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Thai Lao Restaurant

December 20, 2015

Making Diners Feel At Home

Thai Lao Restaurant takes pride in many things, from great food to friendly service, and most of all, ohana. “The customers that come in are a part of our family; whatever they want, we serve it,” says chef Mani Phongsavath. This hospitality has made quite the impression on Pearl City residents since Thai Lao’s opening…

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The Many Faces Of Sweet And Sour

You know it when you see it because it’s instantly recognizable by its bright red color. On top of that, its flavor profile has a bold personality to match its vivid appearance. If you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m gushing about sweet and sour sauce, the fabulous flavoring most kamaaina can’t live without. There’s…

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September 27, 2015

Thai Lao makes itself at home

Thai Lao Restaurant’s second location has been making an impression on Pearl City natives, and the consensus is that the eatery — which serves a combination of Laotian, Thai and Vietnamese foods — is welcomed and here to stay. Having opened their double wooden doors in February of this year, co-owners Victor Chaleunxay and his…

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August 25, 2015

Discover the lesser-known joys of authentic Lao cuisine

Southeast Asia long has been a popular tourist destination — and I would presume that the region’s food plays a big role in that. But even if you can’t make it there for a vacation any time soon, you can go visit Thai Lao Restaurant. The eatery was created by Victor Chaleunxay, who is originally…

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July 19, 2015

Thai cuisine that caters to you

When one first thinks of catering, visions of pre-ordering endless pupu platters and hosting parties come to mind. But at one local eatery, the concept of catering has a whole new meaning. In a world where everyone wants to “have it your way,” Pearl City’s Thai Lao Restaurant knows the importance of offering an eclectic…

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June 14, 2015

Where Cultures, Cuisine Converge

By offering an eclectic menu composed of Thai, Vietnamese and Laotian favorites, Thai Lao Restaurant is the ideal dining destination with selections the entire family will enjoy. The sibling ownership team of Victor and Wince Chaleunxay first opened Thai Lao in Kapolei four years ago and recently launched their second location along Kamehameha Highway in…

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