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Retired Chef Jeannie Sisongkhone Ongkeo Featured on NYC’s “Native Dish”

(Photo: NYC Media) This week’s episode of “Native Dish” (airing Thursday 12/07/2017 at 9:56pm EST, on NYClife, Channel 25) features Jeannie Sisongkham Ongkeo. Not a native New Yorker with access to that channel? Don’t worry, you can also see her in action on their YouTube channel: So, what is “Native Dish”  and who is Jeannie (Sisongkhone) Ongkeo? “Native Dish is an interstitial series celebrating New York City immigrants from all over the world by exploring their authentic cuisines one dish at a time.” It airs on the City of New York’s Official TV Network, NYClife Channel 25, at 26 and 56 minutes after the hour. The makeup of the show is simple. There are no hosts and no foodie stars. Just NYC Immigrants featuring: their food, their culture, using their own words. NYC has long been a mecca for diversity—in people, food, flavors, music, language, culture, and yes, even politics. The saying, “If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere” only glances at the surface of the city. What you must deduct …

Yes, we’re looking for a Managing Editor

Oh snap, we’re hiring! To celebrate 6 years of being Lao’d, we got funds to grow our team. Want to work for an internationally-acclaimed blog and fun writing team? Got writing chops, a knack for catching errors, in-the-know about all things Laos/Lao/Laotian, and meeting deadlines (of course)?  The gig is open until filled. If it’s you, read the position description below. Shoot us a letter of interest, resume and some work samples to be considered to Managing Editor Position Description_LLOTP_2017