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In the second instalment of the series, Luke Nguyen ventures deeper into the Greater Mekong region to discover the food cultures of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. Luke begins his culinary journey in Laos’ capital, Vientiane, with its bounty of hidden gems. He then journeys north to Laos’ ‘food capital’, Luang Prabang, before travelling south to fishing mecca the 4,000 Islands. Luke crosses the Mekong River into Cambodia, beginning in the ancient city of Siem Reap, where locals teach him how to cook traditional Khmer dishes. He then travels south to the bustling capital, Phnom Penh, where he gets a new take on street food. Heading further south, Luke explores the seaside towns of Kep and Kampot, famous for their crab and pepper. Finally, Luke returns to the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. He seeks out the foodie wonders of border town Chau Doc. He cooks with his parents on a houseboat in Cai Be, and explores the coconut islands of Ben Tre.

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Episode 10 : Chiang Mai, Thailand
Luke Nguyen
Monday 10 November 2014, 6:00PM

In the final episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke hits the bustling town of Chiang Mai, ...

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