Good morning Vietnam at Golden Pho

With the exception of a few “exotic” street vendors – who caused outrage in Yangon a while ago when it was discovered they were serving dog meat – Vietnamese pho has become a popular respite from rice in recent years. A trickle of new Vietnamese restaurant openings are doing a roaring trade – particularly among…

An unexpected taste of Sri Lanka in Yangon

Invite me to a dinner party and it won’t be long before I’m boring the ears off anyone who will listen about the wonders of Sri Lankan food. Needless to say, I don’t get invited to dinner parties very often. Given my fondness for the stuff, I don’t need to tell you how delighted I…