Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Chesterfield

The month of May celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The month honors the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the United States. One of the best ways to celebrate those contributions and achievements and to learn about Asian and Pacific Islander culture is through food.

Chesterfield County is home to an abundance of Asian and Pacific Island food–from Ramen and Pad Thai to Poke. Come celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Chesterfield County by enjoying and exploring foods from these cultures.

Poke Me Sushi Bowl & Ramen

Are you looking for a quick bit to eat but can’t decide if you’re craving Poke or Ramen? Well, Poke Me Sushi Bowl & Ramen in Midlothian has you covered. Poke Me Sushi Bowl & Ramen offers a variety of dishes made with high-quality, fresh ingredients in a friendly atmosphere that welcomes both those eating-in or taking-out. You can choose from a wide range of appetizers and signature poke bowls or customize your own ramen noodle or poke bowl.

Plate of poke at Poke Me Sushi and Ramen in Chesterfield, Virginia.
Image Credit: Poke Me Sushi Bowl & Ramen

Bangkok Thai

Take your tastebuds on a trip to Thailand by dining at Bangkok Thai located in Chester. Bangkok Thai has all the delicious Thai staples you could want, from Panang Curry to Pad See Ew. Those with a sweet tooth won’t want to miss the signature Thai dessert, coconut sticky rice with fresh mango, while the homemade ice cream sundae with banana spring rolls offers an Asian twist on a classic dessert.

Bowl of thai food from Bangkok Thai in Chester, Virginia.
Image Credit: Bangkok Thai

Pakwaan Indian Cuisine

Pakwaan Indian Cuisine located in Chesterfield serves a variety of Indian foods, from Tandoori delights to aromatic Curries, each dish blends Indian spices with modern culinary techniques. If your stomach can’t decide which delicious dish you want, and you prefer to try it all, stop by for an irresistible buffet. Whether you dine-in, take-out or eat-it-all at the buffet, a meal from Pakwaan Indian Cuisine will help you properly celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. 

Bowl of Indian food from Pakwaan Indian Cuisine.
Image Credit: Pakwaan Indian Cuisine

Hunan Garden

A family-owned restaurant, Hunan Garden has served delicious Chinese food in Chesterfield for over 20 years and is prepared to satisfy all your Chinese food cravings. Hunan Garden is the place to enjoy a night out indulging in fried rice and egg rolls or grabbing some take-out and having a picnic in one of Chesterfield County’s beautiful parks.

Outside of Hunan Garden, a Chinese restaurant in Chesterfield. Shingled roof, windows, and an open sign.

Katana Sushi

Katana Sushi is a beloved Japanese restaurant in Midlothian specializing in providing cuisine that is more traditional than other restaurants in the area. Katana Sushi treats everyone who walks in the door like family. Customers feel the love and praise Katana Sushi for its kind and attentive staff, relaxing atmosphere and deliciously fresh sushi.

Beautifully decorated pieces of sushi on white plates at Katana Sushi in Midlothian, Virginia. Purple flowers on plate.
Image Credit: Katana Sushi

Pho Saigon Garden

Pho Saigon Garden, while located in Midlothian, will transport you to Vietnam with its variety of unique and flavorful Vietnamese dishes, ranging from classic to adventurous. You can indulge in a warm soothing bowl of Pho, mini fried dumplings, fried rice, or a grilled platter. No matter your order, you will not leave Pho Saigon Garden hungry.

White plate with ball of white rice, carrots and other Vietnamese foods at Pho Saigon Garden in Midlothian, Virginia.
Image Credit: Pho Saigon Garden

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