Presented by the Sue Ling Gin Foundation and Event Chair David Cotton, our revitalizing in-person Spring Social included cuisine from local restaurants and performances by Raks Inferno. Internationally renowned artists, the Zhou Brothers, welcomed approximately 300 guests to their Zhou B Art Center, our Venue Sponsor, in support CASL’s vital programming. Emmy award-winning ABC-7 Chicago anchor Judy Hsu, co-chair of CASL Advisory Board and CASL supporter for over two decades, returned as our emcee.
La Mom Kitchen offers trendy, delicious, and authentic Szechuan and Shanghai Chinese cuisine. Whether you prefer traditional cuisine or newly created menu items, La Mom Kitchen offers a wide variety of spicy, sweet, smoked, and savory dishes. http://www.lamomkitchenmenu.com/
Antique Taco has been a minority-owned, woman-owned, family business since 2012. They are famous for their farmers market style tacos and margaritas made from scratch with the best local and seasonal ingredients. http://www.antiquetaco.com/
Veggie House serves vegan and vegetarian food in Chicago Chinatown. The restaurant draws inspiration from traditional Chinese delicacies and blends them with modern healthy eating to create fresh and diverse flavors that are colorful and aesthetically appealing. https://www.veggiehouseusa.com/
Ken Kee Restaurant serves Hong Kong Cart Noodles, which became popular in the 1950s through independent cart vendors operating on roadsides and in low-income districts in Hong Kong and Canton. With more than twenty toppings and numerous types of noodles, each dish has a specific technic in order to cook to perfection. https://www.kenkee.com/
Kyoto Matcha is an international chain of matcha desserts dedicated to creating top-quality raw materials. Kyoto Matcha (known as “Kyo Matcha” at the Chicago location) is a production and promotion of matcha, which is sourced from the Uji Matcha Supply Factory in Japan. https://www.kyotomatcha.us
El Churrito Rojas is a family-owned business distributing churros to bakeries, restaurants, supermarkets, and fairs in a variety of flavors such as strawberry, chocolate, vanilla, caramel, guava, apple, and original. Enjoy one of their crunchy churros paired with a hot chocolate, coffee, ice cream, or yogurt! https://elchurritorojas.com/
Cookies & Carnitas is a quaint, laid-back café making sandwiches, tacos, salads, and classic cookies with local ingredients. A full bar and live music make Cookies & Carnitas a perfect hang-out! https://cookiescarnitas.dine.online/