On KCET, I write a long-form article looking into how the culinary landscape has changed in Chinatown over the last few decades. Regarding the influx of new and modern restaurant owners coming into the neighborhood, I speak to stakeholders in the community about how these different groups are getting along in
On KCET, I write about the fascinating history of iconic L.A. restaurant Philippe's The Original, and the secret to what makes their au jus so special in their french dip sandwiches.
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On LA Weekly, I contribute to the staff's roundup of the best dishes of the year and write about Lao Tao Street Food's heavenly "century-egg tofu salad."
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On LAist, I write about Lao Tao Street Food, the newest addition to Chinatown's up-and-coming Far East Plaza. When they open this summer, they'll be serving Taiwanese street food with a modern twist, like brothless beef noodles and milk-steamed buns with a soft-boiled, marinated egg.
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On LA Magazine, I write about Chinatown After Dark, the monthly food festival that takes place at the Far East Plaza, which also houses the likes of Chego and Pok Pok Phat Thai. It's really worth checking out; you might just be sampling the next big thing here.
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