Applications open for tenancies in the new Chinatown Plaza!

Chinatown Plaza

Are you an experienced restaurant operator or an amazing chef looking to do your own thing? Get in quick for this exciting opportunity in the heart of Adelaide’s Chinatown! Applications open for tenancies in the new Chinatown Plaza! For more information call (08) 8212 5394 “Chinatown Plaza is a stunning renovation of one of Adelaide’s most loved and iconic food destinations. Spread over 1200m2 of architecturally-designed space and featuring a hand-picked selection of delectable Asian-inspired cuisine from top chefs, the Plaza is set to be an iconic Adelaide epicurean hub of pan-Asian flavours and lively venue seven days per week.”


Karaoke Happy Happy Hour @ Chinatown Plaza

Karaoke @ Chinatown Plaza

Karaoke Happy Happy Hour @ Chinatown Plaza! 25th October . From 6 m till late! Ganbei!


Chinatown’s Best Vegetarian / Vegan

East Taste Cafe

East Taste Cafe @119 Gouger St Goodies and Grains Kitchen @ 21/22 Central Market Plaza Rawfection @  26, Central Market Arcade Let Them Eat @ 26D Central Market Arcade My Kingdom For A Horse @ 191 Wright St Plantation Juice Co. @ 44-60 Gouger St, Adelaide Central Markets Photo by Jonathan Phoon


2016/2017 Chinatown Adelaide SA Inc. Management Committee Members

Chinatown Adelaide SA Inc. Management Committee Members

The 2016/2017 Chinatown Adelaide SA Inc. Management Committee Members include President Eric Lai,  Jacky PI, Suki Han, Jacky Yang, James 吴弘毅, George Chin, Haiming Nie, Han Yan, Melvin Ming Fatt Lim, Minying Zhang and Ziang Troy Li. Chinatown Adelaide of SA Inc. (CASA) is a non-profit organization incorporated at the end of 2003. It is formed by the traders, property owners of Chinatown precinct and other stakeholders in Adelaide City with the primary objective of promoting recreational, cultural, social and economic activities in Chinatown to the broader community of South Australia and beyond. Image by Eric Lai


Lunar New Year in Chinatown Adelaide announced 2017

Chinatown Adelaide of South Australia (CASA) have officially announced that Lunar New Year Celebrations will be held on 4th February 2017! The Street Party on Moonta Street (Chinatown) and Gouger Street will be filled with stalls, exhibitions, and entertainment from cultural groups showcasing Asian cultures and traditions of arts, crafts and foods. This year, it is anticipated that over 20,000 people fwill be expected to attend the Street Party! The Lunar New Year celebrations in Adelaide get bigger and better every year. Here’s hoping for great weather! We’ll keep you updated with many more details soon. If you are interested in becoming a stallholder you can download the application here  or call Jacky Yang on 0425 511 113.


Lion Studios comes to 117a Gouger Street

Over 25 years, Richard Lyon’s photographic journey has been wide and varied, gaining him recognition as one of Australia’s leading advertising photographers. In his early years, Richard spent time honing his traditional photography skills in Australia and overseas by assisting some of the best advertising photographers of their time. His transition from film to digital eight years ago ignited an interest in new technology and post-production techniques, which he has crafted into a fine art.


Discover Port Lincoln with Goin’ Off Safaris

With 2017 declared as the year of Australian/Chinese tourism, we reached out to speak to a local tourism operator dedicated to providing a unique experience for Chinese tourists. ‘Lunch’ runs Goin’ Off Safaris – a day tour business which takes visitors on unforgettable sights and activities around Port Lincoln. His backyard is not far from Adelaide and home to raw undiscovered beauty and a plethora of wildlife experiences. He’s such a great character – we’re going to have him explain the region and Goin’ Off Safaris in his own words. How long has Goin’ Off Safaris been in business? We have been business since 2005. Who’s in the business? We are just a very small family operation which involves myself, partner Mandy and our young kids get involved as well. We have another two casual guides and Mandy’s mum does a lot of catering for us. Small is good! Tell us a bit about yourself! There’s not too


Lunar New Year Street Party 2016 Official Program

Remember and come back here on the 13th February to get up to date information. The official entertainment program guide is released! It’s an incredible array or community talent featuring dance, instrumentals, martial arts, opera, k-pop, indigenous dance, a battle of the bands and of course, the much loved lion dances. Please note times are approximate. We look forward to enjoying the free program of entertainment thanks to Chinatown Adelaide of SA. 12pm Lion Dance – Chung Yee Tong Lion Dance Troupe Happy New Year Song – Mei’s Dance Company Guzheng Instrument Performance – School Of Chinese Music & Arts Chinese Classical Dance – Chinese Art School Of SA Cantonese Classic Medley – Cantonese Classical Group Solo Erhu Performance – Li DaWei – Mei’s Dance Company Tai Chi Demo – Mulan Double Ring – Chinese Welfare Services Of SA Inc. Sign Language Dance – Give Love Readily – Tzu


Chinese New Year banquet guide Adelaide 2016

With Chinese New Year in Chinatown and Adelaide surrounds just around the corner on the 8th February, we’ve prepared the ultimate banquet guide as well as our top recommendations. Pictured: Red Chilli owner Steven An and Tomich Wines director Randal Tomich. Red Chilli Open for one hot and spicy year, Red Chilli has stolen our hearts with authentic Sichuan cuisine. It’s beautiful decor, attentive staff and vast menu of fresh hot regional delicacies makes it our number one location for celebrating the new year. Owner Steven is thrilled with Red Chilli’s first year of gaining a good reputation with the community, Adelaide foodies and international visitors. He is looking forward to delighting his customers during Chinese New Year. He says “It’s the most special time of the year for our community. I want to provide the best atmosphere for families and friends to spend time together.” Tomich Wines has been


Chinese consulate general opens in Adelaide

With a purpose-built consulate imminent in the Adelaide CBD to employ 25 staff, a temporary consulate has been opened by The Premier Jay Weatherill. The consulate was part of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), free trade agreement of 2015 and follows SA’s biggest ever trade mission to China in May 2015. “South Australia’s export economy has received a glowing endorsement, with the opening of a Chinese consulate general in Adelaide. Premier Jay Weatherill said yesterday the consulate represents a significant lifting of the relationship between China and South Australia. This is the highest level of diplomatic office that a state government can be afforded by a foreign country,” he said. “It will be a substantial office that will have political, cultural and economic attachés associated with it.” Source. Picture by Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide Official consulate website.