Food at Vientiane Boat Race

Vientiane Boat Racing Festival is a favorite time of the year for all my relatives to gather at Wat Chan for food and fun. My uncle would hang out at the...

Mee Kati

Mee Kati (Rice Stick Noodles with Coconut Milk) for dinner in Vientiane, Laos. Aunt Kiane and Aunt Phone made this dish to celebrate Boun Ork Phansa or End of the Buddhist...

Boun Ork Phansa or End of Buddhist Lent celebration at Wattay Yai Temple in Vientiane, Laos. In the morning, my two aunts and my three cousins went to the temple to...

Tum Mak Houng aka Lao Green Papaya Salad with beef barbecue ribs for lunch. I had left-over American BBQ Ribs from dinner and decided to make green papaya salad to go...

Mekong Riverside in Vientiane, Laos is looking more like the Night Market in Luang Prabang with all the red tents set up in the evening. You can find shoes, clothing, souvenirs,...

My uncle has a passion for Boun Suang Heua (Boat Racing Festival). He would travel around the country whenever he could to attend Boat Racing Festival in various provinces of Laos....

I don’t like to eat meat and would only eat beef or pork a few times a year. I do eat chicken once or twice a week next to seafood and...

It has been five years since I’ve eaten Green Banana Salad (Tum Mak Kuay) and I made sure to add it to the list of Lao Food dishes to have during...

First lunch in Vientiane, Laos with my favorite Lao Food dishes like Lao Green Papaya Salad aka Tum Mak Houng with Soured Pork Sausage (Som Moo). Aunt Phone made Fried Noodles...

Dinner on Friday night at Tamarind Restaurant in Luang Prabang, Laos. If you are ever in the World Heritage Town and would like to find out more about Lao Cuisine, then...

Lao Food

Lao Food dishes for lunch in Luang Prabang, Laos starting with Pon Pa, Soop Mak Mee, and Orm Bon Waan that I bought at the Morning Market. The relatives made Laap...

After breakfast I went for a long walk around Luang Prabang. It was another warm April day and I took my time going from street to street, taking photos and videos...

Since Lao New Year celebration ended in Luang Prabang, it has been raining on and off. The last couple of nights were heavy rain and we woke up to broken mango...

Khao Soy for Lunch

Lunch in Luang Prabang with Homemade Khao Soy. The relatives like to eat Khao Soy at least once a week and when they make it, they eat it for breakfast, lunch,...

Making Jeow Phak Ekou

There are many types of Jeow ( dipping sauce ) to accompany a Lao traditional meal. Many Lao people I know must have some sort of dipping sauce to go with...

I didn’t stop by Tamarind Restaurant until my third visit to Luang Prabang. I was walking along Nam Kham River on my way to visit a friend and saw the restaurant....

Koy Pa in Pakse

I was invited to a relative’s house for lunch in Pakse, Laos. A couple of women were busy in the kitchen making Koy Pa ( Minced Fish Salad ) and Kaeng...

Tamnak Lao Restaurant in Luang Prabang is one of the places that I would go for lunch or dinner whenever I’m in town. I’ve been there and dined alone a few...