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Three close friends embarked on a joint culinary venture in Tuol Tom Poung last month, hoping to bring both the signature food and aesthetic of Cambodia’s fishermen to the city’s urban dwellers.

Fish amok features on the cover of Adaptive Farms, Resilient Tables.
Fri, 23 June 2017

Acclimatising to food favourites from the fringes

The dangers of climate change are often presented as abstract notions of an uninhabitable world plagued by tricky weather and rising sea-levels, but what about a world without fish amok?

Fri, 9 June 2017

Little Churros: Deep-fried, decadent and highly snap-able

At a baby blue food cart parked along Suramarit Boulevard, opposite the Cambodia Korea Cultural Center, a small crowd of young Cambodians gather.

The small staff, with Berhanu Demisse (left), Sara Alamerew (second from right) and her mother.
Fri, 2 June 2017

At Sara, Ethiopian recipes across generations

Sara Alamerew pops the lid off of a glass container of rosemary and lifts it to her nose.

Yun Mane with a bowl of Janang and an assortment of other dishes from the ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Kitchen’.
Fri, 2 June 2017

Indigenous foods find a home in Russian Market

Yun Mane has devoted much of her life to protecting and promoting indigenous culture in the country’s far-flung northeast, working at NGOs and as executive director of the Cambodia Indigenous People Organization.

Fri, 26 May 2017

Fresh air and fishing in capital commune

In Phnom Penh Thmey, a commercial area on the outskirts of the capital, lies a glimpse of what the area may have looked like before city sprawl caught up to it.

Fri, 19 May 2017

At TJ Café, a puppy playground bred from tragedy

Despite the cheery concept of Le TJ Café – the first restaurant in the capital where you can also play with a roomful of pets – the project arose from heartbreak.

Fri, 12 May 2017

Speak friend and enter: a secret sanctuary for home cooking

Down a dark driveway and behind a garage door is a secret hideout of sorts – a place to eat, drink or even to play board games.

Aneth, Sna’s wife, tends the bar this week as patrons crowd around the tuk tuk and onto the sidewalk.
Fri, 5 May 2017

First ‘tuk-tuk’ bar brings a hint of Pub Street to the capital – without the noise

Parked in the evenings at the intersection between streets 51 and 288 is a tuk-tuk, but this one is different from the many others parked along the road.

Fri, 28 April 2017

‘Healthy’ vibes: the capital’s first vegan restaurant

Phnom Penh’s growing “health foods” scene has another entrant, its first entirely vegan restaurant and another wholesome outpost from Emma Fountain, the former owner of ARTillery and current h

The final results from the National Election Committee for the June 4 commune elections show the Cambodian People’s Party taking 1,156 communes to

NEC officials tally votes during a recount last week in Phnom Penh.

Cambodia’s National Election Committee last week rejected 33 of 61 complaints filed over the conduct of June 4’s commune election, according to a s