September 10th, 2017
Washington DC, USA
Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand
Thip Khao located in Columbia Heights
Thip Khao opened its doors in 2014 serving Laos Cuisine by Chef Seng. The menu here is extensive and full of variety with a broad selection of snacks, salads, stews, curries and entrees that make it perfect for a group to share. The Jungle menu caters for those more adventurous and willing to explore Lao’s cuisine a little deeper. Dishes are full of explosive and new flavors that creates an excitement every time a new dish arrives to the table.
Thip Khao dining room full of energy with several large groups as intended with menu meant to be shared
Som Pak: rice fermented vegetables with tofu sauce
assorted vegetables with chili paste is the welcome greeting to the table
thai iced tea
Lab E’kae: minced alligator, green mango, toasted rice & chili, scallion, lemongrass, galangal, cilantro, mint, rau ram
Naem Khao: crispy coconut rice, sour pork, peanut, lime, scallion, mint, cilantro
Mieng Muang Luang: savory rice paste, betel leaves, herbs
Sai Oua: herbal pork sausage, peanut, ginger
Piing Hua Jai Kai: grilled chicken hearts, lime
Thip Khao’s Sticky Rice. I could eat this for days!
Oob Bae: spicy goat curry stew, bell pepper, onion, cilantro
Gang Som Chicken: spicy tamarind soup, lemongrass, mushroom, fish sauce, scallion, toasted chili, thai basil
Nap Paa: Monkfish grilled inside banana leaves with rice, lemongrass, kaffir lime, ginger, dill
Muu Som: rice-cured sour pork belly, ginger, garlic, bell pepper, onion, hon shimeji, toasted chili, fried shallot
Khao Niew Loang Mak Euak: kabocha pumpkin, coconut sticky rice, salted coconut, crispy mung bean
Chocolate sticky rice steamed in banana leaves
Selection of Dolcezza gelato: fish sauce caramel, banana leaf, toasted rice, dar soy strawberry
What are your thoughts on Thip Khao? or have you been to any other Laos Restaurant in the area?