STAGE 13’S ‘FAMILY STYLE’ CELEBRATES ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH WITH BINGEABLE MOMENTS FROM THE AWARD-WINNING ASIAN CUISINE AND TRAVEL SERIES
Cast and Producers from the Series Participate in Atlanta’s BuHi “Dine ‘N Discuss” Virtual Event this Sunday
#Stage13Supports Continues its Support of Asian Restaurants through the ‘Family Style Foodie Fans’ Facebook Group
LOS ANGELES, CA – May 14, 2020 – Stage 13, the award-winning and EMMY® award nominated original content studio, is celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with its award-winning series “Family Style.” “Family Style” is the authentic, unscripted Asian cuisine and travel series produced by Stage 13 and YOMYOMF, and season one is binge-able on the Stage 13 YouTube and Facebook platforms.
This Sunday, May 17, cast members and executive producers from the series will participate in Atlanta’s We Love BuHi Virtual View Club in a “Dine ‘N Discuss” event from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET. “Foodie Fam” cast members Stacy Fan and Gilbert Galon, and Executive Producers Marie Jamora and Phil Chung of YOMYOMF will participate in a virtual Q&A following a virtual screening of the season one finale as part of BuHi’s virtual event. The moderator will be Lily Pabian of BuHi, and tickets for the limited capacity event are free on Eventbrite.
Stage 13 continues to support the restaurants and businesses from the series during the COVID-19 pandemic through its #stage13supports campaign. The digital campaign is an initiative to recognize Asian-owned restaurants and small businesses across the United States, encouraging ordering to-go and delivery. Fans of the series are urged to share their “Family Style” moments during the stay at home orders on the “Family Style Foodie Fans” Facebook Group, to show their support of Asian-owned restaurants.
“Family Style” is an award-winning unscripted series on Stage 13’s YouTube channel and on Facebook Watch. Led by the “Foodie Fam” cast and special guests, the digital series explores popular Asian restaurants and cultural locales, with each episode ending around a table sharing a meal. The series takes viewers on an enriching food journey to bring the intricacies, history, and flavors that make Asian culture and food so enjoyable. The “Foodie Fam” brings unique knowledge and love for culture, cuisine, and sharing family moments around the table. Season one guests included: Daniel Dae Kim (“Hawaii Five-O” and “The Good Doctor”), “Fresh Off the Boat” actor Hudson Yang and his father, CNN journalist Jeff Yang, “Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger” actress Ally Maki, Wong Fu Productions founder Philip Wang, “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Shadowhunters” star Harry Shum Jr., and “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu, among others. The series is produced by Stage 13 and director Justin Lin’s (“Star Trek Beyond,” “F9,” “True Detective”) production company, YOMYOMF, with Executive Producers Phillip Chung, Marie Jamora, and Jason McLagan.
ABOUT WE LOVE BuHi
Founded in 2015, We Love BuHi is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Atlanta that seeks to create connection and belonging within Buford Highway’s multicultural community through place-based storytelling and design. The organization has grown to nearly 18,000 social media followers. Programs and events have included BuHi Lights, BuHi Walk, BuHi United 5K, the BuHi Shuffle, and the BuHi Community Directory. At the cornerstone of the organization’s efforts is its ongoing Oral History Project, a collaborative with Georgia State University Library Special Collections & Archives. We Love BuHi began as an Instagram account to document a changing Buford Highway corridor, an approximately ten-mile stretch of state road internationally recognized for its sizeable immigrant and refugee population, restaurants, and shops. Learn more at www.welovebuhi.org or on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter @welovebuhi
YOMYOMF is an award-winning digital production company founded by director Justin Lin (“Better Luck Tomorrow,” “Star Trek Beyond,” the “Fast & Furious” franchise) dedicated to telling stories from Asian Pacific Americans and other underrepresented voices. YOMYOMF started the Interpretations Film Initiative through its nonprofit, YOMYOMF Foundation, to support Asian American filmmakers and is currently producing the trans-centric horror feature “Moonshadow,” among other projects.
ABOUT STAGE 13
Stage 13 is an award-winning, multidimensional, original content studio showcasing a new generation of inspired talent and voices in scripted and unscripted storytelling. With six EMMY® award nominations in 2019, the brand’s series and films are available on the Stage 13 platform, Facebook, YouTube, as well as its distribution partners, including Netflix, The CW/CW Seed, and HBO.