Home owner turns house and garden into popular eatery  

With so many restaurants opening up in Vientiane it’s becoming harder and harder to make a choice,

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- Retro restaurant’s menu revival shakes up Vientiane’s dining scene
Retro Restaurant and Bar has created an inspiring new menu after generating a lot of interest and getting a good response . .More >>>
- Newest address for fine dining in Vientiane
Khao poon cheo khing - noodles served with a ginger sauce – is becoming popular in Vientiane as it is both a tasty dish as well as healthy. This dish is a huge hit, especially at lunch time, with office-goers, families and friends. . .More >>>
- It’s bon appetit at Le Vendome 2, Laos’ newest French eatery
People who like eating traditional French cuisine should schedule a visit to the recently-opened second Le Vendome restaurant in Vientiane. . .More >>>
- Doneview Garden of Lobster serves up great northern food and views
Doneview Garden of Lobster is a relatively new restaurant but the venue is already being frequented by locals in Huayxai district, Bokeo province who are lured by the great food and relaxing setting. .. .More >>>
- Hot Pot – a popular dining address for gastronomes
In Vientiane, Hot Pot is a famed address for serving delicious food and many vouch for its yummy recipes. The food chain launched its services in Xieng Khuang province in Paek district last year and this restaurant, too, has become equally popular. . .More >>>
- Take to the water for a great meal in Pakxe

The Mekong Lanexang is a well-known restaurant in Pakxe, the capital of Champassak province, and is located on a boat on the Mekong River offering Lao, Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese dishes. The restaurant is well designed and looks very colourful at night when it’s lit up with strings of coloured lights. . .More >>>
- Korean chef introduces healthy dishes to Laos

Korean chef Jung Sung-jin visited Laos this week to promote his country’s popular dishes and cooking styles. He demonstrated the preparation of bibimbab and kimchi to Lao and foreign officials so that they could try making these healthy dishes at home. . .More >>>
- Saravan roadside restaurant serves up south’s best grilled chicken
If you are travelling to the south of Laos, a stop for lunch or dinner at the popular Maelae Ping Kai Napong restaurant in Saravan province is highly recommended.
This restaurant has been serving some of the best grilled chicken and other local food to passers-by for over six years and has become a legend of sorts. . .More >>>
- Coffee producers’ gathering perks up local interest

Office workers spend long hours in front of a computer and sometimes struggle to concentrate as the day stretches into the night, when the best pick-me-up is a cup or two of good strong coffee. This most reviving of beverages will reenergise you and give you the strength to grapple with another task. Coffee comes in all kinds of flavours, with Lao products rated among the world’s best for their fragrant aroma and full-bodied taste. . .More >>>
- Good value plates for delicious dining beckon kip-wise in capital

Lao people love to eat out with friends and family and are often seen at the best restaurants whenever they have a chance. While most restaurants offer fresh meat, seafood and vegetables at reasonable prices, WP Joum 103 Restaurant is fast becoming popular for serving a combo of fresh seafood, pork, beef and vegetable at just 5,000 kip per small dish. . .More >>>
- Morning Coffee shop is a hit with java lovers
If you want to drink a cup of the best coffee at good prices in Vientiane, you should make your way to the Morning Coffee cafe. This café is popular with locals and foreigners living in Vientiane because its sells coffee produced by plantations on the famed Bolaven Plateau in Pakxong district of Champassak province, and blends tea via Japan and Thailand. . .More >>>
- Noodle soup: A bowl for the road for all

Noodle soup is one of the flavourite dishes among people in Laos, especially those who living in a big city such as Vientiane. Eating noodles for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a late snack after a night out is common among the local people, particular residents of busy cities from the north to the south. This is the reason why so many people can be seen at noodle restaurants or stalls along the roadside in Luang Prang, the capital Vientiane, and cities in Savannakhet and Champassak provinces. . .More >>>
- Privet Restaurant provides best of traditional Russian cuisine

People who have never experienced traditional Russian cuisine shouldn’t pass up an opportunity to visit the restaurant Privet in the capital. Privet, named after a formal greeting in Russian, is probably the lone restaurant in Vientiane that serves only traditional Russian cuisine.  . .More >>>
Tam Nam Taek puts the spice in your papaya salad
Tam Nam Taek restaurant has spruced up the traditional papaya salad by adding seafood, making it one of the most popular dishes on the eatery’s menu. In keeping with the restaurant’s name, it’s owner, Ms Toumkham Phonsaya, adjusts her style of making papaya salad by focussing on a spicy taste.. .More >>>
- Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is mooncake time

The Mid-Autumn Festival, the biggest celebration for our populous northern neighbour after Chinese New Year, is also known as the Mooncake Festival and sees most folk enjoying a meal with family finished off with a traditional dessert that supposedly brings good luck. . .More >>>
- Savannakhet’s tasty chicken a tempting treat for travellers

Anyone heading to southern Laos should make a point of stopping off at one of the many roadside stalls selling grilled chicken in the Xeno area of Savannakhet province. The best chicken is available at stalls that line Road No. 13 South, in an area about 400km from Vientiane.     . .More >>>
- Traditional restaurant gives tourists a taste of Lao cuisine

A Han Ban Hao Restaurant in Borikhamxay province has been serving up popular local dishes to tourists for more than 17 years. . .More >>>
- Vietnamese bread with pork soup a hit at new Vientiane eatery

Since the Tonka Restaurant opened its doors two weeks ago in central Vientiane, its Vietnamese bread with pork soup (shumai) has become a hit with local diners.
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