Sender One is proud to be an Asian-American-owned business and we'd like to highlight a number of other AAPI-owned businesses, many of which are local and part of our community. Wherever your origins may be, it takes drive, commitment, and courage to create a business of your own so we're offering our support and celebrating their achievements!
FOOD & DRINK
East meets West! JJ Squared Bakery uses various Asian ingredients and applies French pastry techniques creating harmony between east and west. They offer different traditional Asian breads, cakes, and desserts. Each bakery product is handcrafted and freshly baked for the best quality.
2370 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90501
Ms Chi Cafe™ showcases Chef Shirley Chung’s passion for progressive Chinese American cuisine. In addition to her unique culinary creations inspired by traditional authentic northern-style dumplings, noodle bowls, fried rice, specialty Boba and milk teas, and coffee drinks; Chef Shirley’s personality shines in the house-made Mr. Chi Chinese spiced pastrami and scallion pancake sandwich plus her Top Chef winning dish –Jumbo Cheeseburger Potstickers with a tomato bacon jam.
3829 Main Street
Culver City, CA 90232
Bird & Barrel
Bird & Barrel opened its doors in 2020 in Downtown Santa Ana. Their purpose is to create a family-run, community-driven establishment specializing in poultry-centric cuisine, focused on Asian fusion delicacies, and to introduce the local community to our unique flavors.
305 East 4th St. Ste 105
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Mix Mix Kitchen Bar
Award-winning Chef Ross Pangilinan presents Mix Mix, a globally inspired dining concept presenting dishes that see influence from traditional French and Italian to modern Filipino cuisines.
300 N. Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Fancy bagged wine delivered to your door.
Maivino was started with the belief that wine traditions limit the potential of wine. At Maivino, they seek to make great wines more accessible by abiding by the following tenets - great wines can come from anywhere and wine traditions that are worth keeping are ones that benefit either the drinker, the earth, or the wine.
ONCRUX not only offers performance liquid chalk that sanitizes, but also a variety of performance chalk products.
With the onset of the global pandemic, we wanted to help athletes adapt to a new environment. We wanted to offer peace of mind to those who continue to pursue their passions and hobbies. As athletes, we understand the impact premium prices and subpar products have on training. We want customers to feel confident and safe when working towards their goals.
Their mission is to produce low-impact, high comfort hemp goods to modern outdoors womxn in the pursuit of comfortable adventure.
Powered by hemp, they're taking a natural approach to adventure apparel with a focus on sustainability, transparency, and inclusion. They have pledged and stand in solidarity with the Outdoor Industry CEO Diversity Pledge.
It's about the weekend road trips to the local crag with the homies. The relentless support from your crew as you send that one project that kept you up at night. The late-night taco runs after a Tuesday night gym session. Beer.
It’s these kinds of stories that inspire us in everything we create.
It’s about the culture. The friendships. The community.
Offering unique designs on t-shirts and tanks, which are carefully chosen for softness, comfort, and the least environmental impact. All our tees are screen-printed by hand (most times by the artist/owner) in Los Angeles, California.
ART & HANDMADE GOODS
Wynne the Pooh
Your typical crazy plant and cat lady, but she also makes pots.
Wynne is a software engineer, and started learning pottery in 2018 at a little ceramics lab in Los Angeles called slab la. Since then, she's fallen in love with creating all kinds of pottery, especially zigzag pots, and donut vases.
Ariel Lee Art
Ariel Lee is an artist and illustrator based out of Southern California. Her unique style captures beautiful landscapes that many climbers are familiar with like Joshua Tree and the Eastern Sierra.
Milk and Honey
Milk and Honey is a passion project inspired by a desire to bring awareness to the injustice of human trafficking. For each pair of earrings and accessories that are purchased, 20% of the profit will be donated to anti-human trafficking non-profit organizations in the U.S. and around the world. Every earring and accessory is handmade and crafted with love & care to promote purchasing with a purpose. Our hope is that you would feel incredibly beautiful, proud, empowered about wearing or using your Milk and Honey clay pieces.
Anni is a master knitter, instructor, knitwear finisher, holiday stocking extraordinaire, and pattern writer. She loves starting with a fresh skein of yarn, so new and full of potential. The sweater, scarf, stocking, hat, or blanket that emerges brings her a sense of joy. As a knitting instructor, she creates opportunities for others to work with their hands and craft something they can be proud of. She considers herself a beginner sewer and has sewn over 3000 masks during the pandemic. Anni's goal is to design, knit, and sew a capsule wardrobe for herself.
PS: You can also find her working as a Customer Experience Specialist and Community Coordinator at Sender One SNA!