cuisine

Pies Will Save the World

As you can tell from the poll on our homepage (please take a second to vote if you haven’t already :-) , I am a bit of a fan of street vendors, illegal or otherwise since legal and illegal can vary quite a bit depending on what country you are in. I would love to sell some food in the park, so I listen and my eyes glimmer with bright green envy when I hear people tell their tales. I have made a deal with a vibrant lass from New Zealand here in Vancouver to start up a underground restaurant, so we will keep you all posted on that, but in the meantime I would like to share this experience a friend had in Portland with her curbside cuisine

Street Food is Making a Comeback

Street Food is Making a Comeback

It is interesting to see over the past decade or so, as countries such as India and Thailand are putting more and more pressure on their street vendors to shut them down, that illegal street vendors are springing up all over North America -- San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles...th ...

Burmese Cuisine

Burmese Cuisine

An Introduction to Myanmar Cuisine by Ma Thanegi I had a great opportunity to meet Ma Thanegi, the amazing lady who authored this book, while in Myanmar (Burma). She is full of the spirit of adventure and has had some amazing experiences in her travels that she shares with vibrant energy. S ...

Eating In Kalaw

Eating In Kalaw

Kalaw, a cool, former British hill-station in Shan State, Myanmar, rises 6,000 feet above sea level and is famous for its flowers and farmlands. It is now a gateway to a variety of interesting treks. A three day trek will take you through the mountains to mystical Inle Lake, through the village ...

Tenderly Tossed Burmese Salads

Tenderly Tossed Burmese Salads

One of my many favorite places to eat in Yangon is at an excellent Burmese fresh salad bar on the street right next to Sule Pagoda. It opens in the evenings as the parking spaces empty, spilling off the sidewalk and across the street. This place is famous in Myanmar for the best hand-tossed rice ...