Local Chefs Showcase Asian American Cuisine To Kick Off San Diego Asian Film Festival’s 20th Anniversary

The San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF), presented by Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts), announces the 6th Annual Chew The Scene. This film and food event serves as the official launch party for the 20th anniversary film festival – the largest showcase of Asian cinema on the West Coast.

The community will gather to celebrate with the cuisine of 20 San Diego chefs, restaurateurs and bartenders at the San Diego Natural History Museum.

This celebration kicks off the 20th anniversary of the San Diego Asian Film Festival, a centerpiece of Asian American culture in San Diego. Film buffs, festival goers and foodies will enjoy unlimited tastings from local restaurants, sip on specialty cocktails and have a first-look at the film lineup of this year’s SDAFF before it is released to the general public.

Local Chefs Showcase Asian American Cuisine To Kick Off San Diego Asian Film Festival’s 20th Anniversary

CONFIRMED PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS:

Arterra
Camellia Rd
Common Theory
Courageous Kitchen
Crab Hut
Filipino Desserts Plus
Galaxy Taco
Gaya Gaya
Hunter’s Home Kitchen
Leaf It B
Malahat Spirits
Mein St.
Mostra Coffee
Realm of the 52 Remedies
Sandwich Emporium
SNOICE
Stella Artois
Tito Boy Project
Underbelly
Well Fed
Woomiok
Zen Modern Bistro

Local Chefs Showcase Asian American Cuisine To Kick Off San Diego Asian Film Festival’s 20th Anniversary

WHAT TO EXPECT

First release of film festival line-up
Announcement of award nominees
Juried food and drink sampling made by chefs from local restaurants

Local Chefs Showcase Asian American Cuisine To Kick Off San Diego Asian Film Festival’s 20th Anniversary

ABOUT THE SAN DIEGO ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts) is the most comprehensive portrait of Asian and Asian American cinema in North America. Located in San Diego, California, Pac Arts is the presenter of the annual San Diego Asian Film Festival, the largest showcase of Asian cinema on the West Coast, and the Spring Showcase of Asian Cinema. The 20th SDAFF is scheduled for November 7-16, 2019. For more information, visit http://pacarts.org.

Local Chefs Showcase Asian American Cuisine To Kick Off San Diego Asian Film Festival’s 20th Anniversary

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