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Noodles & Zines: A Pop-up Event & Fundraiser
September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Join Zine Fest Houston (ZFH) and The Noodist for a Saturday afternoon pop-up event and fundraiser featuring hand-pulled noodles by Chris Micsak (aka The Noodist) starting at 2pm until they run out! Keep your weekend going with Texas BBQ, hand-pulled noodles and drink specials at Decatur Bar!
A portion of the proceeds will go toward supporting Zine Fest Houston! Entry is free (hand-pulled noodles are $10-$15), but we kindly ask that you RSVP via Eventbrite so we know how many people to expect. Thank you!
About Zine Fest Houston
Zine Fest Houston, a local volunteer-based organization and annual one day festival, promotes zines, comics, and other forms of small press. ZFH is dedicated to providing opportunities and space for zinesters, artists, and self-publishers to present DIY works and participate in an alternative avenue for commerce. Through year-round educational programming, publications and a free annual festival, ZFH seeks to empower independent artists, lift up marginalized voices in the creative sphere, and promote equitable conditions for its creative community to thrive. You can find out more about them at their website at http://www.zinefesthouston.org. @zinefesthouston
About The Noodist
Chris Micsak (aka The Noodist) is one of the only non-native Chinese hand-pulled noodle chefs trained in China and certified by the Chinese government. In 2008 and 2009, he spent nearly a year living, studying, and working in Beijing and Hong Kong. While living in China, noodles became a go-to meal. Quick, cheap, and easy to find, noodles checked all the boxes for a poor Chinese language student. In addition to being delicious, watching chefs pull the noodles by hand and serve them end up on the table in less than a minute was mesmerizing. Thus, a lifelong obsession with noodles was born. In early 2018, he traveled to Lanzhou, China to train in noodle making, eventually becoming a certified noodle chef. Based in Houston, TX, Chris is excited to bring you traditional Chinese noodles with a Texas twist! BBQoodles is the perfect fusion of Texas BBQ and hand-pulled noodles and we can’t wait to share them with you! You can learn more about The Noodist and the art of hand-pulled noodles at http://www.the-noodist.com or @the.noodist