Some buzz in the social media sphere led me to discover AV’s, a non-descript South Indian breakfast and snack shop across the street from the Theinbyu Road tennis courts. One expat vouched for the authenticity of the place, lauding food that aroused fond memories of backstreet Mumbai snack houses. It didn’t disappoint.
As the front page of the menus at Phayre’s Gastronomy explain, the new restaurant takes its name from Arthur Purves Phayre, a the first Commissioner of British Burma who at one time had the street we now know as Pansodan Road named after him.
Parami pizza, the latest offering from the Union-Gekko hospitality juggernaut, provides a family-friendly venue poised to cater to the apparently booming expat population out toward 8 Mile.