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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 a utopia of Myanmar grandeur....

New menus at Chatrium’s restaurants

Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon has launched new à la carte menus in its four restaurants. The Emporia Restaurant, Tiger Hill Chinese Restaurant, Kohaku Japanese Restaurant and the Lobby Lounge...

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 relaxed vibe. Some old Burma...

Tempura town

Despite being rather small, the tempura stall on middle block 40th Street catches the eyes of passersby because of a consistent stream of customers buzzing around it. The stall’s owner...

Q&A: Ivan Pun

Four years ago, behind the corrugated iron shutters of an old riverfront warehouse, was a flurry of fashion, art, food and local craftsmanship—a pop-up space known as ts1, or...

Ethnic recipe: Kachin chicken

Run by a sister and brother duo, Kachin restaurant Chin Ngan Sat has won the hearts of many Yangonites with its authentic cuisine. In association Myanmar Ethnic Restaurateurs Group...

Bars and restaurants open during Thingyan 2018

Staying in Yangon over the Thingyan 2018 holidays? Here is a list of the bars and restaurants that are staying open. Let us know if we are missing any...

Chef Orng column: New beginnings

The new restaurant has been open a month already, and I’m really happy (and relieved) to see not only old customers coming back, but also lots of new faces,...

Green column: Food miles? Think meters

When I lived in New York, I took for granted that exotic fruit was available all year round, without a second thought to the thousands of miles it may...

Brewers Association launches Myanmar’s first responsible drinking campaign

The Brewers Association of Myanmar today launched the nation’s first ever responsible drinking campaign to help consumers better understand the importance of responsible consumption. Dubbed “The Upside Down Effect,” the...

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