Asian Food Week 2022

Koji Sado

Jan 13, 2022

Asian Food Week 2022

Jan 31 - Feb 13, 2022
Asian Food Week is extended! Greater Cincinnati's Asian Food Week returns February 2022 during the Lunar New Year celebration. AFW celebrates Greater Cincinnati's diverse range of Asian cuisines by highlighting Cincinnati's Asian restaurants.

Sponsored By

Haile Foundation, Procter & Gamble

How It Works

Customers have three options when ordering from an official AFW restaurant:

  • Three-course prix fixe meal for $20
  • Three-course prix fixe meal for $30
  • “Secret menu” item not typically offered at on the menu (price varies)

For more details click on each restaurant page

Participating Restaurants (Last Updated Jan 29, 2022)

Arawan Thai Sushi (Cold Spring)
Lunch: Tue-Fri 11am - 2 pm, Dinner: Sun, Tues, Wed, Thu 4pm - 8 pm, Fri & Sat 4pm - 9pm, Carry out Only
Three-course meal $20
First course: Chicken Egg Roll (2)

Second course: Mini Volcano Roll

Third course: (Choose one, Spice level 0 to 3): Pad Thai (options: Chicken, Pork, Tofu, Mixed Vegetables), or Lo Mein Thai Spicy (options: Chicken, Pork, Tofu, Mixed Vegetables), or House Lo Mein (options: Chicken, Pork, Tofu, Mixed Vegetables), or Orange Chicken with White Rice, or Sesame Chicken with White Rice, or General Tso Chicken with White Rice

Secret Menu $13
Drunken Lo Mein: Lo Mein Noodles, Thai Basil, Onions, Mushrooms, and Bell Peppers (options: Chicken, Pork, Tofu, Mixed Vegetables or sub Shrimp for $2 more)

Banh Lao & Thai Cuisine (Kenwood)
Laotian, Thai
Mon-Thur 11am - 9pm, Carry out only
Two-course meal $20
First Course (Choose one): 4pc Ginger Chicken Wings, or 4pc Dynamite Chicken Wings

Second Course (Choose one): Khao Poon, or Lao Fried Rice

Boba Cha (OTR)
Fri-Sun 10:30am - 6 pm, Fri & Sat 4pm - 9pm, Dine in & carry out
Secret Menu $3.95 Regular Size
Black Seasame milk tea, Caramel matcha milk tea, Rose matcha milk tea, Lavender milk tea, White peach tea

Bridges Northside (Northside), (Over-the-Rhine)
Three-course meal $20
First course: 5pc Dumplings

Second course: Medium rice bowl with any one topping

Third course (Choose one): Mango Lassi or Hot Milk Chai

Brick House Cafe (Oxford, OH)
Three-course meal $20
First course: Miso soup

Second course: Edamame

Third course: California Poke Bowl

Chako Bakery Cafe (Covington)
Japanese Bakery
Wed - Sun 11am - 3pm, Dine in & carry out
Secret Menu $17
2 salmon onigiri, chicken karaage, korokke, potato salad, nitamago

Chao Phraya (West Chester)
Three-course meal $25
First Course: Choice of Any Stir-Fry (Chicken or Pork or Vegetable or Tofu)

Second Course: Vegetable Egg Roll (3 pcs)

Third Course: Traditional Thai Soup (Tom Yum or Tom Kha)

China Gourmet (Hyde Park)
Secret Menu Item: Lunar New Year Special
Little Neck Clams steamed in black bean and garlic sauce $6
Pan Fried Dumplings $8
Crispy Curry Pork Dumplings served with dipping sauces $6
Spring Rolls chicken and vegetables or vegetarian
Chinese New Yew Soup dumpling, vegetables and noodles in a veggie broth $5
Tiger Prawns over spinach with Chinese preserved vegetable and green onion $8
Spare Ribs over spinach in a honey soy glaze $6

Whole Fish steamed or pan fried in a ginger and scallion, a black bean and garlic, spicy doban or Szechuan sauce - Market price
Steamed Cornish Hen seasoned and steamed over gai choy with a ginger seasoned dipping sauce $16
Tiger Shrimp and Scallop XO Longevity noodle jumbo tiger shrimp and scallops stir fried in an XO seafood garlic sauce and served over spinach $26
Maine Hard Shell Lobster stir fried with egg, ground pork, and scallions in a black bean and garlic sauce or steamed in a lemon ginger soy - Market price

Gai Choy stir fried with a pinch of salt and dash of garlic $11
Baby Bok Choy steamed with oyster sauce $10
Gailon (Chinese broccoli) in a ginger Chinatown sauce $9

Red Lotus: Titos vodka, SOHO lychee liqueur, with cranberry juice, over ice
Hong Kong Flyer: Gunpowder gin, SOHO lychee liqueur, splash lemon juice, topped with apple juice and over ice

Citrus & Sago (Mount Lookout)
Malaysian / Eurasian
Secret Menu: Lunar New Year Special
6 Courses special $238 for 5 person

Prosperity Salad $38 for the half, $68 for the full

Dean's Mediterranean Imports (OTR)
Tues - Fri 9am - 6pm, Sat 8am - 6pm, Sun 10am - 4pm, Carry out only
Secret Menu $4
Ful Mdemes (stewed fava beans with garlic and olive oil)

Decibel Chicken OTR (OTR)
Secret Menu $15
Sampler Platter 3pc Tenders, wings, drumsticks or cauliflower, 1/2pc Korean corndog, 1/2pc Korean Mozzarella Stick, 2 sides

Decibel Chicken Walnut Hills (Walnut Hills)
Secret Menu $20
Sampler Platter 3pc Tenders, wings, drumsticks or cauliflower, 1/2pc Korean corndog, 1/2pc Korean Mozzarella Stick, 2 sides, 1 beer

Deme Kitchen (Downtown)
Mom-Thur 11am-10pm, Fri 11am-2pm, 4pm-2am, Sat 4pm-2am, Sun 12pm-9pm, Dine in & carry out
Two-course meal $20
First Course (Choose One): Crab Rangoon, or Pork Belly Bun, or Fried Homemade Wonton, or Summer Roll, or Veggie Rolls

Second Course (Choose One): General Tso Chicken with Steam Rice, or Thai Style Combination Fried Rice, Chicken or Beef Pai Thai, or Pho Dac Biet, or Veggie Pan Fried Noodle

Dope! Asian Street Fare (OTR), (Hyde Park), (Anderson)
Asian Fusion
Three-course meal $25
First Course: 6pc Dope Wings

Second Course: 5pc Dumpling

Third Course: Ramen or Rice Bowl

Fusabowl (Clifton), (Colerain), (Mason), (Western Hills), (Woodlawn)
Asian Fusion
Asian Fusion
Three-course meal $25
First course (Choose one): Crab Rangoon or Egg roll

Second course: Sunday Morning roll

Third course: Chicken Teriyaki Bowl

Grand Oriental (Mason)
Three-course meal $20
First course (Choose One): Egg Roll or Spring Roll

Second course (Choose One): Wonton Soup or Hot and Sour Soup

Third course (Choose One): Moo Goo Gai Pan, General Tso's Chicken

Ichiban Mason (Mason), (Mt Lookout)
Three-course meal $25
First course (Choose One): edamame or crab puff

Second course (Choose Two): JTB, Sunday morning, Rainbow, dragon, California, or spicy tuna

Third course (Choose One): Red double, crunch munch, Million Dollar, or Spicy Girl

I Love Juice Bar Anderson (Anderson)
Jucie Bar
Three-course meal $20
Mon-Sat - 8am-5pm, Sun 10-4pm, Dine in & carry out
First course (Choose One): Snacks or Soup (Overnight Oats, Kale Salad, Fresh Spring Roll, Vegetarian Soups)

Second Course (Choose One): Baked Goods - Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Vegan (Peanut Butter Cups, Chocolate Donuts, Peppermint Donuts, Chocolate Donuts with Peanut Butter)

Third Course (Choose one): Freshly Made Juices No added Sugar or any Preservative (Sweet Greens, Sweet Beet, Leafy Produce, Ginger Greens, Beachy Greens, Sunny G, Pitaya Punch, Almond Nut Milk

Kampuchea Kitchen (Fort Thomas)
Three-course meal $30
Closed Tue, Dine in & carry out
First course (Choose One): Pahut; a Cambodian fish cake with chives, lemongrass, chilies, & galangal or Roasted Bone Marrow with a Chimichurri

Second course (Choose One): Amok Trei; an aromatic custardy steamed fish curry served with jasmine rice, or Saraman Beef Curry; a rich complex braised short rib curry with pickled shallots, chilies, and braised peanuts. Served with jasmine rice and bread

Third course: Jasmine poached pear with honey whipped mascarpone/ricotta and a sesame tuile

Secret Menu $5
Nom Plai Ai; a a sticky sweet glutinous rice dumpling with ginger syrup. Served in a banana leaf cone

Kealoha's Kitchen (Covington KY)
Three-course meal for two people $30 (feeds two people)
First course: 2 Lumpias

Second course: Kanak attack (two scoops of rice, two pork kabobs, kalbi short ribs, teriyaki chicken, choice of side)

Third course: Coco puffs pastry

Secret Menu $12

Kiki College Hill (College Hill)
Secret Menu $13
Asari Clam Ramen

Lalo Chino Latino (Downtown)
Asian / Latin American Fusion
Three-course meal $20
Mon-Thur 11am-3pm, 5pm-9pm. Fri 11am-3pm, 5pm-10pm, Sat 12pm-10pm, Dine in & carry out
First course (Choose one): Veggie spring rolls or Salsa and Chips

Second course (Choose one): Chino Latino Tacos or Mexi Ramen or Mexi Padthai ( with your choice of protein)

Third course (Choose one): Asian pudding or Asian roll cake

Maki Express Ramen House (Clifton)
Japanese Mon-Sat 11am - 9pm, Secret menu dine in only
Secret Menu $20
Option 1: Bento Box 1
Main Entrée (Choose One): Katsu pork with stuffed cheese, or Miso salmon, or Teriyaki chicken
Comes with: Miso soup, Ginger salad, Japanese steamed rice
Dessert: Taiyaki (Japanese fish cake with red bean)

Option 2: Bento Box 2
Main Entrée (Choose One): Tekkadon (tuna over Japanese steamed rice), or Unagidon (eel over rice)
Comes with: Miso soup, Ginger salad, Japanese steamed rice
Dessert: Taiyaki (Japanese fish cake with red bean)

Option 3: Ramen Set
Main Entrée: Sumo ramen (pork chshu, pork belly, chicken chashu, beef, marinated egg, vegetables)
Comes with: Ginger salad
Dessert: Taiyaki (Japanese fish cake with red bean)

Milk Jar Cafe (Hyde Park), (Mason)
Secret Menu starting at $4.95
Dirty Matcha Latte, Kiwi Jasmine

Milk Jar Station (West Chester)
Two-course meal $15
First course: Any Poke Bowl of Choice

Second course: Any Drink of Choice

Secret Menu starting at $4.95
Dirty Matcha Latte, Kiwi Jasmine

Mochiko (East Walnut Hills)
Thu-Sun 5pm-9pm, Dine in only
Secret Menu $13
Filipino Spaghetti, add fried chicken option for $3

Neko Sushi (Hyde Park)
Japanese / Korean
Two-course meal $25
First course: Miso soup, Edamame or Spring Roll

Second course: Poke Bowl

Nittha Siam Kitchen (Highland Heights)
Thai / Japanese
Secret Menu $13
Fried Shrimp with Sugar cane (Fried shrimp mixture wrapped around a sugar cane until golden brown, served with rice vermicelli and sweet chili sauce)

Onolicious Hawaii (Oakley)
*Hawaiian *
Four-course meal $30
First course: Vegan Lumpia

Second course: 1 Meat Lunch Plate

Third course: Chicken Long Rice Soup

Fourth course: Haupia

Olive Tree - Oakley Kitchen (Oakley)
Secret Menu options $30 each (feeds two people)
Vegan / Vegetarian Sample Plate ($30)
Includes: grape leaves, pumpkin Kibbeh, Hummus, Baba Ghanouj, Muhammarah, Beet Dip, Falafel, Tabouleh, flatbread Zaatar, Flatbread Muhammarah, Olive

Mashawi Mushkila ($30)
Includes: Grilled Shish Kabab chicken, Shish Kabab Lamb, Ground Lamb Kabab. Served with pita bread Muhammarah, Salad and Rice

Syrian Shawarma Plate ($30)
Shawarma Chicken and lamb wrap with pita bread served with fries, Tomato, onion, pickles, garlic cream, and hot sauce

Special Rose Drink $4.99
Warbat stuffed with pistachio $ 6.99
Bird nest stuffed with pistachio $6.99
Warbat stuffed with walnuts $4.99

Oriental Wok (Hyde Park)
Lunar New Year Special
Starters for good fortune (Dumplings resemble ingots representing wealth):
Chicken pot stickers 10
Mala shrimp & pork dumplings 10
Ha how shrimp dumplings 8
Spring Rolls (gold bars) 3
Chicken lettuce wraps (life force) 12

Traditional New Year Favorites:
Steamed black bean style wild salmon 25
Steamed ginger scallion seabass 36
Chengdu spicy grouper 26
Crispy spring chicken (bone-in) 25 (Health)
Tiger shrimp salt & pepper style 25 (Happiness)
Cumin Sichuan beef 21 (Loyalty)
Chinese Pork Chops
Cantonese lobster tails 45 (Power)

Longevity Noodles—Long Life
Hong Kong pan-fried noodles (chicken, shrimp, pork or beef) 19
Beef hoh fun rice noodles 19
Liuzhou spicy bamboo noodles 18
Singapore curry noodles (shrimp, pork & chicken) 19
Liuzhou spicy bamboo noodles 18

Chinese Greens—Riches
Shanghai bok choy 17 large 8.9 side order
Spicy Green Beans 16 large 8.5 side order
Choy sum & Dongu Mushrooms 19

A Sweet Life
Red bean sesame balls
Mango coconut custard
Mochi ice cream

Pho Lang Thang (Over-the-Rhine)
Specials available for dinner Thurs-Sat 5pm-10pm
Three-course meal $30
First Couse - "Tapas" (Choose One): Chem Chep Nuong (Viet Grilled Mussels), or Bo Tai Chanh (Vietnamese Beef Carpaccio), or Cha Gio Chay (Vegan Fried Spring Rolls), or Cha Gio (Fried Pork Spring Rolls)

Second Couse - "Salad" (Choose One): Goi Cuon (Traditional Salad Roll), or Goi Cuon Chay (Vegan Salad Roll), or Nem Nuong Cuon (Pork Patty Salad Roll), or Goi Ga (Chicken Cabbage Slaw), or Goi Chay (Vegan Cabbage Slaw), or Side Salad, or Simple Salad

Third Course - "Entree" (Choose One): Ca Ti La Tumeric (Dill Tilapia), or Com Suon Nuong (Grilled Pork Chop Broken Rice), or Com Tam Ga Roti (Fried Leg Quarter Broken Rice), or Com Tam Chay (Fried Tofu Broken Rice), or Nam Luc Lac (Shaken Mushroom Broken Rice), or Bun Cha Gio Chay (Fried Vegan Spring Rolls on Rice Noodles), or Pho Tai (Rare Steak Pho)

Pin Toh Asian (Anderson Township)
Three-course meal $20
First Couse (Choose One): Tom Kha Gai (Chicken coconut soup), or Gyoza (pork dumpling), or Crab puff, or Spring roll

Second Couse (Choose One): Chicken Thai spicy, or Cashew chicken, or Chicken Thai basil, or Pad Thai, or Thai fried rice, or Red curry, or Green curry, or Massaman curry

Third Course (Choose One): Green tea tiramisu, or Thai tea cake, or Vanilla custard cake

Poke Hut (Over-the-Rhine)
Sun 12pm-8:30pm, Closed Monday, Tue-Sat 11am-8:30pm, Dine in & carry out
Four-course meal $20
Option 1:
First Couse: Cheese wontons

Second Course: Spring rolls

Third Couse: Regular size signature poke bowl

Fourth Course (Choose One): Mango OR taro milk tea

Option 2:
First Couse: Cheese wontons

Second Couse: Spring rolls

Third Course: Chicken hibachi w/ fried rice and mixed veggies

Fourth Course: Choice of canned soda

Queen's Bakery (Mason)
Secret Menu $19.99
“Fortune Bag” Cake & Red velvet Brûlée Milk Tea combo

Raja India (Mason)
Two-course meal $20
First course: Aloo Tikki

Second course: Chicken Makhani with Garlic Naan and Basmati Rice

Rokaru Ramen (Blue Ash)
Three-course meal $20
First course (Choose one): Karaage (Made In House) or Edamame (Vegetarian Option)

Second course: Tonkotsu Ramen (Signature / Recommended) Or Veg Ramen (Vegetarian) - Not Vegan

Third course (Choose one): Matcha Pudding (limited) Or Ice Cream (Green Tea or Red Bean)

Shanghai On Elm (Downtown)
Three-course meal $20
Tues-Thurs 2 pm-midnight, Fri & Sat 4pm-2am, Dine in only
First course: Veggie spring rolls

Second course: Build-a-noodle bowl - Choose Protein (vegetables, chicken, or beef), Spicy level (1-10), Noodle (lo-mein, Japanse udon, or pad thai)

Third course: Mango mochi

Siam Orchid (Bellevue, KY)
Three-course meal $20
First course: Spring Roll 3pc

Second course: Chicken Pad Thai or Thai Chicken Fried Rice

Third course: Fried Banana

Swagat India House (West Chester)
Secret Menu Meal $30
Veg samosa 2 pieces, Chicken tikka masala, Chicken biryani, Naan, Mango custard

Tea ‘n’ Bowl Asian Fare and Bubble Tea (Clifton)
Asian Fusion
Mon-Fri 11:30am-8:30pm, Sat 12pm-8:30pm, Dine-in & carry out, recommend reservations for dine-in and Lunar New Year special orders
Three-course meal $30
First course (Choose One): Pork Belly Bao, Edamame, Malaysian Satay Crispy Tofu

Second course (Choose One): Hainanese Chicken Rice, Thai Green Curry Chicken, Thai Basil Fried Rice w. Tofu

Third course (Choose One): Crispy Sesame Ball, Crispy Mantou w. Milo cream, Chilled Mango Pomelo Sago

Lunar New Year Special
Crispy chicken $26.98
Crispy whole fish w chef special dressing $29.95
Braised black mushroom w baby bak choy $19.98
Sauteed greens w chicken stock $18.98
Chinese New Year sashimi cold salad $26.98
Stir fry rice cake w XO sauce $19.98
Chicken and shrimp combination $27.98
Chinese braised pork shank $33.98
Cantonese pan fried noodle w XO sauce $19.98
Crispy prawn w salted egg yolk $22.98
Crispy pork shank w garlic spiced salt $33.98
XinJiang style lamb chop w potatoes $30.98
Mango pomelo dessert $9.98

Teak Sushi and Thai (OTR)
Three-course meal $30
First Course (Choose one): Dim Sim – Pork & Shrimp, Spring Rolls, Sunday Morning Roll

Second Course (Choose one): Pad Thai Chicken, Red Curry Salmon, Pepper Garlic Beef

Third Course (Choose one): Passion Fruit Mousse, Mango With Sticky Rice, Ginger Crème Brulee

Thai Express (Clifton)
Four Course Secret Menu $25
First Course: Vegetable nugget appetizer

Second Course: Kanom jean num ya pla: salmon in special curry sauce served with noodles and grilled salmon with shredded cabbage, pickled mustard greens

Third Course: Kanam jean nam ya : Shredded Salmon in special curry sauce served with noodles and fried tofu with fresh shredded cabbage and pickled mustard greens

Fourth Course: Thai Custard

Thai Tea House (Florence KY)
Two-course meal $20
First Course (Choose one): Crab puff with strawberry dipping sauce

Second Course (Choose one): Crispy fried chicken with choice of ramen or rice
Drink: Any flavor soda drink with original tapioca

Tsao Cha Bubble Tea + Meeting Bakery (Sharonville)
Secret Menu
Option 1: Any drink of choice + 1 Bread $8.50
Option 2: Any drink of choice + 1 Steamed Bun $9
Option 3: Any drink of choice + 1 Dessert Cake Slice $12

Uncle Yip's (Evendale)
Four-course meal $30
First & Second Course (Choose two): General Tso's Chicken, or Spicy Sizzling Chicken, or Kong Pao Chicken

Third Course (Choose one): Eggplant with Shrimp, or Stuffed Chili Pepper with Shrimp, or Stuffed Tofu with Shrimp

Fourth Course (Choose one): Chicken Egg Rolls, or Vegetable Spring Rolls