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.
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.
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.
Fortunately for those on an infrequent-flyer budget, you don’t always need to pack a bag to explore new climes. A really good national-cuisine restaurant – one where every dish feels like a new neighbourhood, every bite a new conversation – can transport you abroad like magic. But how to find authentic dishes? One surefire way is to go where the expats and immigrants go when they’re seeking a taste of home.