Mister Jiu's chef Brandon Jew rediscovers his Chinese identity through cooking
One of the hardest questions chef Brandon Jew says he's been asked about his Chinese cuisine is if it is authentic. In his new cookbook, "Mister Jiu's in Chinatown," Jew writes about finding his voice as a Chinese-American chef through the food he se...
"It really kind of put me in front of a mirror, and had me realize, well, what is my authenticity?" Jew said on "Salon Talks." "I think that really played out in my life, and understanding where I fit in between. Was I Chinese enough? Or was I American enough?"
Watch the full episode to hear more about Mister Jiu's and how you can make some of the dishes at home: https://www.salon.com/tv/video/pr9wpa
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