The Passport provides privileged access to the Festival’s signature events–Opening Cocktails, Night Market, Grand Feast and Talk + Taste–at a discount along with benefits, giveaways and special perks.
May 2: Kick-off Dinner with Anita Lo
One of the city’s most beloved chefs kicks off the LUCKYRICE week of festivities with an intimate dinner full of surprise guests and tantalizing things to eat.
May 3: Opening Night Cocktails
Toast the start of the LUCKYRICE Fest 2011 with a spirited evening of Asian-infused cocktails and style. Hosted by the iconic tastemakers behind the fashion darling Opening Ceremony, this event puts a spotlight on cocktails concocted by the city’s top mixology talents.
May 4: Night Market
Night Market brings festive Asian night markets back to the historic Archway in DUMBO. Serving up traditional Asian street grub as well as more inspired offerings interpreted by local gastrohipsters, experience the quintessential Asian night market experience–with a distinctly Brooklyn flavor.
May 5: James Beard House Dinner
One of the most cosmopolitan spots in Asia right now, Macau is not only the entertainment capital of the region, but also home to some of Asia’s finest dining. This evening at the legendary James Beard House pays tribute to Macau’s history as a former Portuguese enclave.
May 5: Omakase Dinner with
Sake & Shochu
Join Iron Chef Morimoto as he hosts an adventurous Japanese-style “omakase” (chef’s choice) dinner paired with sake, shochu and wines.
May 5: Sake & Shochu Soiree
Come party with DJ Morimoto-san in the house! We’ll be serving up sake, shochu and Japanese cocktails. Kanpai!
May 6: Grand Feast
At this epic celebration of Asian cuisine hosted by Kelly Choi, travel and feast your way through Asia’s diverse cultures without leaving the majestic Mandarin Oriental ballroom overlooking Central Park.
May 7: La Fête Chinoise
Join legendary chefs Daniel Boulud and Susur Lee as the masters of French and Chinese cooking come together for an unprecedented collaborative Chinese banquet dinner at Restaurant DANIEL.
May 8: Talk + Taste
For culinary aficionados who love to cook and eat, the Talk + Taste Brunch will feature cooking demonstrations by masters of Asian cuisine as they prepare regional specialties.