Lao Foodie: Behind the Business – Smack Sauce

Fullstar Founder of Smack Sauce LLC smacksaucellc.com Smack-Sauce-LLC smack_sauce_llc Stockton, California “People have their own taste, some might like it and some might not, and that’s one thing I’ve learned to accept. for example some say it’s not spicy enough but some say it’s too spicy. “ What’s the name of your business and how did …

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Lao Foodie: Behind the Business – Good and Golden

Lasamee Founder of Good and Golden goodandgolden.co good.and.golden.llc goodandgoldenllc Denton, Texas “Our goal for Good & Golden is to showcase Lao food’s unique flavors as well as educate people about the history influencing the cuisine.” What’s the name of your business and how did you come up with it? Good and Golden LLC is our …

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This Restaurant Reveals Your Favorite Thai Dishes Might Actually Be Lao

When chef Jeff Chanchaleune and his mixologist sister Jeslyn decided to open a Lao restaurant in their hometown of Oklahoma City, the two had already worked together on several restaurant concepts. But a foray into Lao food, the cuisine of their heritage, was different. The venture felt deeply personal. Born to Lao immigrant parents, Jeff …

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Lao Foodie: Behind the Business – Banana Leaf Kitchen

Lith Owner of Banana Leaf Kitchen BananaLeafKitchen.com bananaleafkitchenhb bananaleafhb Huntington Beach, California “You can’t satisfy everyone’s either you love our flavor or you hate it” What’s the name of your business and how did you come up with it? Bananaleaf Kitchen,as I remember in Laos we eat of banana leaf that how we came up …

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Lao Foodie: Behind the Business – Tammasart 小松亭_タマサート

Seiji Owner of Tammasart 小松亭_タマサート komatsu_tei._thammasart Kyoto, Japan “I myself can connect with Lao people through my business and I can also connect Japanese people to Lao culture. Lao is not well known in Japan and only few peoples know about it or actually have visited.” What’s the name of your business and how did …

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Spicy Laotian Cuisine Is Coming to Kearny Mesa

A new restaurant promising “authentically spicy” Laotian cuisine is headed for Kearny Mesa. Spicy Lao Kitchen is coming to the Spectrum Village Shopping Mall, which is already home to several standout area restaurants including Golden City and Pho Duyen Mai. Owners Joe and Linda Lou also run a beef jerky company, JL Jerkys, which launched …

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Lao Foodie: Behind the Business – White Elephant Asian Fusion

Jen Chef/Owner of White Elephant Asian Fusion whiteelephantpdx whiteelephantpdx Portland, Oregon “Being one of the first Lao establishments was initially challenging because many weren’t (and still aren’t) familiar with Lao cuisine. They usually compare it to Thai food, which is a fair comparison because our cuisines are similar. “ What’s the name of your business …

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