3rd Annual ‘Woks and Lox’ Festival Happening at Nom Wah Tea Parlor on Saturday

Posted on: December 24th, 2013 at 6:10 am by

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Woks and Lox 2012, Photo: Donny Tsang

The third annual Jewish-Chinese food festival, Woks and Lox, is on the holiday horizon, bringing its foodie cheer to the heart of Chinatown – specifically, Nom Wah Tea Parlor. The celebration, a creative combo of cuisine and culture, is the brainchild of gourmands Veronica Chan and Jeff Orlick. They created the event to drum up a positive beat during a time of year that can be limiting.

Ever since the first lonely Jew ordered Chinese take-out on Christmas, there has been an undeniable bond between Jews and Chinese… we want to wipe away those lonely tears and celebrate our combined heritage at Woks and Lox, a Jewish and Chinese Christmas.

Chef Chichi Wang and Scharf & Zoyer’s Noah Arenstein will be in the kitchen, serving a menu that promises local ingredients (The Pickle Guys, Gefilteria, Twin Marquis). There’s also going to be a special Woks and Lox suds being served, free of charge, made with Sichuan peppercorns and matzoh.

In addition to games, food, and general fun to be had, a Chinese auction will take place, with 100% of its proceeds going to Haiyan recovery efforts in the Philippines through NAFCON, and 50% of what’s raised will be matched by WorldFoods.

The party is Saturday, December 28, at 10pm. “Tickets of Enjoyment” are $68 (plus a nominal fee) and can be purchased here.

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Chef Chichi Wang; Photo: Donny Tsang

Event Sponsors:

Ben’s Best Deli of Rego Park
Fresh Ginger Ale by Bruce Cost
Hail the Right Brain
Jeffrey Tastes Food Tours
Kosher Chinese by Michael Levy
Kossar’s Bialys
Plate and Pencil
Scott’s Pizza Tours
SingleCut Brewery
Twin Marquis

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