Yangon

4.4.19

What It's Like to Be Illegally Gay in Myanmar

...And preparing for a drag show.

11.16.17

The Best Food in Yangon Is Cooked by Street Kids

An initiative in the Burmese capital trains street children and marginalized youth to become confident chefs.

7.5.17

How Two Sisters Use Food to Celebrate Myanmar’s Most Misunderstood Minority

The semi-autonomous Wa State, located on Myanmar’s eastern border with China, is often dismissed as a haven for drug trafficking. But Yangon’s Root Kitchen & Bar wants to give visitors a taste of true Wa culture.

3.23.17

Meet the Team Revolutionising Yangon's Culinary Scene

The minds behind Pun + Projects emphasise quality ingredients and attempt to keep pace with global restaurant trends. Oh, and don't ask them to pay bribes.

3.20.17

How This Ex-Nightclub Owner Went from Cleaning Floors to Curing His Own Prosciutto in Yangon

When Ye Htut Win couldn’t find the ingredients he wanted, he decided to become a farmer, a baker, a cheesemaker, and a butcher.

7.14.15

Meet the Burmese Punks Feeding Their Country's Homeless

Every Monday night, a group of black-clad, silver-studded punks meet under an overpass in downtown Yangon to distribute food to people living on the streets.

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