Honoree Mayor Thomas Menino, Janet Wu, emcee for the evening, and chef Ming Tsai attended the 2013 Silk Road Gala, a benefit for the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, held at The State Room in Boston, Massachusetts on November 23, 2013. (Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe)
Honoree Mayor Thomas Menino, Janet Wu, emcee for the evening, and chef Ming Tsai attended the 2013 Silk Road Gala, a benefit for the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, held at The State Room in Boston, Massachusetts on November 23, 2013. (Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe)

The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence held its Silk Road Gala at the State Room over the weekend. Guests included chef Ming Tsai, WHDH’s Janet Wu, and Mayor Tom Menino, who was honored for his support. Governor Deval Patrick and the state’s first lady Diane Patrick were also recognized during the party. Chefs who helped out with the event, besides Tsai, included Trade and Rialto’s Jody Adams, Alison Fong of Bon Me, and Asia Mei of Sam’s at Louis Boston. It’s a busy season for ATASK — the organization has its benefit shopping event at Saks on Dec. 12.

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