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Union Kitchen Pop-Up at The Bird - 5pm-9pm

Union Kitchen is, well... a kitchen. But what if a kitchen was more than the sum of its parts? More than the counters, sinks, and appliances that fill a space? What if a kitchen was the idea that a person’s life shapes the way they cook?

Union Kitchen is that idea. We cook from who we are. We train others to do the same. When we make a meal to share with you– we share our very selves.

Food is meant for more than survival. It tells us a story. It’s a story carved on wooden boards and written with folded steel. Food is scrawled in searing heat and revised with measured time. It’s a story poured from uncorked journeys and seasoned with aged strife.

Combining local traditions with those from back home, Union Kitchen will bring Hmong flavors to American palates – and forge a new expression all our own.

Chefs Yia Vang and Chris Her of Union Kitchen will be serving a special menu from 5pm-9pm.  Beer, wine and cocktail pairings available.  Reservations and tickets are not required for the pop-up.


Char Siu Banh Mi
Baguette, Char Siu Pork, Pate, Pickled Carrots and Radish, Cilantro, Jalapeno, Aioli

with Purple Sticky Rice
Sticky Wings, Hmong Sausage, Pok Pok Radish Salad, Tiger Bite Sauce, Piri-Piri

Vermicelli Bowl
Smoked Mushrooms, Roasted Carrots & Onions, Kimchi, Cucumbers, Herbs

Hilltribe Grilled Chicken
Palm Sugar Chili, Fresno Chili, Scallion, Cilantro, Steamed Rice, Bok Choy

Braised Lamb Neck
Green Coconut Curry, Herbs, Steamed Rice

Grilled Snapper
Hmong Giardiniera, Herbs, Steamed Rice, Sweet Soy

Surf n Turf
Lemongrass Tamarind BBQ Ribs, Garlic Ginger Shrimp, S&S Cucumbers, Brussel, Steamed Rice