“MINGALABA” is neither an English greeting, like the name of the restaurant, nor Japanese, like the food it serves, but on a recent visit to Japanese restaurant Hello we were greeted warmly with it as soon as we came through the door. The friendly server then showed us to a table rather than leaving us to cast about for one ourselves – always a good way to earn a few extra hospitality marks in my books.
Lately I’ve been feeling inspired by Spanish tapas. After finding precooked, frozen clams at the supermarket, I tried a few new dishes and am so far happy with the results. Of course, you can also find clams at the market if you like your seafood fresh.
Yangon's newest fine-dining experience The Water Library has begun trade, minus a few key flourishes.