Cambodian/Filipino Pop-Ups could be the start of something bigger

After their first collaborative pop-up sold out in three days, Pannah Son of Chef Pannah and Lariza Amon of Lariza’s Bakery were hopeful that their dream of starting a Cambodian and Filipino restaurant was beginning to happen. The January 31 pop-up is the first in a series of Sunday Meal Deals the two are selling in advance via Instagram and cooking for pick-up on the last Sunday of every month.

Their concept, called Riceboxx, highlights both Cambodian and Filipino cuisines without fusing them, and also experiments with modern takes on traditional dishes. The important part, Son says, is that “when you bite into [the food], it still tastes like mom’s cooking.”

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