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Vientiane Bistro Is Now Open in Kensington

Lao cuisine has come to Kensington. Vientiane Bistro, the first offshoot of long-running West Philly favorite Vientiane Cafe, is now open at 2537 Kensington Avenue. […]


Get Out of Your Comfort Zone at Vientiane’s Adventurous Eats Dinner

On any given day, Lao-Thai restaurant Vientiane Café in Cedar Park serves up items like green papaya salad, curries, and pad thai — nothing that the average metropolitan […]


Eating Crickets, River Snails and Fertilized Eggs in West Philly

Back in 2002, before it strutted the Vientiane name, the Phanthavong family’s Laotian operation out of West Philly functioned more like an outdoor speakeasy than a cafe. It was […]