By Shane McMahon Northwest Asian Weekly As a crowd gathered on King Street, lettuce and firecrackers hung from the front of a building, two pairs of children in lion costumes prepared to dance, and the celebration of the Year of the Sheep was ready to start. On Feb. 7 the Wing Luke Museum provided Seattle’s […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly This year’s Dragon Fest posed challenges to many Chinatown businesses, even though it could be a record-breaking year in attendance.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The International District is open for business. That’s what over 25,000 people attending the International District’s Dragon Fest 2013 last weekend learned as vendors lined the streets and restaurants opened their doors for the neighborhood’s annual summer festival.
The Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) organized the return of the $2 Food Walk at this summer’s Dragon Fest. On July 9 and July 10, 16 of Chinatown-ID’s top culinary destinations will offer up a menu of $2 bites. Participating restaurants include Sea Garden, Kaname Izakaya, Harbor City, Oasis Tea Zone, Fu-Lin Ramen House, […]