Burma Restaurant

The flavors of Myanmar in the heart of Chinatown.

From June 2005 Cheap Eats

Its second-floor location makes it hard to spot from the street, but this durable Chinatown restaurant, specializing in the cuisine of Burma, is worth seeking out. Much of the cooking will be familiar to anyone who knows other Southeast Asian cuisines, but there are a few unusual specialties. One is the pickled green-tea-leaf salad, mixed with ground shrimp and ground peanuts, a delicious mixture of unfamiliar flavors.

Another characteristic Burmese dish is pickled mustard-green leaves with a choice of shrimp, pork, or chicken–the pork is especially delicious. From the main courses on the menu, two dishes worth trying are the spicy Burmese Mango Pork and an even spicier beef curry.

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