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Tacoma Reads event: Boo Han market tour Saturday

Post by Sue Kidd / The News Tribune on April 24, 2009 at 4:13 pm | No Comments »
April 24, 2009 4:13 pm

Patsy Surh O’Connell, a Gig Harbor resident and board member and founder of the Asia Pacific Cultural Center in Tacoma, will lead a tour of the Boo Han Supermarket in Lakewood tomorrow. O’Connell, pictured here (in a photo by News Tribune photographer Lui Kit Wong), will explain ingredients and answer questions.

Her tour is co-sponsored by the Tacoma Public Library and the Asia Pacific Cultural Center. The event is part of the Tacoma Reads Together program.

News Tribune reporter Debbie Cafazzo wrote a story about the event earlier this week. You can find it here.

The Asian Market Demystified, a talk

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 25

Cost: Free

Where: Boo Han Asian Supermarket, 9122 S. Tacoma Way, Lakewood

Information: or 253-591-5666;

Can’t make the tour at Boo Han Saturday? Take your own tour at another local store:

East Asia Market

602 S. 38th St., Tacoma


Hong Kong Supermarket

3816 Yakima Ave., Tacoma


Pal-Do World International Mart

In Lakewood, 9701 S.

Tacoma Way, 253-581-7800

In Federal Way, 2200 S.

320th St., 253-941-8282


31217 Pacific Highway S., Federal Way


Arirang Oriental Market

7940 Martin Way E., Olympia


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