In honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month in May, South Coast Plaza is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Asian Pacific Food Fest. This event recognizes the commendable contributions of several Asian-American chefs and restaurant owners located at South Coast Plaza.

In collaboration with the Asian Pacific Community Fund, South Coast Plaza plans to contribute all the event proceeds towards supporting Asian charity organizations.

May 18th, 5:00pm – 7:30pm
Level 1, Saks Fifth Avenue wing


$40 per ticket (each ticket includes six tasting passes)
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Music by DJ Dosa

Open to all ages, wristbands for guests 21+ for bar access



Participating Restaurants

A variety of Asian-owned and operated restaurants will be offering small portion tastings of their signature dishes, including:


An’s Famous Garlic Noodles with Marinated Beef Skewer
Representative: Peter Meemalayath


Signature Xiao Long Bao – Pork, Chicken Duo
Representative: Chung Choi


Sashimi Gems, Sushi Rice, Hamamori Sauce
Representative: James Hamamori


Ebiko Prawn Paste in Shrimp Broth and Noodle with Scallion Oil
Representative: Pei Lei Nonomura


Oxtail Gravy, Nishiki Rice & Shishito Peppers
Representative: Mike Doctulero


Toothpick Lamb and Sichuan Cold Noodle
Representative: Jie Yu


Pork & Shrimp Wonton in Chili Vinaigrette and Radish Pastry
Representative: Desmond Boey


Butter Chicken, Veg Manchurian, Basmati Rice, Garlic Naan
Representative: Arun Puri


Rock Cod Ceviche with Mango Habanero Sorbet
Representative: John Park and Ed Lee


Signature Pork Cheek Adobo with Garlic Fried Rice, Chimichurri, Crispy Shallots
Representative: Ross Pangilinan


Shrimp Taco with Citrus Slaw and House-made Aioli
Representative: Wing Lam


Variety of Signature Desserts
Representative: Bruce Guan

Monique Lhuillier Discounts and Donations

Monique Lhuillier is offering a 10% discount* during the Food Fest, in addition to donating 10% of sales to Asian Pacific Community Fund.

*Discount is on stock only, no bridal or special orders. Cannot be combined with any other promotions.

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Asian-Inspired Flavors

Enjoy diverse Asian cuisines from our unique collection of restaurants


Works of Art

View outdoor sculptures by renowned artists Isamu Noguchi and Aiko Miyawaki commissioned by the Segerstrom Family