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Asian Food & Culture Festival set for Canalside on Sunday

Laotian breakdancers and Korean barbecue are coming to Canalside on Sunday as part of the first Asian Food & Culture Festival.

Art exhibitions, dance numbers, singing, and a parade of people donning costumes from Asian cultures are scheduled for the event, organized by the Western New York Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

Operations selling food include Little Lamb, with Chinese barbecue; Taichi Bubble Tea, with bubble tea and sushi bowls; Waves, with Vietnamese spring rolls, Japanese and Thai dishes; Dancing Chopsticks, with Japanese cuisine; and ICHA Café, with bubble tea, according to Jasmine Chen, the WNY Chinese Chamber of Commerce president.

Ms. Judi’s International Cravings food truck will be offering Korean cuisine, including several types of barbecue, kimchi pancakes and japchae, a stir-fried noodle dish.

The event will be centered along Prime Street, next to the boardwalk. Admission is free. It runs from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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