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Two Siblings & A Restaurant

GROW Team Food April 7, 2022

Ko Zaw and Ma Ni have been managing the restaurant business for over a decade now, opening different restaurants in many different places. Between the two, Ko Zaw is the chef and Ma Ni takes care of the overall management of the shop. The siblings originated from Kawlin, a town…

From fashion…to food

GROW Team Food April 7, 2022

Aunty Khin has been working as a fashion designer for over 15 years, a true veteran in the fashion design industry. She has created many gorgeous dresses for famous actresses and models. So why did she decide to become a home cook? Well, let’s find out together. “I wanted my…

A Rakhine family

GROW Team Food April 5, 2022

There is a reason why cooking and tailoring are specifically labeled as life skills. Because once you’ve mastered them, they can become powerful tools to make a living. Aunty San is well versed in both. Before starting a home-cooked food shop, she tailored clothes for her neighbourhood customers. Myat Yeik…

Phyoe & Soe

GROW Team Food April 5, 2022

Calling all Rakhine food lovers…..delight your palates with spicy dishes from Phyoe & Soe’s Kitchen.  Rakhine foods are famous for their hot and spicy tastes with little oil or no oil in them, which is a stark contrast to Burmese curry. But not everyone can handle the level of spiciness…

Everybody loves fried chicken

GROW Team Food April 5, 2022

You can’t say you have tasted the best fried chicken in Yangon unless you have tried it from Crisp One. Shihlin Taiwan is a popular food chain in Malaysia selling street snacks from Taiwan’s night markets. Kyaw had worked there for about 8 years and picked up a few techniques…

The Drink of Heroes

GROW Team Food April 5, 2022

“The Warriors” have been the talk of the town for quite some time now. This drink of heroes is a popular liquor brand among youths and adults because of its refreshing flavors. Ye can be reckoned as a veteran in the food and beverage business who has been working in…

Ajumma

GROW Team Food April 5, 2022

If you are a K-Drama fan, you need no further explanation for what “Ajumma” means. Interestingly in our mother tongue, it’s the same pronunciation as that Korean word for a married middle-aged woman or “Aunty”. Here in Myanmar, there is a Burmese Ajumma who has excellent cooking skills. Her name…

A young girl’s dream

GROW Team Food April 5, 2022

We all have dreams, don’t we? But unless we truly work on them, they will always remain as dreams, but never a reality.  For Nant, her dream was to open a café on her own. There are three things Nant likes in her life: food, fashion, and Mickey Mouse. Just…

It’s Takoyaki Time!

GROW Team Food April 5, 2022

You might have noticed a small takoyaki shop around the corner of Man Pyae 6th street if you live in the area. Who knows, you could already be a regular customer of that shop. Aye and her husband are longtime residents of Man Pyae 3rd Quarter, who have been selling…

One step at a time

GROW Team Food April 5, 2022

Damn hot, yet damn good! Behind this spicy “Mala Ahbyal Sein” dish is a 24-year-old girl called Su, the owner of Sumo Snack Shop. Like most of the 90’s kids, Su has so much passion for developing and growing her own business. Back in 2017, she started selling hot dogs…