A conversation with restaurateur Laura Chin who along with her mother, LeAnn Chin, created and developed the famous LeAnn Chin restaurants. The Live! Stream event was held on May 15, 2022.   It featured Laura Chin (in white) in conversation with CHFF Board member Mary Yee. The program was created and produced by the the Chinese Heritage Foundation Friends.
Presented below is a recording of the event.


Sunday Tea with Dr. Yang Liu from Mia
The first Sunday Tea of 2020 presented by Chinese Heritage Foundation Friends on February 16 was a fascinating scholarly exploration of what you might regard as a simple collectible object. About forty guests and members gathered at Paul Kwok’s bright and cheerful studio in the Traffic Zone galleries on North 3rd Avenue in Minneapolis.
Dream Revival 2022
June 13, 2022 – During the two days before June 14, the opening night of the revival of Dream of the Red Chamber by San Francisco Opera, some fifty of us flew into town. Many of us were here for the world premiere performance six years ago. We had come to relive that unforgettable experience, and we had brought more friends and families with us.
2022 Tim Yip Visit
In February famous designer Tim Yip (set and costume designer of Dream of the Red Chamber, presented by the San Franciscco Opera) visited Minneapolis at the invitation of Yang Liu, curator of Chinese art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, to discuss the possibility of curating an exhibit of Mia’s famous collection of ancient Chinese bronzes…
2021 Sunday Tea with David Fong’s Restaurant
In October 2021 CHFF cautiously resumed its Sunday Tea series with a hybrid program of a combined limited in-person and an online participation of a Tea with the David Fong family of the David Fong’s Restaurant in Bloomington. Eddie Fong, manager of the well-known Bloomington restaurant…
2022 Sunday Tea with Laura Chin
In May 2022 CHFF continued its hybrid presentation of its Sunday Tea series with an interview of Laura Chin, daughter of LeeAnn Chin of the famous LeeAnn Chin Restaurant. Hosted by Mary Yee….
2022 Eighteenth Open House
It is customary that the CHF open house always takes place on a bright, sunny fall day and this year proved no exception. On October 9, an enthusiastic crowd of longtime friends, as well as young new visitors gathered at Gramercy Park to celebrate our Eighteenth Annual Open House. It was wonderful to greet so many on our first post-pandemic gathering and see so many smiling faces!