The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 02 July 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Green Restaurants: the healthiest eats from across Southeast Asia

There are many reasons for eating green when it comes to your health, as well as the environment. Here are our top picks across the region that serve green, healthy grub without compromising on creativity and flavour.

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Recipe: Seafood and crispy salmon saffron risotto

This week’s recipe is brought to you by Weekend’s guest chef Pedro Carrillo, executive chef at Novotel Yangon Max. This week, he shows us how to make seafood risotto, delicious and rich in texture and taste, that can be prepared in under an hour.

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Port Autonomy's new venture puts the “fine” in fine Italian dining

I’m not in the habit of making new friends, but if I were, I would want Kevin Ching of uber-hip Port Autonomy to be one of them. 

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Late-night eats

Yangon can hardly be described as a “24-hour” city, so where do night owls go to satisfy their late-night hunger pangs? The Myanmar Times checks out 3 popular spots that are open around the clock.

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Fabulous fritters

It’s a good thing I have an unusual fearlessness when it comes to hot oil, as this week’s fritters use it by the bucketload, providing perfect snacking material for a weekend of warm weather.

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7th Joint Bar and Grill

Last week, an article on Global Post declared, “Bushwick is over: Time to move to Yangon.” Apparently, Yangon’s emerging bar and restaurant scene is an early sign of the “hipster revolution” about to sweep the city. Clearly, in his haste to broadcast the city’s hip new “foodie culture” to the world, the writer of said article didn’t find time to visit 7th Joint Bar and Grill.

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Kalaw gem wows - and leaves you stuffed

Most people who visit Kalaw, a smallish
town in southern Shan State about
90 minutes’ drive west of Inle Lake, do so
for trekking. But it's time to add this delectable spot in Royal Kalaw Hills Resort to your itinerary.

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Taco or not to go?

A friend of mine recently decided to leave Yangon and move back to the United States, her reason being that she missed two things: good Mexican food and her husband. In that order.

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Top restaurants fight it out

Four of Yangon’s top restaurants went head to head on April 4 in a bid to be named the first “Yangon Food Fight” champion.

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Hummingbird soars

The Myanmar Times investigates Yangon's hippest new restaurant and cocktail lounge, and is thoroughly impressed.

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