Owner of So Saap Sauce
“Lao people like to say sap sap. So I wanted to make it more easy for American and other cultures to read it. So I added So to it. It means So delicious.”
What's the name of your business and how did you come up with it?
So Saap Sauce. Lao people like to say sap sap. So I wanted to make it more easy for American and other cultures to read it. So I added So to it. It means So delicious.
What are your inspirations for being in the food industry?
I been around the food industry since I was a kid because my mom worked in thai restaurant. I when to hang out at her work place as a kid. Then later at 17 I also started working in the restaurant industry. Thai food. I always want to open a restaurant before and honestly the papaya salad I’m doing now wasn’t even an idea.
What were some of your challenges being a Lao business?
The only thing, I can say is that trying to explain to customer where Lao is. Lol
What advice would you give to someone based on your experience?
Go for it!
What's your favorite Lao dish?
Papaya salad, Larb, Nam Khao but honestly i like them all. Except maybe 2 dishes. Lol