On a new episode of Southern Fried Asian, Keith talks to his Chef Tim Ma — founder and CEO of Lucky Danger, the renowned American Chinese takeout restaurant in D.C. — about his southern roots in Arkansas and Virginia and why it’s important to honor the legacy of American Chinese cuisine.
They also discuss Chef Tim’s activism and how the pandemic led to the creation of Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate. Finally, Ma shares how the internet helped him reconsider “elevating” crab rangoon!
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Southern Fried Asian is produced by Keith Chow and Jes Vu.