Culture

Great Taste Delivered: “SapSap”

August 7th, 2016 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Great Taste Delivered: “SapSap”

Great Taste Delivered: “SapSap”

“These SapSap snack sticks are amazing! Each bite is packed with meaty flavor and the spice is definitely perfect especially those looking to satisfy their Lao taste buds. Best when eaten right out of the fridge. Looking forward to ordering another batch!”


Radio Free Asia – Job opening

March 21st, 2015 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Radio Free Asia – Job opening

Radio Free Asia – Job opening

Knowledgeable and versatile Broadcaster/Webcaster needed to prepare, produce, present and place reports and programs on multiple media platforms for the Lao Service, based in Radio Free Asia’s Washington, DC offices.


Authentic Cuisine from Laos

October 20th, 2014 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Authentic Cuisine from Laos

It’s not too late to join the campaign! Celebrate Lao food with the Center for Lao Studies in San Francisco, California and Lao Lanxang Cafe. Purpose Lao Lanxang, a Lao food project, sponsored by the Center for Lao Studies (CLS) is as much about educating the public about Lao culture through its unique and delicious […]


Green Papaya Ready to Serve

October 26th, 2013 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Green Papaya Ready to Serve

Green Papaya Ready to Serve

“After researching and attending several food truck gatherings in the Central Valley, I knew we would be welcomed with our type of food, since there really has not been one with our type of menu.”


International Lao New Year Festival 2012

April 30th, 2012 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on International Lao New Year Festival 2012

International Lao New Year Festival 2012

LaoAmericans.com sponsored the National Papaya Salad Contest at the International Lao New Year Festival in San Francisco, California on April 28, 2012. The first prize winner of this year’s Papaya Salad Contest is Phouangphanh Keovongsa.


A taste of home

November 19th, 2011 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on A taste of home

A taste of home

Papayas, jackfruits, coconuts, bananas, bees, bamboo, omelete, chili sauce, smoothie, sticky rice, soups, salads, skewers and stews. Dennis travels to Laos to visit family in late 2011 and shares with us his favorite eats.  Enjoy!


Capturing light and color

March 27th, 2011 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Capturing light and color

Capturing light and color

Photographer Xiaohoa Michelle Ching turned her lens on Laos in early 2011 to capture beautiful images of daily life. Michelle’s ethnic Chinese father met her mother in Laos before they immigrated to the US.


Study Abroad in Vientiane, Laos

December 21st, 2009 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Study Abroad in Vientiane, Laos

Join SAIL 2010, where you’ll have the opportunity to study at the Lao-American College in Vientiane, the capital city of Laos and interact with the Lao on a daily basis.


Miss Asian America 2009

September 12th, 2009 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Miss Asian America 2009

Miss Asian America 2009

History was made on Saturday, August 8th, 2009 at the iconic Palace of Fine Arts Theater, San Francisco, CA. Amy Monmaly Chanthaphavong was chosen by a panel of seven judges to be the 2009 Queen of the 24th Annual Miss Asian America Pageant. She beat out 22 other contestants at the Miss Asian America.


A New Life in China

April 15th, 2009 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on A New Life in China

A New Life in China

By all appearances I look Chinese, so many of the locals speak Chinese to me until I give them a blank stare and shake my head that I don’t understand them. The biggest challenge thus far is the language barrier, my Mandarin is non-existent and until I have some command of the language I am 100% a “laowei” (foreigner in Chinese).


Lao Heritage Foundation

July 12th, 2008 by Siamphone Louankang | Comments Off on Lao Heritage Foundation

Lao Heritage Foundation

The Lao Heritage Foundation (LHF) is a non profit national organization based out of Washington D.C., established in 2004 by a group of young Lao American professionals and artists across the US … The mission of the Lao Heritage Foundation is to preserve and promote Lao culture through the arts, and transmit it to future generations.



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