Riverside Bistro: Cambodia
Drink / Food

Riverside Bistro: Cambodia

Writer Jessica Tana and photographer Enric Català sample Riverside Bistro’s combination of food, drinks and a dose of history. “Once upon a time there was a sacred Kingdom,” reads an inscription above the arched entrance to Riverside Bistro, flanked by paintings of the vine-covered temples of Angkor Wat. Like the set to an Indiana Jones movie, the … Continue reading

Beating the Traffic: Cambodia
Interview / News / Thoughts

Beating the Traffic: Cambodia

The number of vehicles on Phnom Penh’s roads are rapidly rising, increasing the need for greater road awareness, quality vehicle inspection standards and improved infrastructure. Words by Jessica Tana; cover photo by Enric Català.  Grid-locked junctions, narrow roads dominated by large four-wheel drives, horns incessantly honking and fumes chugging into the air are increasingly becoming part of … Continue reading

Kingdom of Spirits: Cambodia
Drink / News

Kingdom of Spirits: Cambodia

From cheap spirits and saccharine syrups, to imported rums and local ingredients, the ever-evolving cocktail scene in Cambodia has gone from Bacardi rum buckets at the beach and landed with a Kampot pepper martini on a rooftop lounge. Words by Jessica Tana; photography by Lucas Veuve. “Cambodia has largely gone from cheap beers and colourful, generic cocktails … Continue reading

Brooklyn Pizza: Cambodia
Food

Brooklyn Pizza: Cambodia

Serving up a slice of New York in the Cambodian capital, Brooklyn Pizza + Bistro specialises in a range of American-style dishes. Writer Jessica Tana and photographer Lucas Veuve put the menu to the test. Brooklyn is synonymous with creative bars, colourful graffiti and pockets of some of New York’s finest cuisine. Bringing this scene … Continue reading

G-Star Lounge: Cambodia
Drink

G-Star Lounge: Cambodia

Taking innovative cocktails to a new level, G-Star Lounge and Sky Bar presents a concoction of must-try mixes. Words by Jessica Tana; photography by Lucas Veuve. Like most things on Koh Pich, G-Star Lounge and Sky Bar is a cultivated mash-up of trendy styles and colourful themes. It features a European style terrace on the top floor, … Continue reading

Urban Art: Cambodia
Art

Urban Art: Cambodia

Cambodia’s Urban Arts Festival has had its fair share of controversy in only two years, however that hasn’t stopped the festival’s founders and aspiring artists from inspiring the next generation of Khmer street artists. “The point [of street art] is to do something meaningful,” artist Daniel Rathmony Ou tells Saigoneer. “That is what Cambodian culture is about.” Seated … Continue reading