Chinese Canadian Restaurant Night 🕑 November 8 | 6 – 9PM | $12 |Reservations

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The  More Than Just Food Series tackles the history, creation + sociopolitical meanings behind those yummy, home-cooked meals from your childhood, to the first Chinese Canadian restaurants + today’s current food scene.

We’ll analyse the ties between identity + food, its place in Western society + more.

• Chinese Canadian Restaurant Night •
🕑 November 8 | 6 – 9PM | Shanghai Restaurant | $12
Dinner + a Documentary! 🎬 We’ll start the night off with a Chinese Canadian dinner at Shanghai Restaurant, one of the first restaurants in Ottawa’s Chinatown. We’ll follow it with a 1hr screening of The Search for General Tso + a discussion following the night about the social + historical ties to Chinese Canadian identity.

• Cooking Workshop • 饺子 / 餃子 jiǎo zi / gaau2 zi2 • $15
🕑 December 9 | 10AM – 1PM | T&T Supermarket | 224 Hunt Club Rd.
Victoria Song will lead a dumpling workshop with her family’s dumpling recipe! ✨ Join us for a hands-on tutorial + figure out the trick to dumpling folding! You’ll get to eat what you make afterwards + join us in a discussion about food, identity + reconnecting to our roots.

ADVANCED REGISTRATION! Please register + save your space by filling out the online form. There are limited spaces + we will need to purchase ingredients + reserve appropriate spaces! https://goo.gl/XM5eDd

WORKSHOPS are open to Chinese Canadians of all ages! Kids, Students, Adults + Seniors alike. 👵 We’ll also be taking photos at the events, so please let us know either via message or at the event if you would prefer not to have your photo taken 🙂

HOSTED BY https://www.facebook.com/chinesecanadianco/

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CELEBRATING ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH

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Celebrating Asian Heritage Month – CITYWIDE Events

Throughout the month come and hear inspiring speakers, see entertaining films and slide presentations, participate in delectable cooking demonstrations, watch a hockey tournament, play at an Asian board games night and more. Best of all, most AHM events are free!

Note these events at the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. 

May 3Personal Journeys (Speakers include a young woman who fled the taliban)

May 10 (Tuesday) 7 pm

Film Screening: Everything Will Be

A NFB film about the history and changing face of Vancouver’s Chinatown

May 24 (Tuesday) 7 pm

Film Screening: Operation Oblivion

The fascinating story about a group of Chinese-Canadian civilians trained by the British Secret Service (MI6) to fight behind enemy lines during World War II.

Plus the May 11 Asian Board Games night is at The Loft

PLEASE VISIT  www.asianheritagemonth.net for a Calendar of Events