JOIN US for this cosmic countdown to start off your year! And enjoy an evening of intercultural fusion at Gung Haggis Fat Zoom 2021 with food, music, readings, and scotch whisky! We will have a special presentation of musicians in Vancouver, and poets and authors from across North America -- the latest evolution in Toddish McWong's Gung Haggis Fat Choy -- a Robbie Burns Chinese New Year Dinner event.
This year’s schedule of events include:
A dinner menu, with the now world-renowned haggis wonton
More poetry readings, more music, and more fun!
A sneak peak of the menu from previous Gung Haggis Fat Choy dinners
We encourage people across the world to source their favourite Chinese Restaurant and favourite Scottish meat butcher . . . or even try to make their own deep-fried haggis won ton dumplings!
About Gung Haggis:
It was 1998 and as the Chinese Lunar New Year fell only two days away from Robbie Burns Day, which is always January 25, Todd decided to celebrate the Scottish Bard’s birthday along with the Lunar New Year. “Gung Haggis Fat Choy!” said Wong, “I can celebrate two cultures at the same time.” And thus was born the Vancouver cultural premiere that culinary and media personalities have come to celebrate this cultural mashup that features deep-fried haggis wontons, haggis dim sum, and haggis lettuce wrap with a glass of scotch each year.
Gung Haggis Fat Choy started out as a small dinner of 16 in a crowded living room. The first public dinner in 1999 initially became a fundraiser for the dragon boat team - then later for ACWW & Ricepaper Magazine. Twenty years later it serves dinner at the biggest Chinese Restaurant in North America, and has spun off a CBC television performance special, and the SFU Gung
For more information, visit https://www.gunghaggis.com/