Wai Wai’s Noodle Place (Downtown) Bo Aung Kyaw Yangon

With the traffic as bad as it can be in Yangon, it’s very common for people to stick to their neighbourhoods when choosing where to eat or drink and I very rarely head to places like Sanchaung for example, even though it is home to restaurants, like Wai Wai’s, that I really enjoy eating at….

Locale Cafe, The Central, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Yangon

The newest lifestyle concept from Pun & Projects, Locale Cafe in the Central on Kabar Aye Pagoda Road aims to fill the gap in the local market for food that is healthy, delicious and interesting (no sad limp salads here) with the promise of special menus to cover different dietary requirements to follow. The cafe…

Nova Brasserie, Rosewood Hotel, Yangon.

After much fanfare the Rosewood, Yangon’s newest luxury 5 star hotel, finally opened at the end of July, and I, along with every other curious diner in town hurried along to check out Nova Brasserie, the first of their F&B outlets to open. The Rosewood culinary team is helmed by Executive Chef Vladimir Siljegovic, who…

The Gardeners Cottage, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Another widely recommended Edinburgh restaurant was the pretty Gardeners Cottage and as my friend L was yet to visit, I happily booked us in for dinner. Built in 1836, the cottage was, as the name suggests, the home of the gardener for Edinburgh’s Royal Terrace Gardens. More recently, the cottage was converted into a pretty 2…