Vientiane: Best Chinese Food Outside of China
Chinese businessmen taking advantage of Laos’ development boom are fueling demand for great, authentic regional cuisine.
Chinese businessmen arrive in Vientiane and many settle in the Chinese enclave just outside the city, Sanjiang Cheng (Three Rivers City). Here, they purchase Chinese goods, communicate in Mandarin and, of course, eat traditional Chinese food.
In other countries, Chinese food is heavily influenced by the host country’s native ingredients and preferences. In Laos, however, Chinese ingredients are often easy to acquire. These factors combine to make Vientiane one of the best places outside of China to sample China’s regional cuisines. You just have to know where to find it: …..