Post Weekend

Post Weekend

If you can’t choose one thing, try a sampling with the ‘Nesat Madness’.

Shipping a fresh Kampot taste to the big city

Three close friends embarked on a joint culinary venture in Tuol Tom Poung last month, hoping to bring both the signature food and aesthetic of Cambodia’s fishermen to the city’s urban dwellers.

Fri, 23 June 2017 Rinith Taing
Fish amok features on the cover of Adaptive Farms, Resilient Tables.

Acclimatising to food favourites from the fringes

The dangers of climate change are often presented as abstract notions of an uninhabitable world plagued by tricky weather and rising sea-levels, but what about a world without fish amok?

Fri, 23 June 2017 Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon
A still from A Cambodian Spring, showing Luon Sovath attending a rally, recording as usual. Photo supplied

Q&A: Chris Kelly on A Cambodian Spring

A Cambodian Spring, a new feature-length documentary by filmmaker Chris Kelly, chronicles the turbulent evictions at Boeung Kak

Fri, 23 June 2017 James Reddick
A still from Two Girls Against the Rain featuring Soth Yun (left) and Sem Eang (right). Photo Supplied

City’s first Feminist Film Fest to open this weekend

Scheduled for the next three Sundays, Phnom Penh’s very first Feminist Film Festival will showcase a selection of local and international films, while providing a range of perspectives on the feminist movement in the Kingdom.

Fri, 16 June 2017 Anna Koo

Lights out for White Building residents

Fri, 16 June 2017 Kong Meta, Ananth Baliga
The third floor of the café, where customers work away and hang out.

The story behind Story Coffee Roasters

Inside the bright, minimalist space of Vuthy Horng’s new café on Street 21, the aroma of freshly ground and brewed coffee is practically palpable upon entry.

Fri, 16 June 2017 Anna Koo
Owner Vann Sam with a plate of salted freshwater crabs.

Cashing in on a salted staple

Vann Sam trades primarily in two items: cars and crabs. In February, the automobile dealer entered an untapped market in the city’s food industry by opening Kdam Brai, a restaurant devoted to salted crab, near Wat Phnom.

Fri, 16 June 2017 Rinith Taing

Hoping to redefine the Cambodian sound, SmallBand puts big hopes on debut album

What do a graphic designer, a high school student, a national taekwondo athlete and kick volleyball (sepak takraw) player have in common?

Fri, 9 June 2017 Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon

Little Churros: Deep-fried, decadent and highly snap-able

At a baby blue food cart parked along Suramarit Boulevard, opposite the Cambodia Korea Cultural Center, a small crowd of young Cambodians gather.

Fri, 9 June 2017 Anna Koo