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The Myanmar Times

Note: The Myanmar Times reviews restaurants anonymously and pays for meals.

Italian fare, Sanchaung style

Myanmar in April may not seem like the ideal time for a big, hearty Italian lunch.

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A Bagan bargain

It's almost impossible to say just how many temples there are in Bagan.

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Top food on bottom floor

Malls, Malls, Malls.

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A trip to Hokkaido

Where are the best sashimi and sushi in Yangon? It’s a question that our readers (and this reporter) have asked many times.

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Yangon’s best curry?

At least once a week I find myself wanting a taste of home.

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A bit of la dolce vita

It’s almost impossibile to find good, home-style Italian food in Yangon.


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A slice of Tokyo in Yaw Min Gyi

The first thing that strikes you about Menzo is its location. The restaurant is down a narrow lane off Bo Yar Nyunt steet in Yaw Min Gyi, making it reminiscent of little dining outlets in the small back alleys hidden from the bustling streets of Tokyo, behind the capital’s skyscrapers and multifarious vending machines.

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New Shan sheriff in town

ON the outside with its cheeky wooden sign, red awning, and outdoor menu display (an anomaly among Yangon restaurants) it is hard to distinguish Shan Kitchen from the rows of other hipster-friendly haunts that line the streets of Yaw Min Gyi.

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Drink your food

Sales of power bars and powders and supplements are surging – but does anyone really need them?

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Review: Freedom Café

It seems like every week there is a new restaurant opening in Yangon. There seems to be a move toward offering healthy options – a welcome change. The newest kid on the block is Freedom Café which, while offering food, makes something of a specialty of healthy beverages in its extensive menu.

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