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  • Museum number:

    CD.11-2014

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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menu from restaurant in Shenzhen serving regional cuisines from across China

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Graphic designer Huang Yang thinks the regional diversity of Shenzhen’s population make up is best reflected in the city’s culinary offerings. As commented on elsewhere in the exhibition, a large portion of Shenzhen’s workforce moved here from other parts of China. With few family ties, many eat out on a daily basis. Nearly every Chinese restaurant, regardless of their advertised regional specialism, serves some dishes from Hunan and Sichuan, the homes of a significant portion of Shenzhen’s migrant residents.
Suggested by Huang Yang, graphic designer [2013]
Restaurant menus and table accessories
2013
The menus and accessories collected in various areas of Shenzhen show how restaurants adapt – in their dishes options and sometimes even with visual design elements – to give migrant residents a taste
of home. [2013]

Categories

Rapid Response Collecting

Collection

Design, Architecture and Digital Department

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