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The Gruen Transfer

  On The Table – Tokyo Café AEON Mall II – Sen Sok City, Phnom Penh I’ve never been big on Mall restaurants, eateries or bars, the whole concept just seems like it’s all faux atmosphere, cooking by numbers and service with a feeding-the-masses kind of vacant smile. It’s not a destination where I go […]

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Chive Talking

In 2013, the tranquil little expanse of lawn in front of the National Museum and beside the Royal Palace was transformed into its ceremonial function as a funerary complex called Veal Preah Meru, the sacred ground where the King’s of Cambodia are cremated so that their souls may transcend to the temple of heaven. In […]

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A Penis Story

  In researching my latest book on Cambodian Street Food, I have headed out on numerous expeditions to visit food stalls, roadside restaurants and pavement kitchens all over the capitol. Usually the modus operandi is that we out head before dawn in order to catch the many breakfast vendors and then we will often continue […]

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Soul Food

October in Cambodia is all about Pchum Ben, a Buddhist observance that lasts for 15 days during mid-autumn of the Khmer chhankitek, (lunar) calendar, in the month of Phutrabot.  The festival is the most important of the year, along with Khmer New Year and generation after generation of Cambodians have observed and celebrated this festival, […]

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Piec ‘n’ Pie

What is a Polish girl with a Master’s Degree in International Economics to do other than head to Cambodia and buy an Australian pie shop? Ewa Jankowska was raised in Warsaw, a city girl with a deep love of the Polish countryside, passed on to her by her grandparents, who were hunters of game in […]

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Cattle Run

  As Asia’s emerging economies continue to perform strongly and the sheer number of people classified as middle income earners grows exponentially, their dietary habits and demands change and this in turn has seen a dramatic increase in the demand for quality beef across the region, with Cambodia being no exception to this phenomenon. New […]