This week on Southern Fried Asian, Keith talks to writer, editor, journalist, and Houston-native Melissa Hung about Hurricane Harvey and the resilience of her city.

Melissa shares why she wrote her love letter to Houston (5:30) and why she appreciates the city more as she’s gotten older (8:00). Then Keith and Melissa debate whether Texas is even part of the South (10:30) and why the politics of the South are the way they are (15:00). Later, they discuss anti-tiger-parenting (21:00) and the need for more diverse Asian American stories (27:00). Lastly, Melissa reveals her love of Tex-Mex (34:00) and lists some charities to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey (39:00).

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