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Burmese Food Orange County

Irrawaddy Coconut Noodle Soup

At Irrawaddy Taste of Burma in Stanton, an Orange County city best known for nearly becoming Anaheim’s “sewage farm,” Banny Fong, wife Rosanna, and nephew Fred Phan have produced some of Southern California’s best...
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Mingalaba: Blending Cultures in Burlingame

Burma’s cuisine blends Indian, Chinese and Thai influences. Rangoon-born owner Sandra Tung has run Mingalaba, a Burmese restaurant in downtown Burlingame, since 2008. The name loosely translates to “hello” in Burma, and the staff...
Burmese Food San Francisco

B Star Bar: Traveling to Burma and Beyond in the Richmond

For the second straight year, my family and I were on the hunt for Fourth of July dinner in San Francisco, and predictably, we ran into a spate of holiday closures…at our first six...
Burmese Food San Francisco

Burma Superstar: Blending Southeast Asian Cuisines Seamlessly

From the few restaurants I’ve managed to find in Los Angeles, Burma’s blend of Indian, Chinese and Thai cuisines has been more enticing in concept than execution. Thankfully, Burma Superstar is only 400 miles...