May is AAPI Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the contributions and achievements of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. One way to celebrate is by exploring the many businesses in the Meatpacking District that are owned and operated by members of the AAPI community. See below for a round up of AAPI businesses in the neighborhood to try out and add to your list of favorites.
Genesis House - Step into an immersive experience floating in the clouds that offers royal Korean cuisine and a sanctuary of peace and elegance.
Hao Noodle - Ready for a hearty bowl of rustic and refined Chinese noodles? Order up house-made offerings from this lovely Meatpacking institution.
Lucky Selectism - Go shopping in a fashion house of one-of-a-kind accessories nestled into an adorable treasure chest of a shop on 14th Street.
Mokbar - Satisfy your craving for Korean comfort food is this Chelsea Market classic serving up delicious ramen, bulgogi, bao buns, and more.
Pearl River Mart - Escape into this iconic NYC department store filled with a masterful curation of Asian-inspired home goods, beauty products, fashion, and toys, and pop downstairs to the Chelsea Local to taste delicacies while grocery shopping at their specialty store Pearl River Mart Foods.
two: minds - Take a trip to the luxury boutique of your dreams encompassing an inclusive multi- brand fashion concept with the newest styles from each season available to shop.
Take the time this month to learn more about AAPI Heritage, visit a business that may be new to you, and fall in love with a shop that you can continue to support year-round.