Bars

New Beerlao Gold brewed with Khao Kai Noy

New Beerlao Gold brewed with Khao Kai Noy

0 by / on 12/02/2014, 4:03 pm / in Bars, Food, Wine

(KPL) Lao Brewery Company (Beerlao) introduced yesterday its latest product Beerlao Gold brewed with indigenous rice “Khao Khai Noy, or small chicken rice”, which can only be grown in Xiengkhuang and Huaphanh Provinces. “In 2010, we first introduced Beerlao Gold. Since then it has been well received, but today increasing competition prompts Beer Lao to do a research on how to bring about a better beer and this one is made […]

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Laos prepares draft law on alcohol

Laos prepares draft law on alcohol

3 by / on 07/11/2013, 10:14 am / in Bars, Food, Wine

The Ministry of Health is preparing a draft of law on alcohol in an effort to curb a growing drinking problem in Laos. A meeting on preparations for the draft law on alcohol was held in Vientiane Capital on 1 November. New regulations would cover the purchase and sale of alcohol including times in which alcohol could be sold, media advertising […]

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In Praise of Pimenton

In Praise of Pimenton

1 by / on 24/07/2013, 10:45 pm / in Bars, Food, Restaurants & Cafes

Pimenton is primed to steal the title of best steakhouse in Vientiane, although it’s not really a steakhouse so much as an elegantly designed restaurant specializing in the meat of cows. With a spiced, smokey infusion in every flame-grilled bite, not only will your taste buds be pleased, but your jaws will be surprised at only having to chew four […]

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How does MSG work?

How does MSG work?

3 by / on 28/04/2013, 2:34 pm / in Bars, Food, Restaurants & Cafes, Street Food

Many people in Vientiane feel they don’t have time to cook for themselves, or they prefer the convenience of street stalls and restaurants. Pho shops, ‘khao piak’ noodle stands and roadside stalls are nearly always full of patrons. But do customers really know exactly what is in their food? MSG is widely used throughout the world, particularly in Asian cooking, […]

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April 12

April 12

0 by / on 03/01/2013, 10:06 am / in Bars, Food, Restaurants & Cafes

April 12 (Vientiane, Laos) is a bar slash restaurant focusing on drinks but serving a menu of light dishes perfect for sharing with friends. Similar to Smile Dee and Khongview, it’s a place designed for groups rather than couples or lonesome drinkers. You can sip a cocktail at the bar, snack at one of the many clusters of tables or head upstairs and enjoy […]

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