Blog module icon

Newport News Now

N3 Blog header

Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

View All Posts

May 17

The World Arts Celebration: Experience Food From Around the Globe

Posted on May 17, 2016 at 8:16 AM by Communications Department

There is no way to experience a country without tasting the food.5-16 WAC food collage_SC At the World Arts Celebration on Saturday,there are food vendors representing seven countries: Down to the Bone with Jamaican cuisine, Seoul 757 with a taste from Korea, Sofrito from Puerto Rico, Tucanos Brazilian Grill, Greece - Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, Indulge Bakery and Bistro from France, and a taste of Italy with Deluca Gelato, Made 4 U Italian Ice, and Rosko’s.

 These vendors are offering a variety of foods unique and individual to each culture. Enjoy an Italian gelato while watching Irish dancing and viewing different exhibits from Ukraine, Egypt, Panama and more. Then sit down to enjoy Korean tacos from Seoul 757 or kickin’ jerk chicken from Down to the Bone while listening to music from Northern India infused with jazz and rock. If you’ve never had chance to visit Paris for a famous French pastry, stop by Indulge Bakery for a delicious treat. The blend of different styles of cuisine is sure to give you a cultural experience you’ll enjoy.

The World Arts Celebration is taking place Saturday, May 21st from 4 PM to 9 PM in City Center. Admission and parking are free. Updates and announcements will be posted on Facebook and Twitter @nnfestivals throughout the event.