The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Beans from Bagan

An Aussie-style pork dinner gets an authentic Burmese twist, with a tasty traditional bean paste.

 

 

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Chic Japanese restaurant offers impressive menu and service

Ensconced in the Chatrium Hotel, the restaurant – its name means “amber” – offers more than 100 exemplars of Japanese cuisine, superintended by Mr Hiroshi, a 10-year veteran at Chatrium.

 

 

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Smokin' snakes

Our resident culinary expert Phyo with another tried and tested stovetop smoker recipe, this time featuring nga yant (snakehead fish).

 

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Join the queue: authentic Myanmar eatery

Located on the ground floor of a narrow building near Maha Bandoola Road, Shwe Myanmar restaurant is among the most popular in the downtown area. 

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Splitting the bill: Tea-smoked duck

Making tea-smoked duck is simpler than one may first think. With a little effort, restaurant-worthy Asian fusion is within reach.

 

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Positive results from The Lab

With a glassed front revealing a chic interior of brick walls, bar stools and lamplight, The Lab is a cosy joint set against the weathered backdrop of Schwegondaing Road.

 

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A taste of tapas

Conjure the flavours of the Mediterranean with Phyo's simple recipes for sausages and bean tapas-style dishes.

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Fish ’n’ kitsch comes to town

The recently opened Manhattan Fish Market is a franchise affair where the dishes lack panache and booze is notably absent from the menu, writes Whitney Light.

 

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Slow boil: downtown cafe wins points for DIY approach to coffee

Black Sky Café & Bakery's coffee is an experience in itself, concocted in a nest of glass flasks that would be at home in a laboratory.

 

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From Italy, with love

Simple, quick and filling, Phyo's pasta recipe is a treat for a rainy day -- which are not in short supply in Myanmar. 

 

 

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