TinTin Restaurant, Bogalayzay Street, Yangon.

A permanent “pop up” restaurant, named after the adventurous Belgian cartoon character, Tintin started life as a Mexican taqueria specialising in Tacos, Burritos and excellent Margaritas, before moving onto their next “adventure”, serving food inspired by the Burmese border regions and the countries that surround it. Isaan dishes like Sai Krok and Som Tum sit…

Best Places For Breakfast & Brunch in Yangon.

Finding a good quality Western breakfast outside of a large hotel is still pretty tricky here in Yangon, and to be honest the local breakfasts are just so delicious you will wonder what you ever saw in eggs on toast anyway! That said, I have tried to put together a list that suits all budgets…

Shan Yoe Yar Restaurant, Yangon.

Styled as one of Yangons’ fancier Myanmar restaurants and housed in a newly renovated traditional teak house, don’t let the “fine dining” tag put you off, in reality this just means you get to sit inside in an air-conditioned room, on chairs instead of plastic stools and wine and cocktails are available as well as…

Padella, Borough Market, London.

I had read lots about Padella, (including this excellent review from Marina O’Loughlin in the Guardian) a small no-bookings pasta restaurant in Borough Market, and as I was meeting friends for drinks along the river, it seemed like the perfect place for a quick bite to eat en-route. The menu is short, but oh my…