Friday, May 4, 2012

Asian Food Fest runs May 19-20

The third annual Asian Food Fest will be held on May 19 & 20, 2012 on Freedom Way at The Banks, located between Paul Brown Stadium and the Great American Ball Park in downtown Cincinnati. The festival will feature food from various countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, India, Indonesia, and many more. There will also be local craft and Asian beer, live entertainment, children games, and fireworks by Arthur Rozzi Pyrotechnics on Saturday night.
There will be no entrance fee, but donations are encouraged. Vendors will be selling sample size portions from $2-$6. The food festival will be the first weekend-long event held at The Banks and the first festival of its kind in downtown.  The event runs Saturday 11 a.m. -Midnight, and Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
All proceeds from this year’s festival will be used to host future Asian cultural events and to help build a medical center for the indigenous people in Pleiku, Vietnam through Care2Share.