Review: Nok’s Kitchen in Westminster is the Lao restaurant everyone will soon be talking about

Critic Brad A. Johnson says he could probably eat Lao sausage and sticky rice every day for months before going insane.
Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • June 9, 2022
The chicken foot is classified. It’s not on the menu, but it’s sometimes secretly available if you earned clearance. First, however, you should call ahead to make sure Nok’s Kitchen isn’t already sold out of the khao piak, a Lao chicken noodle...
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