Myanmar contestant Suu Khin wins coveted white apron in ‘Masterchef: Legends’

“I believe Burmese food is worthy of winning a Masterchef title and I am here to win it.”

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Starbucks in Yangon? Nope, just a very familiar logo.

Starbucks in Yangon? Nope, just a very familiar logo.

Fantastical aquatic character in a circle? Check. Ring of all-caps text in blocky sans serif? Check. Even two little shells where the pair of stars should be. From a distance, it...

Thank God, It’s Free: Burma Bistro celebrates T.G.I.F. in style with free cocktails

Thank God, It’s Free: Burma Bistro celebrates T.G.I.F. in style with free cocktails

Burma Bistro, on the corner of Merchant and Shwe Bon Thar, has a gift for all of you this coming Friday and for all foreseeable Fridays as well (while supplies last). Starting...

Fire and fury: Korean noodle brand Samyang’s spicy noodle eating challenge heats up in Myanmar (PHOTOS)

Fire and fury: Korean noodle brand Samyang’s spicy noodle eating challenge heats up in Myanmar (PHOTOS)

Six contestants, sitting in a row behind a long horizontal table, placed both of their hands up in the air and listened attentively as the event’s host, Arrman, counted...

Oh no they didn’t — fishy cocktail Mohinga Martini evokes mixed reactions

Oh no they didn’t — fishy cocktail Mohinga Martini evokes mixed reactions

First they came for lahpet thote (not once, not twice, but three times), then they came after Ohno Khao Swe, and now … now, they — those F&B hipsters who can’t...

Pretzel Logic: Auntie Anne’s latest US fast food chain to eye Myanmar

Pretzel Logic: Auntie Anne’s latest US fast food chain to eye Myanmar

Freshly baked pretzels are about to be just a bumpy taxi ride away. Auntie Anne’s, a ubiquitous presence in the food courts of US malls, is set to open their first Myanmar...

Working House is the best café in Sanchaung

Working House is the best café in Sanchaung

It’s only been open for a week, but the truth is hard to ignore: Working House Café is definitely the best café in Sanchaung. This may not seem like such high praise for a...

Krispy Kreme serves its first donuts in Yangon ahead of Sunday grand opening

Krispy Kreme serves its first donuts in Yangon ahead of Sunday grand opening

Yangon donut lovers got their first taste of Krispy Kreme donuts this afternoon at a press briefing ahead of the company’s grand Myanmar opening on Sunday. Representatives of...

Half-price dim sum at Paradise Dynasty until Sept. 14

Half-price dim sum at Paradise Dynasty until Sept. 14

In honor of its one-year anniversary, Paradise Dynasty (“Legend of Xiao Long Bao”) is offering everything at half price until Sept. 14. The Yangon branch of this Singaporean...

Yangon finally has a poke place

Yangon finally has a poke place

More than two years after poke broke free of its Hawaiian roots and swept across the US mainland, the super-tasty raw fish food trend has finally travelled far enough in the...


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Coconuts Yangon F&B News

Yangon restaurants are constantly opening, updating their menus and hosting events. Some are worthy of celebration, like the Wa food at Root or the consistently yummy Thai fare at Green Gallery. Others make us wonder whether we’re headed in the right direction, like the overpriced Burger King at the Yangon International Airport. If you want to know where to get the best deals, where to find the tastiest iterations of Myanmar’s multi-ethnic cuisine or who makes the best pizza in town, leave it to Coconuts Yangon to sort you out.