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May 6: Stories of Cambridge: Chinese American Culinary Pioneers

Mon May 6, 2024
6 pm

Stories of Cambridge: Chinese American Culinary Pioneers

Monday, May 6
6 pm
Cambridge Public Library Lecture Hall, 449 Broadway

To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage (AAPI) Month, History Cambridge, in collaboration with our friends at Chinese Historical Society of New England and One in a Billion Productions, will host an event discussing Chinese American families’ contributions to the culinary history of Cambridge.

Join us for a captivating evening exploring the lives of Chinese Americans in Cambridge through the lens of food and family. Our distinguished speakers will share their personal stories, delving into how the restaurant business has shaped their family histories and the broader Chinese American experience in our community. This event is a unique opportunity to learn about the rich history of Chinese Americans in Cambridge, celebrate the enduring role of food in family life and community building, and gain a deeper understanding of the cultural tapestry of our city.

Don’t miss this chance to gain a deeper appreciation for the Chinese American experience in Cambridge!

Four faces in circles


Mable Chan, Moderator, President/Founder, One in a Billion Productions Inc (501c3)
Stephen Chen, President, Joyce Chen Foods
Paul Lee, Co-owner/Manager, Hong Kong Restaurant
Richard Ning, Grandson of the original owners of the Young Lee Restaurant