Category Archives: Food


Bakery by Boris: A Parisian Retreat in Vientiane

Bakery by Boris Laotian Times

By Jasmina

Though Bakery By Boris has opened its doors to the public just this month, the good people of Vientiane have been satisfying their sweet tooths with Boris’s distinguished cakes since 2014.

Before the debut of the brick and mortar version of Bakery By Boris, the 27-year-old French …

Villa Opera: Homely High-end Italian in Vientiane

Villa Opera Italian Food Vientiane

I have found a quiet bit of Italy in Vientiane where the homemade pasta is bellissimo.

After the closure of the Italian restaurant L’Opera, near the Mix Fountain, Mr Pino Peruzzi has re-opened for business with another Italian Restaurant, called Villa Opera. Villa Opera is situated just one block back …

Parfums Chocolats is the Chocolatier Vientiane Didn’t Know it Needed

Parfums Chocolats Featured

By Jasmina

There are two types of people walking the face of this Earth: the type that share their box of chocolates, and the type that don’t. I’m a ‘don’t’ type. And the reason for that is, other than being incredibly selfish, I’m one of those people who take a …

A First Look: The Largest Lao Food Festival in Laos

Lao Food Festival 2017

The much anticipated 12th Annual Lao Food Festival officially opened at the Chao Anouvong Park in Vientiane Capital today, exhibiting a variety of foods from across the nation.

The aim of the festival is to bring attention to Lao cuisine, and to showcase some of the little-known dishes that are

Lotteria Opens Second Lao Branch at Dongdok

Lotteria Opens Second Branch at Dongdok

Popular Korean fast food chain Lotteria has opened a second branch at Dongdok, near the National University of Laos.

Lotteria is a leading business in Korea that has been writing the history of the domestic fast food industry through ceaseless business innovation, aggressive investments, and new product development.

Lao Food Businesses Receive Korean Expertise

Lao Food Korea

Korea’s food experts are sharing their experience in branding with Lao food companies.

The “Product Development Workshop for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs),” organized by the ASEAN-Korea Centre and Lao PDR’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce, provides an opportunity for the companies to “enhance competitiveness and develop market strategies …

Vientiane’s Walking Street a Surprising Sensation

Walking Street Vientiane

By Elle.

Right in the middle of the Vientiane New World shopping district, beside the Mekong River, is Walking Street.


This vibrant new shopping and dining area is full of great places to eat and drink, and includes some stalls selling clothing and other products. Although dubbed Walking

Your Next Hangout?


This place will definitely be my next hangout after the amazing food this evening. My mouth is still tingling from the explosion of flavours!

HangOut is a new and exciting restaurant serving mainly modern Lao food but also a range of international dishes. The restaurant is directly opposite the Lao