The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

What we have to eat

Displaced from home, IDP camp residents get by on rations – no meat, thin soup, hard rice.


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Think national, eat local

Bamar food is common everywhere, with mohinga (rice noodles with fish soup) especially popular.


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Dream, Feel, Taste

It has been said that the most difficult thing to give away is kindness, for it is usually returned.


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A Primo experience

Could Nay Pyi Taw become a food capital? One new destination is leading the charge.


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Whiskey business

Scottish journalist Fiona MacGregor boldly investigates Myanmar's favourite foreign tipple.

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No taste like home

You can ask a good bartender anything, they say. But can you ask him to invent a new cocktail for you, one that represents the tastes of this great country?

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Sweet spot

Nothing says tradition like the teashop – but even these bastions of inertia have been getting with the times lately.

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