Chinese Food for Christmas (vegan)

In-PersonWest Oakland, Oakland


Available for purchase
Large (15-20 Guests)
Vegan, Vegetarian
Our annual traditional Jewish celebration of having Chinese food for Christmas. This is over a century long tradition that started in New York City

Menu detail

Ma Po Tofu
One of my personal favorite dishes and it appears on every Chinese menu and gets devoured, every time. Silken tofu is braised in a spicy sauce
Sweet and Sour Seitan
homemade seitan stir fried with pineapple, onions and peppers in a tangy, slightly spicy sweet sauce
Garlicky Greens
Small Plate
A big mound of freshly harvested greens (ah choy or choy sum, depending on what is freshest at the market) cooked with a lot of garlic, shaoshing and fermented bean curd
Bitter Melon with Black Bean Sauce
Small Plate
Bitter Melon is an intense vegetable. Small portions are delightful among a feast like this.
Braised winter melon
Small Plate
Winter Melon is braised with dried peppers
Homemade noodles with Scallion Ginger Oil
Small Plate
handmade ramen rolled out in front of the audience, then cooked and served with a scallion ginger oil
garlicky cucumbers
Small Plate
some handmade pickles
more tba
more small dishes to be added
Small Plate
of course there will be rice, Akita Komachi short grain rice!
Ice Cream Cones
handmade chocolate waffle cones filled with black sesame - coconut ice cream!

Chinese Food for Christmas (vegan)

In-PersonWest Oakland, Oakland
(Exact Address will be shared upon purchase.)