January 18, 2023
Happy Lunar New Year!
Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Mesa! Immerse yourself in the culture and spirit of the New Year at Mesa's Asian District.
Ring in the Chinese New Year in Mesa. The Asian District in Mesa comprises more than 70 Asian-themed restaurants, grocery stores and other service and retail businesses along a two-mile stretch on Dobson Road in West Mesa.
1. Z & Y Gifts
Here shoppers can find all sorts of gifts, inspired by Asian culture. From hair accessories and jewelry to stickers and incense, Z & Y Gifts has something for everyone.
2. Winglee Exotic Fruits Market
Exotic fruits are often hard to come by in Arizona. But at Winglee Exotic Fruits Market, there happens to be a vide variety of all kinds of delicious fruits. At this market there are fruits like June Plums, Durian Fruit and Star Apples. This place is marvelous and full of so many fruits to try or incorporate into an Asian dish at home.
3. AZ International Marketplace
At AZ International Marketplace, you can be sure to find a spread of some of the most amazing Asian foods and ingredients. Located within Mekong Plaza, this spot is one you won't want to miss.
Foods to Taste
1. The Stone
Have you ever enjoyed real tofu? Give it a try at The Stone. At this restaurant they make fresh tofu every day. Tofu can be used as a protein source, replacing other food items like meat, dairy and eggs. The Stone's tofu is traditional and homemade, separating it from the rest.
Cheers! This Japanese and Korean fusion restaurant is quite tasty. Enjoy delicious drinks like their house wine, sake bombs or other made-to-order cocktails.
3. Fire Tiger
Wrap up your celebrations with a scrumptious treat. This Thai boba and dessert shop has tons of treats to choose from for a day or night cap.
A website, www.AsianDistrictMesa.com, has been created by the Asian Chamber of Commerce which provides additional information about the District. The website features a business directory and highlights upcoming events in the District.