Best Romantic Restaurants in Yangon: Date Spots from the Affordable to the Extravagant

While there is no shortage of restaurants in Yangon, finding one that’s more date-appropriate is a bit trickier. Of course, there are questions to be asked as to the kind of date you’re looking for: Do you want to really dress up, or just hang out in jeans and a t-shirt? Are you on a ...

Food guides & features

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...

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,...

Support local charities by stuffing your face with European food this weekend

Support local charities by stuffing your face with European food this weekend

The second annual European Food Festival kicks off in Yangon this weekend, and it looks like the tastiest affair this town has seen this year. At least 14 restaurants representing...

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...

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

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,...

Mixologist Pioneers Mobile Food in Nyaungshwe

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...


 

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.