Brendan Brady reports on politics, human rights, business, religion, culture and environmental issues in Asia and the Pacific. He works in print, video, photography and radio.
Posts tagged "Food"
Back to the Grinder

Back to the Grinder

To increasing numbers of chefs, restaurateurs and foodies, ordinary pepper bears as much resemblance to Kampot pepper as vin de table does to fine Bordeaux. They say that the delicacy and sweetness of Kampot pepper put it in a class of its own.
A Coffee Renaissance in Laos

A Coffee Renaissance in Laos

Southern Laos’ coffee fields were devastated by war. Now, farmers are nursing them back to health so they can once again produce world-class beans.
Cambodia Confidential

Cambodia Confidential

It’s late evening outside Phnom Penh’s O’Russei Market, and Anthony Bourdain is sitting at a foldout table on the street, slurping a bowl of beef noodle soup. Around him, food stalls hawk everything from the obvious to the exotic, from pork buns to bird fetuses.
Breaking Bread with North Korea

Breaking Bread with North Korea

Access to the police state of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea may be prohibitively difficult, but in Phnom Penh, diners can sample an elaborate combination of North Korean food, culture and dance at one of its state-controlled restaurants.