Featuring: Irene Li, Commonwealth Kitchen and Mei Mei, Boston; Moonlynn Tsai and Yin Chang, Heart of Dinner, NYC; and moderated by Ben Hon and Arnold Byun, With Warm Welcome
For many Asian communities, food represents more than nourishment. Labor-intensive dishes are crafted at the hands of family, caregivers, and neighbors, often as an unspoken way to show love and care. These beloved dishes and cuisines have become staples in American food culture, yet the sentiments behind them are forgotten, overlooked, and appropriated. Join this panel of chefs and industry workers for an important discussion about the significance of Asian food, and returning the love to the folks who have always provided for us.