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Weird foods: Mekong Riverweed and Buffalo Skin Paste

One of my photos is featured on the Food Network’s website in an article about the 20 Weirdest Foods Eaten Around the World.

When I first came across the dish featured — Mekong riverweed with a dip made of buffalo skin and chill peppers — about seven years ago, I admit to being wary. 123 more words

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Luang Prabang, and why it's awesome

To get from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang, you have to travel for about six hours along Highway 13. The fact that it’s a highway doesn’t really mean much, except that it’s got tarmac along most of it; in all other respects, it’s just another insane Lao road. 2,613 more words

Duck Laab, Noodle Soups and Grilled Chicken @ Sohkdii Lao Restaurant in St. Pete

Sohkdii is a newish Lao restaurant flying under the radar over in West St. Petersburg. They offer an extensive menu of native Lao dishes backed by a strong sushi menu that’s a step to the side from the standard sushi-mill fare. 118 more words

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