Bend the knee to Babett – the new queen of the Yangon food scene

Babett has been open for less than two weeks, but in that short time, she has breathed new life into Yangon’s food scene and raised the bar for every eatery that aspires to turn Yangon into a food and lifestyle destination. Like its sister restaurants in Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Singapore, Babett is an affordable yet ...

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Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Yangon: Where to Find Vegan Salads, Gluten-free Wraps, and Kombucha

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Yangon: Where to Find Vegan Salads, Gluten-free Wraps, and Kombucha

Despite the booming restaurant scene, it’s no secret that Yangon doesn’t exactly cater to its vegetarians and vegans. While we can boast joints that serve some mouthwatering...

Sharky’s frozen pizzas have arrived

Sharky’s frozen pizzas have arrived

Pizza lovers rejoice! Sharky’s now stocks frozen pizzas, meaning you no longer have to be disappointed at the sight of your freshly wood-fired pizza turning into a stone cold...

Yangon’s best burger joints: Where to find delicious cheeseburgers, vegan burgers, charcoal burgers, and more

Yangon’s best burger joints: Where to find delicious cheeseburgers, vegan burgers, charcoal burgers, and more

In the past few years, Yangon has acquired a ton of new cars, new buildings, new overpasses, and — most importantly — new restaurants. From Japanese food courts to pet cafés,...

Pet cafés paw their way into Yangon

Pet cafés paw their way into Yangon

It may be raining cats and dogs in Myanmar, but in Yangon two coffee shops are offering animal-lovers a chance to escape the monsoon as the global pet-cafe craze sweeps into the...

Port Autonomy is back (again) for the weekend!

Port Autonomy is back (again) for the weekend!

One of the most delicious menus in the history of Yangon is being resurrected, yet again, by 50th Street Bar this weekend. From July 14 to 16, you’ll be able to order Port...

Catpuchino Café debuts in Yangon

Catpuchino Café debuts in Yangon

If you’re a big cat lover but can’t have your own furry little feline for whatever reason, you might want to head over to Freedom Café in Sanchaung, which has launched the...

Hipster la phet thote recipe calls for honey, tofu, and kimchi substitution

Hipster la phet thote recipe calls for honey, tofu, and kimchi substitution

We were hoping this day would never come, but to be honest it was only a matter of time before the hipsters fully descended upon Myanmar food. A ‘la phet thote’ recipe...

Mandalay to host first mango and tea leaf fair

Mandalay to host first mango and tea leaf fair

Do you like mango? Tea? Love mango and tea together? Then you might want to grab a flight or go on a road trip to Mandalay in a few weeks when the city holds the first mango and...

Zucchini Textures: an elegy for tastemaker Kevin Ching

Zucchini Textures: an elegy for tastemaker Kevin Ching

“Can I tell you a secret?” Chef Kevin Ching has his hands wrist-deep in a large crab at a fancy hotel brunch when he proffers the classified data. “I think I created my best...


 

Coconuts Yangon Food buzz

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.