Ba Zhang Making Dinner with TAP in DC

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2013
Time: 5:00pm – 9:30pm
Address: 429 11th St NE, Washington, DC
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Ba-zhang (or zong-zi in Mandarin) is one of the most famous Chinese foods, traditionally eaten during the Dragon Boat Festival, but generally available year round in markets throughout Asia and around the world. It is a tetrahedron of sticky rice filled with pork, mushrooms, peanuts, and a wide range of savory ingredients, depending on the region or family recipe.

In celebration of the Dragon Boat Festival, Taiwanese American Professionals – DC (TAP-DC) is hosting a ba-zhang making dinner. We will show you how to fill and wrap your own ba-zhang and share some of the history and legend of the food. A Taiwanese dinner will also be provided, and guests will be able to bring home five of their own ba-zhang (mama would be so proud!).

If interested, please RSVP yes to the Facebook event page wall and send a $25.00 payment to our PayPal account ( Space is limited to ten (10) people, so please respond early (a spot is only confirmed when payment is received via PayPal).

Jenny’s house can be reached by the D6, X8, X2, 90, and 92 buses and is just a 15 – 20 min walk from Union Station (Red) and Eastern Market (Orange/Blue). Additionally, there are 2 bikeshare stations about 4 blocks away. If you run in to bumps or road blocks along the way, send Jenny a message at 202-709-5487!

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