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Family Style: An AAPI Food Anthology” is a 44-page anthology publication by Asian and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) creators to share the lesser-known histories behind AAPI foods. Our diverse communities have created foods that serve as a record to reflect our resilience through long histories of colonialism and migration. We hope to connect our audience to the emotional and historical sides to these dishes through illustration and writings. Each illustration is accompanied by an abridged history on that dish that details its journey to what we are familiar with today. Through this collection of art and writing, we aim to serve up familiar dishes with their rich historical context to humanize our communities and deepen our relationships with food and each other.

Sample spread below, with art by Ry Macarayan and writing by Sarahlynn Pablo:


Here is a list of the dishes that are in this edition of Family Style Zine, as chosen by our artists:

  • Banchan 반 찬
  • Bánh mì
  • Bánh Xèo
  • Beef noodle soup 牛肉麵
  • Curry
  • Egg tart 蛋撻
  • Halo halo
  • Hong Kong milk tea 港式奶茶
  • Hot pot យ៉ាវហន
  • Jajangmyeon 자장면
  • Kalo
  • Kare-kare
  • Kimbap 김밥
  • Laksa
  • Ramen ラーメン
  • Taiwan Breakfast Foods
  • Tapsilog
  • Wasabi ワサビ
  • Yangzhou fried rice 揚州炒飯
  • Youtiao 油條

This zine was published in May 2018. Learn more about the project via the original IndieGoGo campaign or the Family Style social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr).

[At this time, all donations for this zine will go to a mutual aid fund in LA to support the Asian American community affected by COVID-19. To learn more about this mutual aid fund, please refer to this GoFundMe. Thank you for your support!]

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Absolutely delicious history!