Yangon Food Tour: Get a Taste of Burmese Cuisine and Culture with A Chef’s Tour

Yangon Food Tour: Get a Taste of Burmese Cuisine and Culture with A Chef’s Tour

Like many of its neighboring countries, there's a clear Indian and Chinese influence to Burmese cuisine. There seem to be strong regional identities as well. Wikipedia's list of Burmese dishes points to several dishes that are Shan-, Kachin-, or Rakhine-influenced, all of which are administrative regions within Myanmar.
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Drinking Ginja de Óbidos in Portugal

Drinking Ginja de Óbidos in Portugal

Ginja is a very sour, almost bitter, type of cherry. It grows particularly well in the valley region of Sobral da Lagoa in the council of Óbidos. It began to be used for liquor production in Lisbon in the 19th century, but it wasn’t until 1987 that Dário Pimpão created the recipe that is still famous in Óbidos today.
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Mumbai Food Tour: See and Taste the Best of Mumbai with A Chef’s Tour

Mumbai Food Tour: See and Taste the Best of Mumbai with A Chef’s Tour

As always, I do a fair amount of research before a trip but there’s only so much Google can tell you. Insider knowledge, especially when it comes to food, is always best, which is why I think it’s so important to experience a new city with a local. Shailesh, a third-generation resident, was about to give me my first real taste of Mumbai.
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