Don’t Sleep on Them: Here are food Tech Startups from Cambodia, Myanmar That you Should know About

Hailing from the frontier markets of Cambodia and Myanmar, these startups just began to help maximise their countries’ untapped potentials in tech-based food industry When you think of Southeast Asia, would you think of food? Even if you’re not a foodie, these days technology has made food to be more than a necessity; it’s a […]

Good Eats in Myanmar: Htet Myet Oo Comes Home To Feed His People

Born in Myanmar and raised in the U.K., Htet Myet Oo returned to his homeland in 2012, armed with an economics degree from City University of London. In 2014, at age 24, he launched the Rangoon Teahouse, specializing in traditional Burmese cuisine. Situated in Yangon’s colonial downtown district, the restaurant caters to middle-class locals, expats […]

The Politics Of Myanmar’s Changing Tea Culture

Pulling low wooden stools out from under a short square table, a group of longyi-clad men sits down at an open-air tea shop in downtown Yangon, Myanmar. One man makes a kiss-kiss noise and calls out an order to the young waiter. Moments later, porcelain teacups filled with steaming laphet yay — sweet Burmese tea carefully mixed with black […]

Anthem Asia Invests in Myanmar’s Rangoon Tea House to Speed Up Burmese Restaurant & Lifestyle Group’s Growth Plans

Investment enables RTH group to expand Yangon-based restaurant and outside catering businesses as well develop new food concepts and brands. YANGON, MYANMAR, September 24, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ — Anthem Asia, an independent investment and advisory group building sustainable businesses in Myanmar, today announced a partnership with Rangoon Tea House (RTH) to support the expansion of the […]

Repats help revitalize Myanmar

The generator will kick in momentarily, and after all, frequent power shortages are just part of life in Myanmar, a country that was still named Burma and was under a military dictatorship in 1988, when Ohn left home to seek a career in the United States. The days of overt military rule are over. He […]

Rangoon Tea House : Taking the Machismo and MSG Out of Myanmar’s Tea Shops

Burmese tea shops are manly joints. The tiny cups of sweet tea, the miniature stools that require some awkward squatting, and even the underage boy waiters that you beckon with kissy sounds—yes, cat calls—might not seem all that outwardly macho, but tea shops are where the men of Myanmar spend a good deal of their […]