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Asian Food Bonanza Luckyrice Hits Houston Next Month

Chef Justin Yu teams up with the city’s finest Asian eateries for the first-ever Houston Feast

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The first-ever Houston Feast will be hosted by Justin Yu.
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Considering the veritable bevy of Asian food all across Houston, it’s no surprise that one of the country’s most innovative, Asian cuisine focused festivals would find its way to Clutch City.

Next month, Luckyrice will host its first-ever Houston Feast, an event that will feature the city’s “most popular traditional and re-imagined Asian-inspired restaurants” pairing their cuisine with cocktails and beer. Chef Justin Yu will host the tasting bonanza, which will be held at The Astorian.

Check out the full list of participating restaurants below:

  • Great W’Kana Cafe Izakaya
  • Johnny’s Gold Brick
  • KUU Restaurant
  • Les Ba’Get
  • Muiishi Makirritos
  • Oxheart
  • The Pass & Provisions
  • PESKA Seafood Culture
  • Pondicheri
  • Prohibition Supperclub & Bar
  • Samurai Noodle — Downtown
  • Songkran Thai Kitchen
  • Triniti Restaurant
  • Uchi Houston
  • Underbelly

The Houston festival marks Luckyrice’s first foray into the South. The festival originated in New York City in 2009, and previous events have been held in Miami, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

Tickets for Luckyrice’s Houston Feast are currently on sale, and will run you $88 for general admission (all food and booze is included), or you can drop $150 for VIP.