Seit Taing Kya Tea Shop
No. 44 Ma Po St.
Myenigone, Sanchaung Township, Yangon
(+95) 1 535 564
Bourdain had: tea, mohinga (fish-based soup with rice noodles), bean-jam pastries, fresh tandoori bread.
Breakfast date: U Thiha Saw, executive director of the Myanmar Journalism Institute, veteran journalist, and former editorial director at the Myanmar Times.
124 Pyihtaungsu St.,
(+95) 9 511 6872
Bourdain ate: pig’s-head salad with Kaffir lime leaf, long-bean salad with sesame and fish sauce, pennywort-leaf salad, a salad of Indian-style samosa.
16 Parami Road,
Mayangone Township, Yangon
(+95) 9 253 042456
Bourdain ate: prawn curry, rice, beer.
Taung Htate Pan Paint Restaurant (Wharf Bar)
Corner of Aung Yadanat Street and Hledan Street,
Bourdain had: chicken necks and cold beer.
Lunch date: Philippe Lajaunie, restaurateur, former owner of Brasserie Les Halles in New York, and longtime friend of Bourdain.
Morning Star Tea House
Saya San Road,
Bourdain had: tea-leaf salad.
Lunch date: San Zarni Bo, renowned astrologer and three-time convict.
110 19th St.,
Latha Township, Yangon
(+95) 1 251 590
Bourdain ate: assorted barbecue, including grilled tofu and pork tail.
Dinner dates: Burmese rock band Side Effect.
Taunghi Village of the Nyaung Oo Township,
(+95) 9 968 172009
Bourdain ate: chicken curry, slow-simmered soup made from roselle leaves, assorted relishes.