Upcoming event: Meet Cheryl Tan, author of “A Tiger in the Kitchen”

"Tiger in the Kitchen" by Cheryl Tan

Join us for Cheryl Tan's reading of her book at Powell's in Beaverton.

AAJA Portland welcomes Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan — author of the hit food memoir “A Tiger in the Kitchen,” food and fashion journalist, loyal AAJA member — to town!

Cheryl will read from “A Tiger in the Kitchen” at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17, at Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton (map).

Please join AAJA Portland at the Powell’s reading and afterward for an invitation-only dinner with Cheryl at Du Kuh Bee Korean/Chinese restaurant, 12590 SW First St., Beaverton (map).

For the AAJA dinner, Cheryl will offer her take on the relationship between journalism, writing and blogging. Seating at Du Kuh Bee is limited, so RSVP to portland.aaja@gmail.com by June 10 to ensure your spot. This is a no-host dinner.

We will be accepting donations toward AAJA Portland’s internship fund, which provides a subsidy each summer to an intern at an Oregon media outlet – Cheryl herself interned at The Oregonian in 1995.

Learn more about Cheryl:

People magazine gave Cheryl’s book three stars. The Baltimore Sun said it was “pure mouthwatering reading.” Kirkus Book Reviews called it “a delightful take on the relationship between food, family and tradition.”

Look forward to seeing you on June 17!