This Toronto-Based Restaurant Infuses Asian Cuisine with Literary Culture

By: Alyson Wyers - Feb 6, 2015
References: windupbird & youtu.be
In an effort to reflect the diversity of his passions in his professional life, writer and restaurateur Sang Kim of Windup Bird Cafe created what he describes as a "literary platform in a restaurant setting." Trend Hunter recently chatted with the man behind Windup Bird Inc., which hosts a combination of culinary and literary events among other things.

Sang Kim explains a program the restaurant has where they alternate between a famous international novel and a Canadian one to base a five course menu on. They then bring the author in to talk about it. For children, they have the Kid-Chen Confidential cooking club where young people can teach each other about cooking healthy food.

So in addition to delicious, local, Asian cuisine, cultural and literary events are just as important.