Experiencing new foods, cultures, events and festivities has always been a highlight of traveling for me when traveling. I love getting immersed in the new environment whether it is trying new foods, checking out local markets, or enjoying the local festivals. One festival that I have had the chance of attending was the San Jose Obon Festival in July 2019. Personally, I have never been to a festival like this before as I am not that involved with the other communities back h
This story has been republished from VietnamEazy.com As a kid in Saigon I remember my grandmother taking me to watch Lên Đồng, or Spirit Possession Rituals, in the evenings after dinner has been served. She dressed up and took me down alley ways somewhere in our neighborhood to someone's house. The home is packed with people sitting or standing around a small stage. It is large enough for about five people, 4 were attendants and the person who is designated as the receiver of
Setting up a Bàn Thờ or Shrine for Tết Lunar New Year is an easy yet complex task. Watch our Chopsticks Alley Talk - Live Tet Edition - Episode 11 to learn more about our traditions. The idea behind having a Bàn Thờ or Shrine is to give thanks to our ancestors and to the gods once a year for all the blessings we've received. It is also an opportunity to pray for the blessings and things we would like to achieve. Cúng, to pray, is an important part of every Vietnamese Tet cel
Tune in Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 8pm-8:30pm PST Go to Facebook Chopsticks Alley Page for the Live Feed
Topic: Domestic Violence in the Asian Community
Guest: Melissa Luke, Domestic Violence Program Manager with AACI
Sponsor: Ash Kalra for State Assembly Headquarters If you or someone you know is being abused, there is help. ACCI has a 24 hour Hotline. 24-hour crisis hotline (408) 975-2739. Asian Women’s Home is the anti-domestic violence and human trafficking program
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Tune in to Chopsticks Alley Talk Facebook Live Feed Show August 11, 2016 at 8-8:30pm PST! Big T’s Happy Hour! Daily 3-6:30pm $1 Oysters $10 Pitcher Draft Beer No Salt & No MSG. Try us and you’ll be convinced! No salt & MSG is added to any of your food. Our recipes are authentic and time-tested. The ingredients are always fresh. The result? A menu that bursts with flavor. Come enjoy our great seafood, but don’t forget to take some fresh seafood home to your family… Freshest
It's time to celebrate Chopsticks Alley Eats! Chopsticks Alley was founded in August of 2014. Here we are 2 years later with over 2,800 members strong! It is time for us to come together to celebrate food, culture, and friendship. When: July 31, 2016 Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm Where: Q Pot 1610 Capitol Expressway, San Jose, California 95121 RSVP: Via Facebook Event by July 27th. If you do not have a Facebook Account, please send an RSVP Email to firstname.lastname@example.org RSVP Requ
Tune in to Chopsticks Alley Talk Facebook Live Feed Show July 17, 2016 at 5-5:30pm PST! SPECIAL DISCOUNT - MENTION CHOPSTICKS ALLEY RENT 1 TUXEDOS GET THE 6TH FREE About Tuxedo Wearhouse Tuxedo Wearhouse have been providing the residents of San Francisco with formal attire for special occasions and events for more than 35 years. We’re a locally owned company and have have strong ties to our community. We believe that we’ve lasted this long in the business thanks to our friend
CASTING IN THE BAY AREA!!! Do you know the story of how your family came from Vietnam to America?
Have you experienced any frustration in coming to or growing up in America?
Do you feel like your family doesn’t understand?
We're seeking to interview Vietnamese Americans and their parents, grandparents, children, or relatives for an exclusive documentary interview film in the Bay Area. The film will feature shared stories to or growing up in America and sharing memories of
Tune in to Chopsticks Alley FIRST EVER live feed talk show! Ash Kalra will be chatting about his involvement with the Vietnamese community. Trami and Jenn will be discussing mother-daughter relationships following the release of Trami's first novel, VietnamEazy! Check it out the live feed on Chopsticks Alley Page this Sunday, July 10 from 5-5:30PM PST. Viewers get a chance to win a pair of KT Sun Stop! www.ktsunstop.com If you like stories like this, subscribe to Chopsticks A
Join us for an afternoon of free music, carnival games, raffles, and fun! There will be special appearances: Congressman Mike Honda, a performance by famous singer Thanh Lan, and various community organizations. FREE Hepatitis B screening will be offered by North East Medical Services. Come out and join us for the fun to escape the summer heat! Vietnamese Concert and Community Health Fair
Saturday, July 23rd
Milpitas High School Gymnasium
1285 Escuela Parkway
The opening reception will take place on June 25 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Cultural Heritage Center. Refreshments will be available and it open to all. The photography exhibit expresses the beauty of Vietnam and the merging of the photographer's culture into the American culture. It is a rich, colorful and black and white portrayal of his heritage and identity through the lens of his camera. Purchase his photographs to support the children from disadvantaged family and disab