Burmese Photographers Exhibition, The Secretariat, Yangon.

If you are in Yangon between now and March 11th, make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Secretariat for the Burmese Photographers exhibition from Lukas Birk & The Goethe Institute. Lukas Birk, the founder of the Myanmar Photo Archives, has collected some 10,000 photographs, taken by both professional and amateur local photographers,…

Burma Bistro, Merchants Road, Yangon.

My first visit to Burma Bistro was not what I would call a roaring success, although the restaurant was open, there were still building works ongoing and it seemed that they had hurried to open, when another week or two spent on finishing the restaurant, and staff training, would have done them the world of…

Baan – Thai Family Recipes, Wireless Road, Bangkok.

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America (the other CIA) Chef “Ton” Thitid Tassanakajohn worked in several famed New York restaurants, including Eleven Madison Park, Jean Georges & The Modern, before returning home to Bangkok, where he has fast earned a reputation as one of Bangkoks most talented young chefs. After winning high praise for…

Taste For A Good Cause – Taste Siem Reap Food Tour.

I spent the past weekend back in Siem Reap, my first visit there in almost 2 years, with a very dear friend who was visiting from the UK. 2 years is a very long time in terms of the hospitality scene in South East Asia & I was concerned I may not be up to…