Breakfast to go The lines are long for Phnom Penh-ers queuing up to buy breakfast at one of the thousands of food carts all over the city. Most homes still cook with charcoal so you can see why eating on the street is so popular. Can you imagine lighting your charcoal grill every time you wanted to eat hot food? This other cart has customers, too, but the seated woman selling cold drinks isn’t doing much business. Maybe it’s too early.