Yangon is the culinary capital of the country and its culinary diversity is a memorable treat. I suggest that you steer clear of Western-style food (which you get anywhere in Australia) and be adventurous by trying the authentic Shan food.
In a Burmese restaurant, you will enjoy a cultural experience from the never ending courses that it can offer along with all the complementary side dishes that are necessary to make your Burmese feast complete.
If you less adventurous and prefer to try Indian or Chinese cuisine which you are familiar with, you do not have to go far: for Indian, just go along Anawrahta Road, west of Paya Road towards the Sri Kali Temple, but be cautious of its spiciness. Indian food here is mostly of Southern Indian origin and probably halal. With Chinese food, do not expect it to be like home because it has a Burmese style to it.
For quick meals, it is best to try the teahouses because they offer a wide selection of snacks, one-dish meals and noodles. They are much better than the street stalls.
Unlike some Asian capitals where many eating places remain open until late, you will have to eat early in Yangon for few places, including large hotel restaurants, will serve after 10pm.
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