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The First Annual Mile High Asian Food Week Celebrates the AAPI Dining Scene

ABIGAIL BLISS • FEBRUARY 3, 2023 “In the past few years, [the] AAPI — Asian American Pacific Islander — food and beverage scene has really been growing,” says Joanne Liu, who’s spearheading the first annual Mile High Asian Food Week. From February 22 to 26, twenty-plus vendors across metro Denver will offer special menu items and discounts.


Menus Just Released for 2023 Denver Restaurant Week

MOLLY MARTIN • FEBRUARY 1, 2023 Through the challenges of the pandemic, the local restaurant scene has proven to be resilient, with hundreds of new eateries debuting in the last year. It also continues to shine on the national scene — thirteen Colorado chefs and restaurants were named 2023 James Beard award semifinalists.


First ever Asian Food Week coming to Denver

Author: • Published: 9:24 PM MST January 27, 2023 The event in February will shine a light on the Asian-American community after the devastating mass shootings in California.

Denver’s first Asian restaurant week kicks off in February

The Denver Post

LILY O'NEILL • JANUARY 27, 2023 Denver’s first Asian restaurant week wants to provide a light for the Asian American community, following a tragic week of mass shootings in California. The multi-day celebration, Mile High Asian Food Week, will run Feb. 22-26 and give diners access to special discounts, secret menu items and specialty menus at participating restaurants across metro Denver. So far, those restaurants include Meta Asian Kitchen, Pho King Rapidos, Tea Street and Yuan Wonton, owned by 2023 James Beard Award semifinalist Penelope Wong.

JESSICA RAMOS • JANUARY 26, 2023 This year, members of the food and beverage industry here in Colorado have come together to launch Mile High Asian Food Week happening February 22nd through 26th. Several locations will be participating across the Denver Metro Area and will include more than 10 vendors. The goal of this restaurant week is to celebrate the growing AAPI community and talent in the hospitality industry in Denver as well as give you a chance to try some different cuisines you might not have had at a smaller price point.

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PATRICIA KAOWTHUMRONG • JANUARY 25, 2023 Mile High Asian Food Week—which will take place February 22 to 26—was established by community members to promote and celebrate the city’s vibrant Asian food and beverage scene. Victoria Lam is always happy to see new customers at Tea Street, the three-year-old bubble tea shop she owns with her brother, Patrick. But there’s a major problem for some prospective patrons: the fear of not knowing what to order or how to interpret the menu. Lam hopes Tea Street’s participation in the first Mile High Asian Food Week will change that. “The collaborative event will really encourage people who haven’t tried different Asian cuisines before to jump in, really give them a try,” she says.

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