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Chow: Making the Chinese American Restaurant

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July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

Free with museum admission

This exhibit celebrates the birth and evolution of Chinese American restaurants, tracing their nearly 170-year history and sparking conversation about food culture, immigration, and what it means to be American. See a timeline of Chinese menus from 1910 to the present, enjoy tastings created by the country’s most talented Chinese American chefs, and try a treat from a continuously operating 1,500-pound fortune cookie machine.

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