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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

One-man empire brings locavore cuisine to Myanmar

Sharky, whose real name is U Ye Htut Win, speaks on the phone at his restaurant and deli in Yangon, Myanmar. In a country where rice is the universal staple, Sharky spent a decade hurdling the obstacles of producing European food in the tropics.