Ant Egg Omelet

Red ant egg omelet, tomato chutney, Dok Khare, and steamed sticky rice for breakfast in Vientiane, Laos.

Larb Pa Tong

Larb Pa Tong (Lao Fish Tartare using Spotted Featherback fish) with fish soup, vegetables, and sticky rice for lunch in Vientiane, Laos.

Elephant Crossing Restaurant

Lunch at Elephant Crossing Restaurant in Vang Vieng, Laos.

EU Food Festival to take place on Saturday

European Food Festival in Vientiane

(KPL) The 2nd European Food Festival will be held on Saturday, May 11, at Chao Anouvong Park in Vientiane Capital to mark the 63rd birth anniversary of the European Union and promote European food, trade and investment in… Read More

Vientiane to control insecticide use

Organic market in That Luang, Vientiane Capital.

(KPL) Vientiane Capital is expected to impose measures to control the use of insecticide following overuse of chemical substance by local farmers in suppressing insect infestation. The Natural Resources and Environment Service of Vientiane Capital convened a meeting… Read More

Goods prices during Pi Mai celebration slightly rise

meat stall vientiane

(KPL) The prices of cattle meats and vegetables during the celebration of Pi Mai 2556 B.E increased slightly compared to common day. Before the Lao New Year celebration, Ministry of Industry and Commerce announced the Provincial Industry and… Read More

Bourdain eats fetal duck egg on air

Piers Morgan challenges Anthony Bourdain to a taste test of some bizarre foods. Would you join in the challenge? CNN International published on April 11, 2013

The Lao government announces a ban on illegal cattle export

The Lao government has announced a ban on cattle export due to costly beef prices in domestic market. A number of cattle, especially those in border provinces, had been exported to neigbouring countries in recent years. As a… Read More

The Lao government announces a ban on illegal cattle export

The Lao government has announced a ban on cattle export due to costly beef prices in domestic market. A number of cattle, especially those in border provinces, had been exported to neigbouring countries in recent years. As a… Read More

Officials to control the price of meat in Vientiane

butcher shop in vientiane laos

Vientiane authorities have asked officials to draw up a budget for the purchase of sufficient livestock, especially buffaloes and cattle, to create a reserve supply of meat for when market conditions cause prices to rise sharply.