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Stir-Frying for the Soul and Chinatown Activism with Grace Young

October 14, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Online

Join us for an exciting evening as we partner with award-winning author Grace Young, dubbed the “Stir-Fry Guru” by The New York Times, for a virtual stir-fry event. She will demonstrate a simple and quick stir-fry, Aromatic Vegetarian Fried Rice, with pointers on how to add meat or seafood if desired. In addition to cooking, Grace will  show a portion of her film series, Coronavirus: Chinatown Stories, which was recently nominated for the IACP media awards.

REGISTER HERE for online Zoom presentation

Grace Young is an award-winning cookbook author, culinary historian, and filmmaker. She has been a fierce advocate for Chinatown, never more so than in her video series Coronavirus: Chinatown Stories, which documents the toll of the pandemic on NYC’s Chinese community. In 2020 the series was shown at the Smithsonian. The series has just been nominated for an IACP digital media award. She is also partnering with the James Beard Foundation on a campaign to #savechineserestaurants all across the country. Grace also partnered with AAFE (Asian Americans For Equality) to create a fundraiser to purchase personal security alarms for the AAPI community. Dubbed the “accidental voice for Chinatown” by Grub Street, Grace’s advocacy for Chinese mom and pop businesses has been written about in Smithsonian , Vogue, and Food & Wine magazine. Grace is the recipient of James Beard Awards for her Wok Therapist comedy video and her cookbook Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge.


October 14, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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