Asian Food Fest

Asian Food Fest will return to Cincinnati’s Washington Park, Saturday, May 12, noon-10 p.m. and Sunday, May 13, noon-8 p.m. Regional restaurants, food trucks and individuals will offer a mouthwatering tour of Asian foods, in the form of small plates, priced from $2­-$6. Asian beers will be available, including Kiran, Sapporo and Tsingtao.“For our eighth production of Asian Food Fest, we’re excited to announce nearly 30 participating Asian Food Fest restaurants – and 20 percent are new to the event,” said Bao Nguyen of theAsian American Cultural Association of Cincinnati.Asian Food Fest, presented by Kroger and produced by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber in partnership with the Asian American Cultural Association of Cincinnati, celebrates the culture, cuisine, entertainment and beer of Asian communities including Cambodia, China, Hawaii, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

A portion of the proceeds from Asian Food Fest will benefit the 501(c)(3) non-profit Asian American Cultural Association of Cincinnati and future Asian cultural events in Greater Cincinnati. Learn more at

2018 Asian Food Fest Restaurants:


  • Bamboo kitchen
  • Boba Cha
  • Bread House Bakery
  • Bridges Nepali Cuisine
  • Budina Noodle & Rice
  • China Gourmet
  • Dai Trang Bistro
  • Eam Kruesah
  • Injoy
  • Kona Ice
  • Kung Fu Tea
  • Kuya Ed's Lechon Atbpa
  • Lalo/Huit
  • Lang Thang Group (Pho Lang Thang, Quan Hapa, HiMark)
  • Le's Pho and Sandwiches
  • Mahope
  • Mumbai Street Side
  • Ono Grindz
  • Poke Hut
  • Puffs N’ Buns
  • red sesame
  • Roll On In
  • S.E.A. Cuisine
  • Saigon subs and rolls
  • Stone Bowl Restaurant
  • streetpops
  • Tea n Bowl
  • Thai Express
  • Yat Ka Mein


Bold = New to Asian Food Fest

Additionally, Secret Menu is returning to the 2018 Asian Food Fest. The term “secret menu” comes from a frequent practice at many Asian restaurants in America. These establishments often have a secret menu available only upon request. The menu features more traditional and authentic Asian dishes.

2018 Asian Food Fest Entertainment:

Saturday, May 12 on the Vibe Main Stage

1 p.m. Sikh Gurdwara - SIKH Traditional Dances

2 p.m. FilipinoOH

3 p.m. Hua Xia Chinese School

4 p.m. Filipino American Association of Southern Ohio

5 p.m. Bing Yang Chinese Performing Arts Center

6 p.m. Dumbfoundead

7:15 p.m. Sexy Time Karaoke – Live band karaoke

9 p.m. DJ

Saturday, May 12 on the Gazebo Stage

All Day

DJ Junior

Sunday, May 13 on the Vibe Main Stage

12:30 p.m. Young Pohnpeian’s in Cincinnati - Micronesia Dances

1 p.m. Confucius Institute - Traditional Chinese Dances

2 p.m.Saving Sarah - Japanese Rock/American Classics

3 p.m. Cincinnati Dayton Taiko

4 p.m. Cincy Brass

5 p.m. Pamana Dance Group

6 p.m. Bing Yang Chinese Performing Arts Center

7 p.m. DJ


Sunday, May 13 on the Gazebo Stage

All Day

DJ Junior

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