February 7th, 2013

Amidst all the political talk about immigration, we forget the most important part. That throughout history, immigration has been the way that cultures renew themselves. The way in which the vibrancy of cultures stay relevant,  the way in which we connect and understand others, and perhaps most importantly, the way we often get great food.

Eddie Huang has experienced all of that. As a recovering lawyer, the son of immigrant parents and the very successful chef and proprietor of the Baohous restaurant in New York’s West Village. Now he shares his story in his memoir Fresh Off the Boat. My conversation with Eddie Huang: