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Wrap & Roll: Vietnamese Appetizers with Kimlai Yingling

  • Pacific Food and Beverage Museum 731 S. Pacific Ave. San Pedro, CA 90731 United States (map)

Pacific Taste is an ongoing series of culinary demos, talks, and workshops hosted by the Pacific Food & Beverage Museum in Los Angeles. A wide range of culinary professionals, cookbook authors, PacFAB curators, and others deliver lively lectures and lead tastings and hands-on workshops demonstrating the rich culinary traditions and distinctive cuisines of the American West, Pacific Rim, and beyond.

Wrap & Roll: Vietnamese Appetizers with Kimlai Yingling

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The spring roll is perhaps Vietnam's most popular culinary export. On Sunday, October 13, learn why when Kimlai Yingling, a Vietnamese-American food writer, culinary producer, and founder of, visits LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum. Kimlai will prepare—and share!—Vietnamese Spring Rolls with a Soviia Agave-infused peanut sauce. She'll also discuss other popular appetizers and the history of Vietnamese cuisine, the origins of its flavors, and the reasons it's considered the most healthful of Asian food cultures. After the program, enjoy a pour or two of Japanese Shochu and other refreshments prepared with fresh fare from Melissa's Produce.


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Kimlai Yingling is a food and travel writer, culinary producer, and host. She can be seen on Hallmark Channel'sHome and Family,NBC'sToday,and as a culinary expert on Cooking Channel'sFood: Fact or Fiction?She also was featured on HelloGiggles & Ford Motor Company's 2018New Real Influencers.Her work has appeared atHuffington Postand on MSN, AOL,Entrepreneur, The Daily Meal, EatinAsian,and more.

Kimlai loves sharing her food and travel experiences and currently writes, produces, and hosts a weekly cooking show calledChomp On This with Kimlai.She previously wrote, produced, and hosted 23 episodes ofPractically Cooking,a series featured on MSN and AOL, along with daily food news content for andThe Savory.She began her culinary media work,where she wrote, produced, and hosted weekly webcasts targeting the younger generation with business topics. The webcasts pulled in over 800,000 hits monthly. She then created her own food site, (and then some),to share food and travel experiences. She resides in Los Angeles, holds a degree in communications, and is a member of the exclusive culinary content creators atThe Daily Meal.

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