A Myanmar pancake breakfast

Where Nawaday Street meets Bo Yar Nyunt Road is quite the hub for street food. Amid the fruit stalls and fancy cafes selling overpriced...

Top Chinese fare at Tiger Hill

One of Yangon’s top hotels has revamped the à la carte menus of its award-winning restaurants and offered customers a 20-percent discount in each...

Casa Mia review: ‘High tier Italian fare and top notch service’

I did not have high hopes for Sule Square’s Casa Mia. I don’t like eating in shopping malls, and Casa Mia has a particularly...

800 Bowls review: ‘Reliably-tasty Chinese food in the heart of downtown’

This reviewer is careful of hyperbole and cautious of overstatement but, in my opinion, 800 Bowls is the best Chinese restaurant in the city. In...

Sushi Tei launches new ‘Scrumptious Summer’ menu

Since opening on Dhammazedi Road one year ago, Sushi Tei has brought a wide-ranging Japanese menu to a mix of locals and foreigners that...

Burma Bistro review: ‘Special renovation of a 20th Century building’

Walking up the flight of stairs to newly-opened Burma Bistro is to transport yourself from the daily hustle and bustle of downtown Yangon to...

Yama Rooftop Bar: ‘A good, inexpensive, option for al fresco drinking’

The bar atop Yama Hotel on Bo Myat Htun was, apparently, a fixture of low-cost Yangon watering holes popular among local students with a...

Bar in Town: ‘It may become the place to spill into...

I would like to start with the big caveat that Bar in Town is definitely not the sort of “joint” this gourmand would usually...

Mañana: ‘Tailored to deliver a speedy business lunch’

Mexican restaurants sprung up across the city a few years ago but have since been in dire decline with both Gringo Chilangos and Tin...

Bodhi Nava review: ‘Fresh, healthy yet punchy fusion fare’

Yangon needs more restaurants like Bodhi Nava. From the team behind Green Gallery, this light and airy café meets restaurant meets guesthouse serves up...
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Streets of Yangon

“Behind every door and inside every shop is a person whose story is a joy to listen to,” wrote Bob Percival, former editor of...