Fresh Food Market
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Fresh Food Market information
The Fresh market stocks exotic fruits you won't typically see elsewhere in Laos, such as Chinese pear. Other local delicacies include nok ąen dąwng (swallows stored whole in jars until they ferment), and hét wâi (wild matsutake mushrooms), which grow wild around Xieng Khuang and fetch high prices in Japan.