Good Shan Noodle Shops in Yangon

If you want to have good Shan noodle in Yangon, go no other than “999” Shan Noodle on 34th Street, Mid Bloc (where the City Hall is situated). The restaurant is quite clean and tidy, and sells good quality food. They also provide English language menu so it is quite convenient to bring foreigner friends there. The noodle is less oily, thus quite palatable to the foreigners. Shan Sour Rice here is quite excellent.

999 Shan Noodle Shop in Yangon
999 Shan Noodle Shop in Yangon
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Another Shan noodle shop worth mentioning is “Shwe Ne Sat”, read more



Myanmar Restaurants in Yangon

When you visit Myanmar, you might want to try some Myanmar dishes. For most foreign visitors, this can be easily done at a local Myanmar restaurant. There are a number of restaurants in Yangon and all over the country, which offer delicious Myanmar cuisine. The only problem for a foreign visitor would be to find a nice and decent Myanmar restaurant, and what dish to order.

Most restaurants in Myanmar that sell Myanmar dishes are not intended for foreigners. Their main customers are local Myanmar read more


Ah-lhu – a donation ceremony

When you visit Myanmar, you will encounter ah-lhu one day or another. What is ah-lhu? It is a religious donation ceremony, deeply ingrained into the culture of Myanmar people. Myanmar people usually do ah-lhu when they donate food and offerings to the monk or the monastry. It can be a sole even. Or it can be in celebration for the wedding, anniversary, or to mark the day a family member died. People usually do ah-lhu at home or at the monastery.

Usually, on the day of read more