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 published in the Evening Standard this week has left Myanmar people on social media furious not only because of its Columbus-esque fetishization of Myanmar in general,

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Wanna eat? This San Francisco food truck serves up ‘authentic Mandalay food’

William Lee always knew he would leave Mandalay for America; his mother started the visa process for her family before her children were even born. What he did not foresee,...

Wanna eat? This San Francisco food truck serves up ‘authentic Mandalay food’

Mixologist Pioneers Mobile Food in Nyaungshwe

by Tiffany Teng At first glance, this hip food cart looks out of place at Nyaungshwe’s new night market, located just a few kilometers north of Inle Lake. Serving up the...

Mixologist Pioneers Mobile Food in Nyaungshwe

Coconuts Yangon Food guides & features

Each Yangon eatery has its strengths. The café with the best Wi-Fi might not have the best coffee, and the best-rated Thai restaurant might not serve that one regional dish you’re craving. Maybe you’ve been missing out on one restaurant’s crowning dish for the last two years. Our Food Guides & Features will help you understand the ups and downs of the Yangon food scene.