Cincinnati’s Asian Food Fest is May 13 & 14 in Washington Park

Asian Food Fest is expanding to 31 restaurants and food trucks, Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14, 2017, noon-9 p.m. in Cincinnati’s Washington Park. In its seventh production, Asian Food Fest will feature a dozen more food vendors than 2016 and 15 brand new to this vibrant community festival.

“Seven years ago, a diverse group of friends created Asian Food Fest to bring people together across different backgrounds and celebrate our love for Asian food and culture with this Cincinnati community we’re proud to call home, said Tessa Xuan, marketing director of Asian Food Fest. “We’re excited to see Asian Food Fest growing and making an even bigger impact on Greater Cincinnati’s booming food scene.”

Asian Food Fest 2017 Restaurants and Food Trucks:

  • 3501SEOUL - Korean
  • Angie's Malaysian Satay & Sauces - Malaysian
  • Bamboo Kitchen - Thai, Lao
  • Boba Cha - Taiwanese (Bubble Tea)
  • Bombay Brazier - Indian
  • Bread House Bakery Cincy - Chinese
  • Budina Noodle and Rice - Thai, Asian Cuisine
  • China Gourmet - Chinese
  • Dai Trang Bistro - Filipino, Vietnamese
  • Eam Kruesah - Cambodian
  • Kona Ice - Hawaiian (Shaved Ice)
  • Kuya Ed's Lechon Atbpa – Filipino
  • Lalo / Neuf - Asian Fusion
  • Le's Pho and Sandwiches - Vietnamese
  • Mabuhay Pinoy Foods - Filipino
  • Mahope - Cambodian
  • Maki Express - Japanese
  • Mumbai Street Side - Indian
  • Ono Grindz - Hawaiian
  • Pho 96 - Vietnamese
  • Pho Lang Thang /Quan Hapa - Vietnamese, Modern Asian
  • Red Sesame - Korean
  • Saigon Subs and Rolls - Vietnamese
  • Siam Orchid Thai Restaurant - Thai
  • Stone Bowl Restaurant - Japanese, Korean
  • Street Pops - Dessert
  • Tea n Bowl - Chinese, Thai, Malaysian
  • Thai Express - Thai
  • Wabi Sabi - Japanese, Sushi
  • Yakitori Haus - Japanese
  • Yat Ka Mein - Chinese

These restaurants and food trucks will offer a mouthwatering tour of Asian foods, in the form of small plates, priced from $2­$6. A portion of the proceeds from Asian Food Fest 2017 will benefit the Asian American Cultural Association of Cincinnati and future Asian cultural events in Greater Cincinnati.

Secret Menu will also return to Asian Food Fest with creative, surprise dishes. This is a unique opportunity for foodies to taste home-­cooked Asian meals from 6 local amateur cooks and aspiring food entrepreneurs.

Admission to Asian Food Fest is free, although donations are accepted. More than 30,000 are expected to attend. Learn more at asianfoodfest.org.

Jackie ReauFOODIE