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Thurs: 1 PM–8 PM
Fri–Mon: 10 AM–5 PM
Tue–Wed: Closed
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Thurs: 1—7:30 PM
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San Francisco, CA 94102
At the Table

Thursday Nights: At the Table with San Francisco Chronicle’s Soleil Ho and Diep Tran

On-site at the museum


Satisfy your appetite for culture on Thursday Nights at the Asian Art Museum. 

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How does the Vietnamese diaspora actually cook? San Francisco Chronicle restaurant critic Soleil Ho and chef / restaurant worker advocate Diep Tran hash out what it means for two queer Vietnamese Americans to embrace the culinary traditions of their parents and grandparents. Tran demonstrates her recipe for chả trứng chiên (skillet meatloaf) while sharing her recent experiences researching in Vietnam for the just-released “Red Boat Fish Sauce Cookbook.”  

Download the recipe for chả trứng chiên (skillet meatloaf).


Soleil Ho is the San Francisco Chronicle’s restaurant critic.  

Diep Tran is the R&D chef at Red Boat Fish Sauce and founder of the Banh Chung Collective. 


Satisfy your appetite for culture on Thursday Nights at the Asian Art Museum: our special exhibitions, collection galleries, cafe, and boutique stay open until 8 p.m. and admission is just $10 after 5 p.m. 


Image: Diep Tran. 

Organizers & Sponsors

Thursday Nights are supported by Wells Fargo.