. Black Panther Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. In Black Panther, T'Challa returns...

Story of a Yangon pork stick seller

Skewered pig offal dunked into a communal cauldron of bubbling murky broth may not be to everyone’s taste, but Yangon sure seems to love it. U Win Swe took advantage of the city’s appetite for...

Root review: ‘Wa food that will excite even the most seasoned gastronome’

Each time I go to dine at Root I tend to stagger out, often hours later, feeling a little bewildered, wondering how much of what happened inside the restaurant was real. Root is a...

The ancient hairstyle of Set Set Yo

A village near Bagan known for keeping alive a millenia-old hairstyle is battling climate change and food shortages. By Brittney Tun. Photos by Ye Myat Tun of YMT Productions. Set Set Yo village, about an...

The Single’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

I will be single for this Valentine’s Day. But that is OKAY. Okay? Actually, being single doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate on the day—it’s all about having the spirit to do it yourself. Here’s...

MYANMORE Awards Special award for contribution to excellence

Ye Htut Win AKA Sharky needs no introduction—he is an institution in his own right in the Myanmar food and beverage industry. The audience rose to their feet to congratulate Sharky on winning this...

MYANMORE Awards Newcomer of the Year

Babett Eatery and Bar is fast developing a reputation as one of the cities favourite hangout venues. Situated on the ground floor of Hotel G at the end of Yaw min Gyi, Babett is...

Myanmar’s Dating Game

Modern-day dating is a minefield of faux pas and unsolicited photos. With Valentine’s Day upon us,  Min Ye Kyaw talks with dating app users on the rules of the game. Cover photo by Rasmus...
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