Port Autonomy, Yangon – New Menu Launch

The highlight of my week was undoubtedly the launch of the new menu from Chef Kevin Ching at Port Autonomy. Born and raised in Hawaii, Kevin got his start cooking for friends while living in New York and Beijing. After graduating from Le Cordon Bleu, he went on to cut his teeth at Appia, one of my favourites restaurants in Bangkok,  before landing…

Le Bistrot, Savoy Hotel, Yangon.

It’s safe to say that I am a big fan of the Savoy hotel in Yangon (full disclosure, the hotel manager is a great mate) and have recommended it to both my parents when they visited Yangon a couple of years back, and dear friends from Singapore who are visiting next month for a little…

Mya Kan Tha, Myoma Kyaung Street, Yangon.

Mya Kan Thar is an unassuming looking Burmese restaurant that I would never have ventured into (I have driven past it literally hundreds of times without even realising it was a restaurant!!) without my lovely friends Kimmie & Hnin recommending it to me! We arrived for lunch at 12 sharp and the bustling restaurant was…

Xi Yang Yang, Nawaddy, Yangon.

I have been waxing lyrical about the joys of Xi Yang Yang in Sanchaung back in 2016, so you can imagine how delighted I was when they opened far closer to home, on Nawaddy (just across from Aung Minglar Shan Noodle, another favourite) at the end of last year. The premise is the same as…