Category Archives: Food


Magic Matsutake

It can be hard to say goodbye to a place, especially when you’ve uncovered a special, life-lengthening secret along the way. In 1945, when World War II was ending and the Japanese ended its occupation of Southeast Asia, one Japanese soldier was left behind in Xiengkuang Province.

Maybe he chose …

Save the Date: 7th Annual European Food Festival – March 24th

The European Union Delegation to Laos, the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism and the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry have called on members of the public to save the date for this Saturday, the 24th of March, for the 7th Annual European Food Festival at the National …

A taste of home

Ango serves traditional Japanese food with a difference

In Japanese, the word Ango has more than one meaning. One is the three-month period of intense training for students of Zen Buddhism, otherwise known as Buddhist Lent. In traditional haiku poetry, however, the word refers to summer – a happy word …

13th Annual Lao Food Festival Set to be Largest Yet

13th Annual Lao Food Festival

President of the Lao Business Women’s Association Madame Chanthachone Vongsay has encouraged Vientiane residents and visitors to attend the 13th Annual Lao Food Festival, which is scheduled to be held at Chao Anouvong Park in Vientiane Capital from this 24 Jan to 27 Jan, 2018. This year’s theme is entitled “Best Lao Food

Dough & Co Ready to Deliver

Hey guys! It’s Fri-YAY and what’s the best way to finish off the week? Ordering yourself and the people you love (or just like a regular amount) a box of donuts filled with deliciousness from Dough & Co, obviously!

We had the chance to try the new speciality bakery and

Gringo’s Gives You Something to Taco ‘Bout

Gringo’s Taco Bar is probably the closest one can get to the Mexican border without having to catch a plane and fly half way around the world.

Tucked down an alley on Sokpalaung Road, this outdoor taco cart is a welcoming sight for those who have experienced MFD (Mexican food

Food Park Opens in Vientiane City Center

Gone are the days of not knowing where to eat, thanks to M-Park food and beverage park. Situated in the city center of Vientiane Capital, directly across from Xayoh Grill House, this charming food park offers an array of delicious food and beverage stalls, all in one alluring open-aired location

Coffee, bagels and a loving push (the true Joma story)


Words: Francis Savanhkham
Photos: Phoonsab Thevongsa

Way back in 1994, a Canadian living in Vientiane opened a bakery. Much and More, as it was then called, had two main reasons for existing. One was to produce and supply sandwich bread to surrounding businesses. But its main purpose was to provide …