Scholarship Alert: Asian Pacific Community Fund

The Asian Pacific Community Fund is offering two scholarship programs for high school seniors. Click on the below link for more information. The deadline is April 30, 2013. Good luck! The Asian Pacific Community Fund is a 501(c)(3) community-based fund that was created to fulfill a need for a unified effort to educate and encourage…

DIY Asian Mixology: Watermelon Boba Martini

How to make Watermelon Boba Martini, aka #RedHerring In honor of the upcoming 626 Night Market events serving beer & spirits, we decided to collaborate with Boba 7 to create a series of DIY Asian Mixology videos. The Watermelon Boba Martini is so refreshing and sweet, it is perfect for the warm weather of Spring…

DIY Asian Mixology: Nutella Boba Milk Tea

How to make Nutella Milk Tea, aka #Bobatella Let’s get creative!  In honor of the upcoming 626 Night Market events serving beer & spirits, we decided to collaborate with Boba 7 to create a series of DIY Asian Mixology videos!  Although this particular mix is non-alcoholic, we’re sure that Nutella Milk Tea will win over…

Calling All Performers

Attention men and women, boys and girls of all ages, the 626 Night Market is currently looking for new talent to come and perform for our summer stage.  We know that our community is made up of more than just doctors and lawyers.  We are also a community full of talent, creativity, and pizazz. From…

Scholarship Alert: Asian-American Architects and Engineers Foundation

From time to time we will post scholarship opportunities that might benefit our 626 Night Market fans. If your group or organization has a scholarship that should be featured, let us know at info@626nightmarket.com. — The Asian-American Architects and Engineers Foundation offers scholarships to full-time students pursuing a career in the AEC Industry (architecture, engineering,…

Vendor Stories

The vendors that participate in the 626 Night Market range from freshmen to veteran, hip to traditional, and flamboyant to conservative. Unlike traditional Asian events, most of our vendors are young entrepreneurs that first heard about the 626 Night Market when we went viral about a year ago. How time flies. One of our original…

From Wantrapreneur to Entrepreneur

One of the most exciting aspects of working on the 626 Night Market is interacting with passionate and energetic people. I often speak to vendors excited about participating in our upcoming events. These are vendors who often have a good day job doing something far different than vending at an event. Why are they so…

“Walk the Talk” New Vendor Contest

While traditional Asian street food and various merchandise is the bread and butter of our event, we want to find entrepreneurs that have great ideas for new foods and products. We’ve noticed that many of our younger vendors are trying their take at traditional recipes or improving upon existing products. We want to encourage this…

Preview: DIY Asian Mixology with Boba 7

Hi all! I spent today shooting three fun DIY Asian Mixology videos with Elton of Boba 7 that will teach you all how to create amazing Asian-inspired mixed drinks at home!  Elton is considered a pioneer in Asian mixology and Boba 7 is the home to all of his unique alcoholic boba creations, his two most popular…

The Complicated Chinese Family Tree

Do you know what to call each member of your extended family in Chinese? Whenever I attend a family gathering I am always confused with how to address everyone. What do I call my Dad’s older brother? What do I call my cousin on my Mom’s side? Well, the good people over at Off the Great…