We were just a block from Disneyland, about to enter a squat-looking building on Katella Avenue out of a Van de Kamp's bakery ad campaign. This was the Dutch Club AVIO, the only such social club for Dutch-Indonesians in Southern California—and it's almost as old as Disneyland itself. To put it into perspective, Walt Disney opened his park in 1955. This club has been meeting in this space on designated nights for music, food and dancing since 1959, when it moved from Los Angeles. Tonight was one of those nights. The parking lot was full, and the sweet smell of satay filled the air. As we walked, my date and I clutched each other's hand in anticipation of what we... More >>>