Gekko Restaurant Yangon, Weekend Brunch Launch.

Whilst Yangonites have no shortage of Sunday brunch options (see my favourites here) choices for where to eat a Saturday brunch are few and far between, which is why the new weekend brunch from Gekko is such a welcome addition! The brunch menu is served (in addition to their main menu) every Saturday and Sunday…

The Good Supper Series – Kokkoya Organics X Lynn Yang Wolf, Yangon.

Kokkoya Organics is an urban farm in North Yangon that grows organic vegetables, whilst training their female team on organic farming techniques, farm management and training skills. They are currently fund-raising to pay for their next 6 months rent, and so have started the Good Supper Series, where guests have dinner out on the farm, catered…

A Month Cooking With The Kokkoya Organics CSA Box, Yangon.

My flatmates and I recently took advantage of the fact that half of the expat population of Yangon seem to be out of town on their summer holidays, and managed to sign up for weekly deliveries of the hugely oversubscribed Kokkoya organics CSA box (approximately 1 lakh or $70 a month) The premise is simple,…

Yangon Farmers Market.

Set up by the wonderful people behind Kokkoya Organics, the Yangon Farmers Market is a weekly market, held at the Inya lake rowing and canoe club, every Saturday morning between 8am-12 noon. Local farmers and boutique businesses sell everything from organic vegetables, to organic eggs from Shwe Taung Nyo Gyi (Myanmars first organic certified poultry…