It had been almost a year since I last visited DanSavann Laos Cafe. It proved to be worth that first trek up to Olney. Now under new ownership and called Laos Cafe, I was glad to see authentic Laotaion food still on the main stage. To start, crispy and delicate quail, tangy lemongrass Laos sausage, meaty grilled pork ribs and their powerful Iced Tea (spiked with bourbon as it is BYO). Anticipating the herb and lime heavy salads, we got two. A spicy squid and a more mild beef.
The Specialty Food Association's Fancy Food Show is one of my favorite days of the year. It is the absolute best reason to collapse exhausted from spending hours on your feet sampling high quality and new food products. The FFS comes in NYC every summer and to San Francisco every winter. While it would be nice to escape the cold and attend the S.F. show, budget allows me to only stick to the more local show. The three day food expo fills the Javitz center with an overwhelmin