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...

I went to Wah Nam Hong Chinese Grocery Store yesterday. I saw two big green papayas on the shelf. I was not having a craving for Lao Green Papaya Salad and...

Lao Coffee

Lao Coffee and Pah Thawng Ko for breakfast in Vang Vieng, Laos. I’m not a regular coffee drinker and might have a cup or two during the weekend. But when I...

Lao Noodle Soup

Khao Piak Sen or Rice Noodle Soup for breakfast. This version of the soup has chicken and meat balls. I like to add a bit of chili powder in my Rice...

Tam Maak Hoong Sai Khao Poon

Lao Green Papaya and Rice Noodle Salad with cooked river crabs (Tam Maak Hoong Sai Khao Poon) for lunch in Vientiane, Laos. I usually eat the papaya salad with the rice...