Myanmar (Burmese) food. The below few pictures will give you a sense of what it’s like. Typically it is small portions of meat or vegetables served with steamed white rice. It is heavy on the oil. The third image is a close-up of tea-leaf salad, a staple of Myanmar cuisine.

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This is an image of dried mutton (goat is commonly eaten here). This particularly dish is common in the Dry Zone (central part of Myanmar).

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This is a popular restaurant chain in Yangon. They specialize in kyay-oh (pronounced “jay-oh”), which is essentially a noodle soup.

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Tropical fruits abound and can be found throughout the city at street stalls or in grocery stores. This image shows mango, lychee, and rambutan (the other thing is dried chili’s — just for decoration).

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Cooking your own stuff is definitely also an option. Wet markets on the street sell all types of foods. Here you can see some seafood we purchased for a meal.

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There is also a grocery store chain called “City Mart,” which is popular here. This picture is of “City Mart Marketplace,” a higher end grocery store here in Yangon.

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Of course you’ll find that rice is ubiquitous at meals. Here’s a picture I took in the Myanmar delta (the rice bowl of the country).

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There are also many foreign foods.

This is from Lotteria, a Korean fast food place (specialized in fried chicken).

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This is from a Japanese place called Fuji.

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This is from a Japanese place called Sakura.

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This is from a place called Sprouts that serves salads and fresh sandwiches.

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And some strangely familiar sights. Dunkin’ Donuts?

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