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There are $3 eats on Sunday in Tacoma’s Lincoln District, plus Lunar New Year entertainment

A typical lunch plate of BBQ pork, roast pork, jalapenos, pickled vegetable and rice at Tho Tuong Barbecue, on 38th Street in Tacoma. Roasted pork and barbecue pork will be served in smaller portions at the Lunar New Year Celebration in Tacoma’s Lincoln District on Sunday.
A typical lunch plate of BBQ pork, roast pork, jalapenos, pickled vegetable and rice at Tho Tuong Barbecue, on 38th Street in Tacoma. Roasted pork and barbecue pork will be served in smaller portions at the Lunar New Year Celebration in Tacoma’s Lincoln District on Sunday. News Tribune file photo

This Sunday, diners can check out as many of the Lincoln neighborhood’s restaurants as they can stomach during a $3 food stroll.

Ten restaurants will participate in the Lincoln District’s Lunar New Year Celebration, an event jointly hosted with the Asia Pacific Cultural Center.

There are also live performances, children’s activities and more.

Here’s a closer look.

Event details: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 18) in the Lincoln District, roughly in the neighborhood around 3801 S. Yakima Ave. The event is free. Parking available at the nearby Lincoln High School student lot. The $3 bites are available at these restaurants:

Zocalo: This torta shop and Mexican bakery will serve two tacos and a drink for $3.

Tho Tuong BBQ: The city’s best destination for roasted pork and duck will have $3 barbecue or roasted pork (cash only).

Nhu Thuy: This neighborhood Vietnamese restaurant will have $3 lemongrass quail, $3 for two spring rolls.

Dragon’s Crawfish: The Cajun seafood boil restaurant will serve $3 deep-fried shrimp rolls.

Pho Dragon: The sibling restaurant to Dragon’s Crawfish will serve $3 dollar portions of shrimp and pork dumplings, che or banh tet.

Jubilee: The neighborhood burger restaurant will have $3 small shakes or $1 ice cream cones.

Vien Dong: The city’s best known pho destination will have $3 banh mi sandwiches or a choice of egg rolls or spring rolls for $3.

Cafe La Vie: The sandwich and Vietnamese coffee destination will have $3 coffees.

Uncle Thurm’s: The city’s finest soul food restaurant will have $3 riblets or $3 chicken strips and fries.

Bambu: This new Vietnamese dessert cafe will have $3 milk tea.

The performances: Live performances beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing every half hour. Performances include the opening ceremony Lion Dance at 10 a.m., the Stewart Middle School Poly Club performing Haka at 11 a.m. and Khemarak Samaki, traditional Cambodian performance, at 2 p.m.

Kid activities: Collect eight stamps on a scavenger hunt map and earn an entry into a raffle.

Information: facebook.com/LincolnDistrictTacoma

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