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BREAKING BAO: L.A. 2018

  • BOWERY HOTEL 335 Bowery New York, NY, 10003 (map)

Nothing speaks to our pasts like family. Food is the ultimate time machine and we want to break bao across the generations at our 9th Annual LUCKYRICE™ FEAST : Los Angeles, celebrating Intergenerational Cuisine.

‘Cuz furikake-avocado toast and poached salmon on kale caesar are alright, but you KNOW at the end of the day, you just want grandma’s dumplings and mom’s curry. We wanna find out how your brother improvised three-course meals out of instant ramen. We want to eat steak the way your dad would at a steakhouse: with his own damned soy sauce!

And who better to show us the power of intergenerational cuisine than the irrepressible world-renowned chef Susur Lee, who paves the future of global Asian culture with his sons Levi, Kai and Jet. It’s a family affair in the Bent-Lee kitchen. LUCKYRICE™ is honored to announce their hosting Breaking Bao Intergenerational Feast. Reserve your tickets today to meet Susur, Levi, Kai and Jet in L.A!

This year, we're highlighting generations of family meals, special birthdays, holidays and sick days that taught our creative trust of Angeleno Asian cuisine, about making Asian food. Bringing young and old together, LUCKYRICE™ showcases the secret family heirloom dishes of our lucky food stars. Come feed, learn, and taste the food history of our favorite chefs’ family stories.

We are happy to announce that we are debuting our LUCKYRICE calendar with an initiative to take better care of the earth at our LA Feast by finding alternatives to plastic disposables, and using compostable dinnerware, cups, and biodegradable wristbands. All excess prepared foods will be donated to Chefs to End Hunger.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to our lucky non-profit partner, Lucky Chow, Inc., which fosters awareness in global Asian communities by using Asian culinary culture to explore the diversity of the Asian experience.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to our lucky non-profit partner, Lucky Chow, Inc., which fosters awareness in global Asian communities by using Asian culinary culture to explore the diversity of the Asian experience.

TASTING MENU

BONE KETTLE

Chef Erwin Tjahyadi

Tasting: Steak Tartare w/ Garlic Krupuk: St Helen's Ranch Hanger Steak with chili vinaigrette, lemongrass, mint, basil, fried garlic krupuk

(contains raw meat)

 

STARRY KITCHEN / BUTTON MASH + Food Network's Big Bargain Eats

Chef Nguyen Tran

Tasting: Bánh Bèo - Steamed Vietnamese rice crepe topped with minced ground pork and shrimp, chiffonade mint, scallion, oil, pickled onion, chicken skin and Vietnamese fish sauce

 

PHORAGE

Chef Perry Cheung

Tasting: Pork Wonton with Truffle Sauce

 

SEOUL SAUSAGE CO – Winner of Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race

Chefs Yong and Ted Kim

Tasting: KFC (Good vs Evil) Korean Fried Cauliflower vs Korean Fried Chicken

(vegan / vegetarian option)

 

LITTLE SISTER 

Chef Tin Vuong

Tasting: Viet Curry: Beef rib, lemongrass, nuoc mam, lime leaf, chillies and herbs with master stock jasmine rice

(contains shellfish and peanuts)

 

FAT DRAGON

Chef: Ivy Wei

Tasting: Sichuan cold noodles with peppercorn and chili oils

(vegetarian)

 

PARKS BBQ

Chef Jenee Kim

Tasting: Kimchi Pancake Beef and Shrimp Tacos

 

KATO

Chef Jonathan Yao - 2018 Food & Wine Best New Chefs

Tasting: Smoked duck and leek salad

 

BLING BLING DUMPLING

Chef Anne Chen and Chef Cindy Pao

Tasting: Pork Belly Bao

 

HINOKI & THE BIRD

Chef Brandon Kida

Tasting: Gyoza

(contains pork and shellfish)

 

STAY LUCKY

Chef Vinh Ngyuen

Tasting: Suanla Chaoshou with pork and shrimp (Sichuan Hot & Sour Wonton)

(contains shellfish)

 

MAMA MUSUBI  featuring @turningoffjapanese

Chef Tomoko Imade Dyen

Tasting: O-chazuke: Small rice balls topped with beef (or fish) or vegetables

(GF with a vegetarian option)

 

HIP HOT

Chef Tiantian

Tasting: Solo Hot Pot: Beef ball, fish, tofu, broccoli and glass noodles

 

CHINESE LAUNDRY FOOD TRUCK

Chef Leo Lamprides

Tasting: Chinese Seafood Risotto: Abrorio rice congee, whipped seafood and tofu cream mousse, house-seasoned fish crumble ginger and herbs

(GF, contains dairy)

 

AYARA THAI

Chef Vanda Asapahu

Tasting: Khao Pa-Lo: Soy-braised Pork Belly with Quail Eggs

 

KASIH

Chef Zachary Hamel

Tasting: Ayam Pelalah - Indonesian chicken salad with sambal tomato, snake bean, and lime

 

LUCKYRICE featuring @conscious_cooking

Culinary Content Creator Christine Wong

Tasting: Pekingbello Bites

(vegan, GF)

 

TATANG

Chef Jamby Roi

Tasting: "Lon-Ga-Nisa" Meatball: Pork and shrimp served with Banana BBQ Sauce and Crispy Garlic

(contains shellfish)

 

BIG BOI / B SWEET DESSERT BAR

Chef Barb Batiste

SAVORY: Chicken Adobo and Steamed Rice with Atchara

SWEET: Pan de Sal Hot Bread Pudding

 

RAMEN HOOD

Chef Rahul Khopkar, Ilan Hall

Tasting: Ahi "Tuna" Crisps: beets, vegan mayo, chili oil.sesame oil.sesame seeds, scallions, sriracha, avocado, yuzu, salt, and crispy rice

(vegan, gluten free)

DRINKS MENU

KIRIN ICHIBAN

KIKORI WHISKEY

SUNTORY WHISKY TOKI

MUTUAL TRADING - SAKE & SHOCHU

SAN PELLEGRINO

PERRIER

BRUCE COST GINGER ALE

COFFEE HALL


Later Event: November 16
BREAKING BAO: NYC 2018