Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Secrets of food photography revealed

Behind most professional food photos is a stylist who tricks the viewer. These deceits range from a touch of lipstick to redden a strawberry to “milkshakes” made from mashed potatoes. It’s not that food stylists are liars and cheats. They’re simply in the business of improvisation.

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Review: Crafting a better café

Let's get it out of the way: Craft Killiney is not a microbrewery. The Singaporean-styled cafe may, however, just be the neighbourhood’s best daytime workspace.

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The best food we ate in 2015

Grilled fish in Chinatown, kimchi stew in a supermarket and the best burger in Yangon: Weekend’s restaurant reviewers share their favourite meals of the year

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5 of the Best: Christmas Dinners

It's one of the culinary highlights of the year: the family gathered together from near and far, sweet treats and strong drinks, and an afternoon spent stuffing yourself to satiation before dessert. But if time and distance conspire to keep you from your family's table this year, here are our top 5 picks for the Best Christmas Dinners in Yangon. Happy holidays!

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Review: Fantastisch German fare at Mahlzeit

The Germans are good at many things: cars, beer festivals, World Cups, punctuality. They’re also the masters of hearty – albeit lifespan-slashing – food. And what Mahlzeit lacks in dirndl-clad Heidi lookalikes and oompah music, it makes up for in authentic, home-cooked cuisine.

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Sweet dreams are made of … jaggery

Chocolate lovers can buy their treat of choice in many different flavours, but the traditional Myanmar delicacy htan lyat khe, or “jaggery”, has only been available in only one. Until now, that is, thanks to self-proclaimed sweet tooth Ma cho Lei Aung and her brand Tree Food, which introduces new flavours to the well-loved treat.

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Recipe: Classic Caesar salad

Finally, the secret to making a great-tasting Caesar salad at home has been revealed, thanks to Weekend’s award-winning guest chef, Wayne Third. This week he’s chosen one of his own personal favourites.

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Review: Fish & Co perfects ‘family-friendly’, misses everything else

There are three ways to experience Fish & Co, the new chain restaurant from Singapore that opened in November on Parami Road, and depending on your age, your experience will be very different.

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Three cheers for Chinese banquet guru

Lavish meals loaded with booze have been a mainstay of Chinese politics and business for centuries, but for many they are more a source of anxiety than joy. For some, salvation has come in the form of a middle-aged former wedding planner, the "guru" of the boozy business banquet.

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Recipe: Le Petit Comptoir’s beef bourguignon

This week we welcome back Wayne Third, executive chef at Latin American-inspired Hummingbird as well as mind-behind-the-menu at new French restaurant Le Petit Comptoir.

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Myanmar Times Restaurants Reviewed

Looking for someplace out of your usual routine? Let The Myanmar Times help! Find restaurants, cafes, and bars our Pulse team has reviewed.

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