Food & Wine Lectures & Tastings

Winter 2017

 Chinese New Year: History, Symbolism, Practices

Lecture delivered by Lifeng Wang & Carol Sa

Everyone knows Chinese New Year (a.k.a. Lunar New Year and Spring Festival) is the most important holiday in China. This lecture introduces you to the religious and cultural significance and traditional practices associated with the festival, including ancestor worship, food and wine, and special customs.

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

6:30 - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union, MU II-2nd Floor, UC Davis

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Chinese Cuisine Styles and Wine Varieties

Lecture delivered by Lifeng Wang & Carol Sa

There are many different kinds of Chinese cuisine styles and wine varieties. This lecture introduces you to the development and classification of them, the key features and representative dishes and wine of the major styles and what accounts for the differences. Come join us!

Thursday, February 23, 2017

5:30 - 6:30 PM

3rd Floor Conference Room, International Center, 463 California Ave., UC Davis (Corner of California Ave. & Russel Blvd.)

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Medicine & Food Homology

Lecture delivered by Carol Sa & Michelle Yeh

Chinese people believe that food is Medicine. This lecture introduces the concept of MFH and its origin and evolution, and talks about the relationship between food and Chinese medicine. Come join us!

Friday, March 10, 2017

12:00 - 1:00 PM

3rd Floor Conference Room, International Center, 463 California Ave., UC Davis (Corner of California Ave. & Russel Blvd.)

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