Myanmar Barbecue on 19th Street Yangon, Chinatown

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When you’re in Yangon and searching for places to eat, you’ll likely come across Yangon’s famous 19th Street in the Chinatown area of downtown. Every evening, the main street of Maha Bundala comes alive with vendors of all kinds, selling all sorts of edible foods, ranging from Chinese to local Myanmar dishes. 19th Street – […]

Myanmar Tofu Salad – A Different Kind of Tofu Experience

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If you’re like me, you might think it’s a wheel of cheese. On my first visit to Myanmar, back in 2011, I was puzzled for a number of days, as to what exactly was that wiggly round of yellow matter, that people were eating on the streets? To cure my curiosity, I sat down at a street food stall and […]

Feel Myanmar Food Restaurant – Everything You Want & More

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Feel Myanmar Food Restaurant is easily one of the most famous restaurants for local Burmese food in all of Yangon. But I have to admit, when I first arrived, inside my head I was a little puzzled, if not disappointed… Walking in, I saw little deep fried foods, chicken, a gelato stall… But the last thing I […]

Lahpet Thoke – In Myanmar, You Can Eat and Drink Tea

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In most of the world, mention the word “tea”, and it’s immediately recognized as a beverage. In Myanmar however, mention tea, and it can be associated with either a drink, or a food. Along with the ever-present dish of mohinga, lahpet thoke (လက်ဖက်သုတ်), or Myanmar (Burmese) tea leaf salad, is one of the most well known and […]

$0.20 Cents Will Buy You a Dosa in Yangon

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In-between dodging raging buses and strolling through the energetic streets of Yangon, one of the most popular activities is to eat street food snacks. In Yangon, you’re bombarded with so many street food stalls on every corner, that it’s almost overwhelming. However, you do have to be careful eating street food in Yangon; Not everything looks […]

Eating a Winning Bowl of Mohinga in a Yangon Parking Lot

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Sometimes you have no plans to eat… but it just feels right. You’re walking along, with little intention to eat anything, but then you see a stall that calls your name. You might not even be sure why, but something having to do with the atmosphere, the fresh look of the food, the aroma that hits […]

For Grilled Meat on Stick, Japanese Have it Figured Out

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In between meals of insanely fresh and delicious sushi when I was in Tokyo, I was also excited to hang out and eat skewers of grilled succulent meat known as yakitori. There are a near infinite quantity of small yakitori-ya restaurants in Tokyo, serving up tasty sticks of grilled meat paired with refreshing beverages. One day, after walking […]