Friday, February 12, 2016
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Get lit on flaming cocktails

Slightly dangerous and visually dazzling, the flaming cocktail may not be your most common choice of beverage. But on the right night – maybe on such a night as the Thadingyut Festival of Lights – a flaming cocktail is the ideal way to transform your typical drink into spectacle for the whole bar. Here are three of Yangon's top spots.

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Recipe: Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw lemongrass BBQ chicken

For this week's recipe, we head to central Myanmar to join the team of food wizards at Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw, led by head chef Vladimir Siljegovic, who brings with him many years of experience working at five-star hotels in France, England and Asia.

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Could I see the Myanmar menu, please?

“Could I see the Myanmar menu, please?” A simple enough question, you might think. After all, we are in Myanmar. Say you’re in an American-style diner, a Paris-style bistro or an Italian trattoria and you, world traveller that you are, feel perfectly at home as you scan the menu. But what about your Myanmar friends or business associates, who don’t know fusilli from grits?

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Yangon Bakehouse banana walnut muffins

For the final time, this week the team behind the much loved social enterprise Yangon Bakehouse shares one of their favourite recipes with us. This week, Doris shows Weekend readers how to make banana walnut muffins.

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Review: Breakfast at Sharky’s: Nothing but smoke (d-salmon) and mirrors

The recent opening of a branch of beloved Yangon-institution Sharkey's on Pansodan Street was the cause for much celebration, but actually tasting their tantalizing breakfast menu is harder than it seems.

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Recipe: Yangon Bakehouse mini-potato samosas

This month our recipes come courtesy of the team behind the much-loved social enterprise Yangon Bakehouse. This week, chef Min Thu Swe shares one of his favourite YBH recipes: mini-potato samosas that are perfect for parties and simple to make.

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Feminist restaurant gives migrants a starter in Britain

In a feminist restaurant housed in a theatre, seven immigrant female chefs are bringing a taste of their homelands to Londoners, whilst earning themselves a stake in British society.

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The Best Brunch(es) in town

There’s no doubt about it, brunch is, hands down, the best meal of the weekend. Whether you’re looking for a cure for the night before, a laid-back lunch or a boozy, bottomless binge-fest, we’ve sought out Yangon’s best brunch spots to make sure the most important meal of the day is also the tastiest.

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Recipe: Yangon Bakehouse spinach and cheese quiche

This week, pastry chef Doris of the much-loved social enterprise Yangon Bakehouse shares on of her favourite recipes – a spinach and cheese quiche perfect for lunch-boxes or as finger-food for a party.

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Review: Mexican stew musings at The Muses

I don't really know what postmodernism is, but I think there’s something like it going on at the Muses Café & Restaurant, located just off Nar Nat Taw Street in Diamond Condominium Complex.

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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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