Hell’s Kitchen – Cambodia

Whilst perusing the menu at my local Khmer restaurant I was reminded of the mantra , ‘he who dines alone, chokes alone.’ By running my eyes down the menu I couldn’t help but notice the ‘fried lord with mek.’ Is this some sort of posh nosh? As if that wasn’t…

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The Kiwi Bakery – Phnom Penh

Kiwi Bakery and Restaurant Bread, pastries, breakfast and beverages 199 Sisowath Quay (The Riverside) Recently relocated from Street 63, this cafe opened a month or so ago but has been curiously quiet in advertising or opening promotions of any kind. Having spent a morning out and about with some Khmer…

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Khmer Food Is #1 (part two)

So where is all this good Khmer food hiding? Hint: you won’t find it in any backpacker place or tourist restaurant. Let’s begin the day with breakfast: decent noodle soup can be had for 3000r just a few blocks west of Capitol at O Reussey Restaurant (thick yellow noodles with…

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Khmer food is #1 (part one)

I don’t mean that Cambodian cooking is like eating the infamously suspect locally produced rubbers, though others may have investigated this further, but then what they were doing with undersized, inferior quality cock sheaths so I close to their taste buds I choose to ignore. If the statement is taken…

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