What to eat

Ping Kai - Grilled Chicken

If you’re a fan of Laos foods, be sure to try these fragrant and sumptuous Ping Kai. It’s grilled chicken you can do for yourself at home.
Khao nom kok – Laos coconut cakes

As you stroll through the night market, there’s a good chance you’ll end up gobbling down Laos coconut cakes. Made with rice flour and coconut cream, these sweet street treats are ridiculously tasty, addictive and easy to make.
Nam khao - Lao Crispy Rice Salad

Nam khao or naem khao is Lao crispy rice salad, a flavorful dish eaten with your fingers at a family feast or with friends after work over beer.
Green papaya salad

Green papaya salad is a spicy salad made from shredded unripe papaya. It is of Lao origin but it is also eaten throughout Southeast...
Khao Poon Nam Pa

Vientiane has Khao Piak for breakfast. In Pakse, they have Khao Poon Nam Pa for breakfast. In the morning, visit a boat dock where...