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Taste Of Chinatown Festival - A Free Culinary And Cultural Celebration In Chinatown - August 13th, 2016
TASTE OF CHINATOWN FESTIVAL -- A FREE CULINARY AND CULTURAL CELEBRATION IN CHINATOWN
Head on down to the Taste of Chinatown Festival on Saturday, August 13th, for a cultural and culinary celebration in the heart of Chinatown. Sample tastings from the many new area chefs and eateries, browse hand-crafted artisan wares, participate in keiki and cultural activities or just relax and enjoy cultural demonstrations and entertainment in a park setting.
Chefs from Artizen by MW, Downbeat Diner, Kan Zaman, Little Village, Pig and the Lady and Scratch Kitchen & Bakeshop will be on hand creating tasty small plates. Be sure to save some room for handcrafted ice cream, custards, shave ice and popsicles.
The event will start with a lion blessing and entertainment will continue throughout the day. Look for an ukulele ensemble in the morning, singer-songwriter Emi Hart playing around noon, a karate demonstration, and an extra special lip synch battle in the afternoon!
Keiki activities will kick off after the Lion blessing and include face painting, learning how to make Asian scrolls, and creating monkey masks to celebrate the year of the monkey.
Lee Stack of the Chinatown Improvement District says "We are grateful to our sponsors and partners, and all of the chefs, artisans, businesses and non-profits who are coming together to create a unique and fun event for all ages".
Where: Smith Beretania Park, Chinatown
When: Saturday, August 13th, 10:00 a.m. -- 4:30 p.m.
Chinatown Improvement District
The Chinatown Improvement District is a 501(c)3 charitable organization formed to improve conditions in the greater Chinatown area and to encourage and promote the preservation and enhancement of the ethnic, cultural and historical character and significance of Chinatown. The CID partners and workswith other non-profits organizations, businesses,the city, residents and the broadercommunityto continue to effect positive changewhich will enhance the neighborhood, celebrate its unique character and keep it thriving into the future.
A dish Kan Zaman will be serving at the Festival: Grilled chicken Shawrma wrap with hummus, garlic sauce and Lebanese pickles
Boy eating shave ice
Panda face painting
Chinatown Improvement District
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