The menu arrives. It’s what you’ve come to expect from the modern bar – banana butter fat washing, smoke-injected spirits, aromatic mists, lavender foam – except you are in Yangon.
Yes, there is molecular mixology in Myanmar, a country with per-capita wealth of one 50th of the US and where internet is available to about an eighth of the population.
All around the world, new bar markets are emerging despite considerable challenges. Often thanks to the schemes and enterprises of very determined bartenders.