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What’s in a name? For meat alternatives, a lot

Publication date 24 May 2019 | 14:16 | ICT

Proponents call it “slaughter-free”, or “clean” meat. For many in the traditional meat industry, it is simply “fake”.



  • The ‘MasterChef’ selling papaya salad from his modest eatery

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 11:23 | ICT

    With its modest surroundings and dozen or so red plastic tables, restaurant Bong Rith Bok Lahong Piseh behind Phnom Penh’s Chhouk Meas Market may not stand out at first glance.

  • A tiny noodle shop with limited seating in Phnom Penh

    Publication date 10 May 2019 | 16:18 | ICT

    Tired of the same old noodles? Drop by 41 Noodle Shop for a taste of something different. The small eatery only has five tables, but that doesn’t stop them from serving upwards of 300 customers each day.

  • Everyone’s invited: Breaking down barriers at Gulai Halal

    Publication date 10 May 2019 | 11:42 | ICT

    As the name suggests, the Gulai Halal Restaurant in Phnom Penh caters to Muslim clientele with its range of Malaysian dishes.

  • Phnom Penh’s Ramadan hotspot

    Publication date 09 May 2019 | 17:16 | ICT

    Gulai restaurant is already a favourite spot for the city’s Muslim residents and it’s usually packed during the beginning and end of the fasting day during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Starbucks in Westeros? Coffee cup cameos in GoT

    Publication date 08 May 2019 | 10:50 | ICT

    With two episodes of HBO’s wildly popular medieval fantasy saga Game of Thrones to go, puzzled fans took to social media on Monday after heroine Daenerys Targaryen was joined at a wooden banquet table by a rogue takeaway coffee cup.

  • The halal restaurant serving up culinary delights in Siem Reap

    Publication date 03 May 2019 | 11:52 | ICT

    In Siem Reap, sitting close to the main entrance of Angkor Wat – originally a Hindu monument upon its construction – in a Buddhist majority community, is the Angkor Halal Restaurant, serving culinary delights for Muslim tourists vis

  • Phu Quoc night market: An island paradise for foodaholics in Vietnam

    Publication date 26 April 2019 | 15:51 | ICT

    WHILE the restaurants of Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam are a delight with their wide range of fresh seafood, no trip to the Kien Giang province locality would be complete without sampling street food at the night market at the heart of Duong Dong Town.

  • Canadian couple, brewer create Atlantic Ocean salt beer

    Publication date 26 April 2019 | 16:03 | ICT

    A CANADIAN couple that harvest Atlantic sea salt has teamed up with a brewmaster friend to create a new salt beer – which could become the first drink of its kind to be widely distributed.

  • Siem Reap restaurant provides Khmer food a fine-dining twist

    Publication date 26 April 2019 | 10:49 | ICT

    One Khmer-influenced fine dining restaurant in Siem Reap town is now serving local and Western foods on a stretch of the popular dining destination Pub Street.

  • Phnom Penh: The street food you adore, but given a refined twist

    Publication date 12 April 2019 | 14:41 | ICT

    There is no shortage of street food vendors scattered across Phnom Penh, but what is far rarer is finding a place that also has comfortable seating, good hygiene and parking.