Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The Myanmar Times
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Note: The Myanmar Times reviews restaurants anonymously and pays for meals.

Review: Savoy’s boutique brunch

Brunch wasn’t a thing when I was growing up. Not in the UK, at least. These days, of course, brunch is everywhere – except that it’s not just about getting up a bit late and eating pancakes any more. Thankfully, Savoy’s new boutique brunch has arrived to rescue us from Sundays spent sleeping off the aching guilt of our own gluttony.

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The fruit that needs a users’ manual

Good all year in Myanmar, jackfruit proves a hit abroad

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Street eats: Beef intestine and tripe soup – ameh oo pyoke

When the rains come, there’s nothing to beat hot, tasty and spicy food. I usually go for mote ti (Rakhine rice noodles in a peppery fish soup) or mohinga, but for a real treat I like a bowl of steaming beef intestine and tripe soup.

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Review: Penthouse offers class and a view to kill

Google Maps show two Penthouse restaurants in Sanchaung. One pin is titled “The Penthouse Restaurant – Skybar – Lounge” on Bagaya Street, the other titled “The Penthouse” on U Wisara Road. Neither is the one you’re looking for. I learn this the hard way.

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The quest for Yangon's best burger

Ten years ago The Myanmar Times embarked the most quixotic of quests: to compile the first-ever-ever list of decent burger joints in Yangon. Today, with a wealth of new options available we update this list. We feel we can comfortably declare this the definitive guide to the best meat-stacks in town.

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2004 flashback: An American classic, Myanmar style

The Myanmar Times looks back to Douglas Long's first venture, in 2004, to chronicle the best, the worst, and the weird of Yangon's hamburger offerings.

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Café Flight offers trip to the twilight zone

There’s no place like it – but you’d better get ready to buckle up

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Go West, young man, and get some ribs

The West Bar & Grill’s soft and distinctly un-wild opening impresses with delicious local ribs – teething problems aside.

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Visceralicious: Zephyr pork-stick shop

It's enough to get tummies rumbling with hunger: the smell of well-boiled pig viscera. Even casual passers-by turn their heads and start salivating when they catch a whiff of intestines, placentas, ears and other parts as they are removed from the boiled soup.

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Review: John Dee’s Steak House

I must have been in the wrong place. The brown, non-descript interior and faux-velvet conference chairs didn’t look like they belonged to the “best restaurant in Yangon” – which is how John Dee’s steak joint had been described in a mysterious message passed to me by a fellow gastronaut.

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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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