What to expect
- Tour the Argyle neighborhood and discover Southeast Asia culture through food
- Learn about essential ingredients, where to shop, and the historical significance of the neighborhood
- Enjoy a feast of various authentic Vietnamese dishes
About this Activity
Have you ever considered traveling to another part of the world to explore and learn about another culture through food? If so, you’re in luck! Chicago has an eclectic Southeast Asian population and you’ll eat your way through the Argyle neighborhood where their culture is represented with a unique mix of Thai, Vietnamese, and Cambodian. Learn about essential pantry ingredients in Southeast Asian cooking, the history of the neighborhood, and how the area has evolved throughout the years. Be prepared for a delicious culinary ride where you will learn about and feast on Vietnamese dishes, as you take in the culture of various Asian countries. Learning never felt so satisfying.
|Price||$50.00 per guest|
|Duration / Session||2.5 hours|
About the Teacher
Joelen Tan is a Chicago area private caterer and former restaurant chef. She has been recognized in both local and national media and has worked with celebrity chefs including Rick Bayless, Spike Mendelsohn, and Marcela Valladolid. Since 2007, she has been teaching culinary classes, hosting culinary events in Chicagoland and does recipe development work with major food brands.
There are no refunds; all sales are final.