CAAM (Center for Asian American Media) is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. CAAM does this by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media. For more information on CAAM, please visit caamedia.org.
Alice Waters is well-known as the chef and proprietor of the Berkeley, California restaurant Chez Panisse. Waters is a pioneer in modern cuisine, bringing local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients to the plate, before “farm-to-table” was ever a catchphrase. While many know Waters as a chef of French-influenced dishes, Waters has a history with Chinese food. … Continue reading Alice Waters Reflects on Friendship With Cecilia Chiang →
CAAMFest, the largest film festival of its kind in North America featuring Asian and Asian American film, food and music, comes back to San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley March 12-22. This year’s festival is full of food films. Four documentary food programs will make their world premiere right here in the Bay Area.
CAAM (Center for Asian American Media) is proud to partner with StoryCorps on Asian American culture and food stories. Throughout the month of January and leading up to Wednesday, February 18, the two organizations are collecting stories about Lunar New Year traditions and food.
As a teenager, Wendy Lieu just wanted to learn how to make chocolates. This month, Lieu opens up her own shop and cafe in San Francisco, featuring truffles with flavors like sriracha, guava and PB&J. Wendy shares her story about being a woman chocolatier and her family's role in creating Socola Chocolatier.