Center for Southeast Asia and its Diasporas

Mohingar Tapwei

Mohingar Tapwe!! (A Bowl of Mohingar) by Aung Thu Rein and Yuki Kitazumi (Myanmar, Japan), 28 min, Burmese w/ English Subs. A young, orphaned chef strives to carry on his father’s legacy of making Myanmar’s best “mohingar,” traditional catfish noodle soup. But just when he thought he was making it, he is challenged by the owner of a big mohingar-manufacturing company. Which cooking master will win in this epic food war?