Event, Food

Gourmet Intersections: Asian-Latino Food Crossings

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
7:00 p.m. — 8:30 p.m.

Rasmuson Theater
National Museum of the
American Indian

4th and Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20560
Google Map

Closest Metro: L’Enfant Plaza
and Federal Center

Free and open to the public
Eventbrite ticket required

Update 07/12/13:

This event has sold out of free tickets, but it will be webcasted live on our Ustream page from 7-8pm (Eastern Time). The video footage will  be archived and posted on our Ustream page a few days after the event.

“Asian-Latino Fusion” has been a popular restaurant industry concept for over two decades. But Asian and Latino food cultures have a much longer and richer history of intersection, stretching from the farm to the home table, from the mercado to the food truck. “Gourmet Intersections” considers Asian-Latino foodways through a broad lens, tracing connections across a range of histories, geographies, and cultures.

The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Latino Center will be hosting a lively discussion about the changing shape of shared food traditions, touching on the restaurant industry, the space of the home, and the migration and evolution of sushi from Japan across the Americas.



Click here to read full bios of the panelists.

The discussion is from 7-8pm with a book signing from 8-8:30pm. Books will be available for purchase. The Mitsitam Coffee Bar will be open until 7pm serving refreshments, beer, wine, and light snacks for purchase.

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. We encourage everyone to register on Eventbrite and check-in between 6:00-6:45pm guarantee your seat. Please bring your ticket print-out or download the Eventbrite mobile app.

Thank you to the following individuals, organizations and corporations for their generous support.

The Smithsonian Asian-Latino Project is supported by: The Smithsonian Consortium for Understanding the American Experience and the Latino Initiatives Pool

With additional support from:

  • Robert N. Johnson
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
  • Smithsonian Latino Center
  • Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Americans All: The Immigration/Migration Initiative at the Smithsonian

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