The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 25 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Hidden snack shack lures customers from Bogyoke Market

We walked past many food vendors, ignoring them all until we reached the pork-stick and fried vermicelli shop at the back of Bogyoke Market. It’s located near the bridge that goes over the railway and a bunch of unused steel construction materials – not exactly a nice environment.

 

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Peppered with pickles

A couple weeks ago, at City Mart in Yankin Center, I came across Shan-style pickles and got inspired to try them all. I love these spicy-sour treats.

 

 

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Mediterranean dishes shine at lushly gardened manor

The House Bar & Grill is situated in – what else? – a big, beautiful house, just down the road from Ginki Kids. You could sit inside, in the high-ceilinged, spare but gracefully adorned rooms, but if it’s not raining you’ll probably want to head outside to enjoy the garden.

 

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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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