Tag Archives: Phnom Penh

K440 Reviews ‘Mike’s Burger House’

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K440 dispatched Jeff Mudrick, creator of Phnom Penh’s best known gourmet burger, to ‘Mike’s’ to review Phnom Penh’s best known generic burger. Dedication The conversation with the editor of this fine journal went something like this: K440: “You know hamburgers….

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K440 Meets Long-Time Cambodia Expat and US Army Veteran ‘Felgerkarb’

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From being caught in the vicious crossfire that once plagued Phnom Penh’s streets and stepping on a landmine to being the first person to move into historic Hotel Cambodiana, four-decade Cambodia expat Felgerkarb has seen it all since moving to…

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Phnom Penh Coffee Wars 2013

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‘War’ might not be the right term. More like ‘rock festival’, or ‘termite invasion’, or something that implies hoards descending upon a location. Over the last few months in the capital there’s been a rapid expansion of the existing big…

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From Bagels to Bibimbap – Rattana and Sophea Branch Out In Phnom Penh

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When Rattana Gordon and Sophea Prim talked about opening a brick and mortar business, their first idea was to open a bagel shop in Phnom Penh. That was in 2009. Four years later, the two enterprising women not only make…

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Back to School, Past the River of Smell…


After a pretty hectic December I now fall happily back into my happy, humdrum routine. It’s great to feel the warm but un-aggressive ‘cool season’ sun crawl up from behind during a 6am balcony coffee before embarking on a refreshingly…

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Royal Funeral Procession Route and Times


Phnom Penh City Hall issued a statement on the 17th of January, 2013, regarding the date, time and route of the upcoming trial funeral procession for Norodom Sihanouk. Trial dates: (2 days) the 19th and 26th of January, 2013 Trial…

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January Comedy Club Cambodia Review


Who said comedy was dead? Well, nobody actually. And certainly not the hordes that converged at Comedy Club Cambodia on Wednesday evening, literally queuing up for laughs. The tasty triple line-up of Jonathan Randall, Fakkah Fuzz, and Brendhan Lovegrove enticed…

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Comedy Club Cambodia @ Pontoon 8.30pm Wednesday 16th

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The Comedy Club Cambodia storms back to Pontoon Club on Wednesday January 16 to get the New Year off to a side-splitting start. Brought to you once again by Propaganda Events and Monument Hotel, this month’s show features an outstanding…

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Le Bistrot: A Rough Diamond Hidden Among Lady Bars


I thought things were going to turn quite ugly for a second, and had visions of my iPhone being thrown on the floor and crushed under a weighty boot. I was sitting at a table at Le Bistrot de Paris,…

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Phnom Penh: It’s All About The River


Phnom Penh is no gigantic metropolis, no sprawling mega-city, no endless urban expanse. Yet still it manages to be an incomprehensible orderly riot of humanity: ugly surprises, elegant demises, fitting fates for all sizes. No easy answers, no succinct demography,…

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