Walking into The Bodleian is meant to be like stepping back in time: to a 1930s New York or Paris cocktail lounge.
Thai food may be ubiquitous throughout Phnom Penh, but Keo Lykoum, 21, and Heng Chamraeun, 22, are determined to bring something new to the table.
The food at Fat Passion is as unexpected as its young Hong Kongese owner, Chen Shijie.
Nestled behind a tree on a one-way stretch of Street 130, and with no lit signage, Dodo Bar is easy to miss.
Housed in an elegant renovated 19th-century building, the newest Khéma restaurant – a French-inspired eatery from Thalias Hospitality Group – is the latest addition to the revived Post Office Square.
Within the compound of Wat Svay Popé, a verdant turn off of the bustling Sothearos Boulevard, is the unfamiliar sight of a café, a small venue which has gained a reputation as a charming spot for drinks and food.
There is a right way to eat edamame – with beer or sake, on a warm summer’s night – at least, so says Kenji Tamura, 32, one of the owners of the recently opened Japanese restaurant Edamame.
Whether for a hearty lunch or a late-night snack, new restaurant Middle East Feast is the latest entrant to the ever-growing food scene on Street 308.
When she first saw Chinese handmade noodles being made, Phal Sophorn, 29, was struck with wonder.
South African chef Amy Baard, a fixture of Phnom Penh’s fine dining scene for more than two years, is starting fresh and bringing her energy and culinary creativity to a more relaxed, but equally demanding setting.