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On September 13-15, supper and storytelling come together for Yin Yeung Express, a unique culinary event presented by In the House Festival, Ken Tsui (Vancouver Chinatown Night Market) and Kevin Chong (author of My Year of the Racehorse).

Inspired by Hong Kong’s signature open-air eateries (dai pai dong), memorable stories of food are paired with four fine-dining interpretations of humble Hong Kong café classics. Forget the greasy bowls of instant ramen with spam made to order and dive into a playful take on the cuisine’s most iconic dishes prepared with an innovative mix of fresh ingredients. And yes, there will be vegetarian options.

With stories revolving around the memories and nostalgia of Chinese food, each evening of storytellers is curated by some of Vancouver’s signature cultural purveyors: Rain City Chronicles (Vancouver’s premier storytelling night), Ricepaper Magazine (Canada’s only Asian Canadian literary magazine) and Kevin Chong (Vancouver author of Beauty Plus Pity and My Year of the Race Horse).

September 13: Rice Paper Magazine
September 14: Rain City Chronicles
September 15: Kevin Chong

With music curated by the In the House Festival

In the true fashion of the pop-up experience, the dinners are held in a secret location which will be revealed only days before the event, and ONLY if you’ve purchased your tickets.

Purchased online or by phone at 604-874-9325.

Time: Doors at 6:30 / Dinner at 7

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Yin Yueng Express