Curious customers lay on beds and nestled into armchairs Thursday as Ikea opened its first Indian outlet, hoping to wow a burgeoning middle class with offerings tweaked to local tastes, including its famous meatballs.
Unlike most cafés where one can recognise the gentle murmur of small-talk floating in the air with the sound of relaxing jazz, at Chhma Catfé, the first thing you would hear as soon as you open the door is meow, meow, meow – soft an
In a coffee shop surrounded by greenery, a pretty young lady smiles as she cuddles an iguana.
Doha’s Tawar Mall looks much like any of the other unremarkable shopping centres dotted around Qatar, but tucked away in one of its corners, a tiny cultural revolution is taking place.
Foreseeing plenty of challenges resulting from a highly competitive market in Phnom Penh, the restaurateur behind Banana Kitchen, located in a busy neighbourhood of the capital, built the restaurant on findings from detailed research.
The popular street-side bars and restaurants that line Wat Botum Park in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district have been told to move out by Tuesday or face eviction, vendors said on Monday.
While a plate piled high with hairy, palm-sized tarantulas is the stuff of nightmares for some, these garlic fried spiders are a coveted treat in Cambodia, where the only fear is that they may soon vanish due to deforestation and unchecked hunting.
Along a row of food carts inside the sparkling compound of CUPS Coffee on Street 337 in Tuol Kork, an extension of a Kampot favourite has recently set up shop in the capital.
On a popular Phnom Penh strip, lined with the usual Khmer street food offerings – chicken feet, fried noodles, palm sugar juice – a bright red food cart stands out.
With its subtle flavour and compact packaging, kralan seems like a simple but satisfying snack, but making it is a laborious process for those who stake their livelihoods on it.