This weekend, Miami’s largest outdoor food market will shine in red lanterns, paper umbrellas and Indian ornaments as it fully transforms into an Asian street food market! For three days, Smorgasburg’s annual celebration of AAPI Month will bring together some of the city’s best food, performers and local vendors all in one place to honor Asian and Pacific Islander culture and art.
This year’s event, the Asian Street Food Festival, will take place Friday, May 26th, in the new Lincoln Road location and Saturday, May 27th, to Sunday, May 28th, near Wynwood Walls. This time around, Smorg has collaborated with Michelin Bib Gourmand recipient Ani Meinhold of Phuc Yea and lifestyle journalist, food consultant, Cheryl Tiu of Cross Cultures.
Vendors from across South Florida and Smorg’s very own will showcase and highlight special dishes from countries like India, Burma, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, China, and more. Plus, these cuisines will only be available during the event! Guest vendors include: Yen’s Kitchen, Kaminari Ramen, Palm Beach Meats, Ahmay’s Cuisine, Sushi by Chef Norlan, Meatless in Miami, Lutong Pinoy, Phuc Yea and Salamat Cookies flying in from Indianapolis.
Guests can expect the following special dishes by the guest vendors:
- Ahmay’s Cuisine • Nan Gyi Thoke, Warm noodle salad with chicken curry
- Palm Beach Meats • Wagyu Beef Tapa, marinated AU Wagyu, garlic fried rice, farm egg
- Kaminari Ramen • Smokey Shoyu Ramen, marinated pork shoulder, wavy ramen
- Yen’s Kitchen • Traditional French Baguette Bánh Mì, Red Ham & Pork Roll
- Salamat Cookies • Ube Blondies made with salted brown butter
- Lutong Pinoy Filipino Cuisine • Lechon belly with crispy crackling skin
- Meatless in Miami • Vegan Mapo Tofu, spicy szechuan bean sauce with mushrooms
- Sushi by Chef Norlan • Tuna & Salmon Poke Tostada, rocoto mayonnaise
- Phuc Yea • Signature PY Noodles, garlic butter, oyster sauce, parmesan cheese
And Smorgasburg vendor specials include everything from Asian Street Fries by The Dutch Fry to Jian Bing Sonoran Style by Tacos Sonora!
Throughout the days, there will be authentic Aloha Polynesian performances with Hulu dancers, a Fire Warrior dance and Hawaiian Ukulele music by Polynesian Proud Production.
There will also be calligraphy and art classes for kids and adults by Ms Dans Chinese, and cooking demonstrations by Smorgasburg Miami vendor, Chou:Tu and food personality Wok Star Eleanor Hoh.
Entry to Smorgasburg’s Asian Street Food Festival is free. It is open to all ages and pet-friendly. You can learn more by checking out Smorg’s Instagram here.
📍⏰ Friday, May 26, from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. at 1100 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.
📍⏰ Saturday, May 27, from 1 to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, May 28, from 1 to 8 p.m. at 2600 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami FL, 33127.