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Esther Tseng

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Esther Tseng is a freelance food, drinks and culture writer. Her work has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Food & Wine, Bone Appétit, Eater and more.

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A table is prepared with various Lao dishes. The plate in the foreground is a papaya salad with Lao sausage and chicken. Behind it is a bowl of sukiyaki. To the left of the papaya salad is sticky rice nestled in a small woven basket and to the right is a plate of sakoo yut sai or tapioca dumplings. A bottle of beer also sits on the table.
The Migrant Kitchen

Lao Street Food Pop-Up Is an Homage to a Family Legacy

Over forty years after his mother ran a sukiyaki shop at a refugee camp, Thip Soulisak prepares the same sukiyaki recipe and other family dishes with his Lao street food and noodle shop pop-up PhoLaoSouphy.
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