Bida Manda is a thoughtful and sharp gathering place celebrating the diverse food traditions and culture of Laos. Bida Manda is the Sanskirt ceremonial term for father and mother, and is named to honor the owners parents in Laos who instilled their love of food and its power to bring people together. Located in the Moore Square district of downtown Raleigh, Bida Manda is one of the first Laotian restaurants in the U.S.