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…

Aung Thukha, 17A 1st Street, Yangon

I try to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda every month or so, whether with visiting friends, or to make offerings, and a meal at Aung Thukha afterwards has become an enjoyable part of the “ritual” so to speak. Located just a short walk away from the Pagoda, Aung Thukha is a wonderful family run restaurant that…

Pansuriya, Bogalayzay Street, Yangon.

Another of my favourite Yangon finds is Pansuriya on Bogalayzay street in downtown. This little cafe doubles as an art and photography space and the walls are covered in unique historical photographs of Yangon & its inhabitants from days gone by, as well as artwork by local artists. The menu has probably the largest selection of…

Top 10 Dishes of 2016

2016 was a year of great eating, from Myanmar to Stockholm and everywhere in between! Here, in no particular order, is what I have eventually narrowed down to be the best things I ate in 2016. The Flying Elk, Stockholm  Venice Roe From Kalix On Cauliflower & Spelt Langos With Sour Cream, Pork Belly &…