World's Best Food? I say BURMESE!

I'm posting a few pics just so you can witness this paradise of the palate. I'll come back with a post dedicated to tea salad, the dish that made me love Burma -- both last time and now --- but feast on these in the meantime...

 Fish with two curries, cabbage and a chili/fish paste compote. I go to this stand every morning for breakfast. $1

Fish with two curries, cabbage and a chili/fish paste compote. I go to this stand every morning for breakfast. $1

 Chapati and chana. I watched him slap the dough to the inside of the tandoori oven. 20 cents. 

Chapati and chana. I watched him slap the dough to the inside of the tandoori oven. 20 cents. 

 Curried fish filets and all the trimmings: cabbage, vegetable tray with spicy fish-sauce dip, sour greens soup, and tea. $1

Curried fish filets and all the trimmings: cabbage, vegetable tray with spicy fish-sauce dip, sour greens soup, and tea. $1

 Fish with chilis: can I get a pound of this a day?

Fish with chilis: can I get a pound of this a day?

 A sublime roasted eggplant salad with dal

A sublime roasted eggplant salad with dal

 Almost a beef jerky but soft

Almost a beef jerky but soft

 Spicy chicken. But note the sides: raw eggplants mint, some incredibly sour leaves, cucumber, boiled beans maybe, and something like very firm and tart  green mango. 

Spicy chicken. But note the sides: raw eggplants mint, some incredibly sour leaves, cucumber, boiled beans maybe, and something like very firm and tart  green mango. 

 Squid and tiny shrimp. Eighty cents -- with two bowls of soup!

Squid and tiny shrimp. Eighty cents -- with two bowls of soup!

 A nod to Leopold Bloom: kidneys for breakfast!

A nod to Leopold Bloom: kidneys for breakfast!

 Chicken livers and gizzards

Chicken livers and gizzards