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Early Chinese restaurants in Auckland with André Taber

Early Chinese restaurants in Auckland with André Taber

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When:

  • Wed 2 Mar, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Where:

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland CBD

Restrictions:

All Ages

Registration Types:

  • Registration: $0.00

In the 19th century there were several Chinese restaurants in Auckland. Neither were they decorated with red lanterns and arches, nor did they serve chop suey and chow mein - the world was a very different place back then. André Taber is researching the history of Chinese restaurants in New Zealand and in this talk he will tell you about the establishments of Thomas Quoi, Ah Chee, Samuel Quoi and Thomas Wan Kwai in central Auckland 1879-1922.

Speaker's bio:
André Taber is a researcher and writer who left behind the world of food journalism (freelance reporting, feature writing and restaurant reviewing for several outlets, two books on New Zealand food) to specialise in food history. He is the recipient of a Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust grant for his current research. He reviews food books for ketebooks.co.nz and is also a walking food history tour guide in his local neighbourhood of Ponsonby.

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