Yangon’s best smoothies and bowls: Where to get your fix of fruits, chia, goji, and acai

Smoothies have been a thing for healthy cuisine lovers for years. Smoothie bowls are their more modern derivative. These hybrid meal-snacks toe the line between health food and dessert but make you feel pretty okay about indulging in one. The bowls incorporate aspects of smoothies and yogurt/granola breakfasts — blending together a load of ingredients ...

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Mañana has a new downtown location

Mañana has a new downtown location

Mañana – hands down one of the top three Mexican restaurants in Yangon – recently opened its third location. This one is downtown, near the corner of Maha Bandoola Road and...

Mad for seafood? This new Rakhine buffet has what you need

Mad for seafood? This new Rakhine buffet has what you need

The recently revamped “Mad for Seafood” buffet at the Sule Shangri-la Hotel is offering a taste of Rakhine cuisine every Saturday night, serving up an array of soups, salads,...

Why you should try this lahpet thoke galette at Ô’thentic

Why you should try this lahpet thoke galette at Ô’thentic

In its year of existence, Yangon’s only crêperie has defied a powerful trend by staying open and inoffensive. In a city where imaginative restaurants come to die,...

Feast on Sri Lankan delicacies at Sule Shangri-La

Feast on Sri Lankan delicacies at Sule Shangri-La

Yangon’s Sule Shangri-La Hotel is serving up a colorful buffet of Sri Lankan delicacies this week in honor Sri Lanka’s Independence Day, which was on Feb. 4. For those who...

50th Street has a bigger, bolder new menu

50th Street has a bigger, bolder new menu

Yangon’s most famous foreigner-friendly watering hole has steadily been leveling up since coming under the ownership of the ever-stylish Pun + Projects earlier this year. Once...

Boat Noodle: almost a Bangkok food court for the Yangon masses

Boat Noodle: almost a Bangkok food court for the Yangon masses

When you walk into Boat Noodle, a staff member at the door shouts “Boat Noodle!” To this, the rest of the team responds “Sawadee ka(p)!” And then you are led to your seat....

Café Sule offers a taste of Turkey through Nov 6

Café Sule offers a taste of Turkey through Nov 6

Centuries of empire-building and cultural mixing have made Turkish cuisine one of the “three great cuisines” in the world. Pistachios from Central Asia, mint from Persia,...

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

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...

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...


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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.