Thip Khao is unabashedly exotic. Its Laotian dishes brim with the flavors of Southeast Asia. Food and cocktails combine for an experiential type of meal. Eating here is a bit of an adventure for your taste buds and for a real adventure, be sure to check out the jungle menu with spicy offerings like pork belly braised in caramelized palm sugar or the minced alligator with green mango.
For something less "out there," the grilled steak or minced duck are always safe bets. Don't overlook the starters, however, which include delicious dumplings and savory Laotian pastries.
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