All in Podcast

Episode 33: Tomoko Omori + Japanese Curry

Ever wonder how curry became one of Japan’s most popular dishes? Tomoko Omori, President and CEO of Go Go Curry USA, joins Lynda and Iris in the studio to discuss what makes Japanese curry different, why it’s so well-loved, and why the Go Go Curry franchise has been so internationally successful.

Episode 32: Carson Yiu + Stinky Tofu

This week we switch gears and talk about an Asian dish that gets almost no love in the west – stinky tofu! Carson Yiu, founder of Outer Borough, joins us in the studio to talk about this Taiwanese and Hong Kong street food, what makes it stinky and delicious, and how it’s breaking into the NYC food scene. You’ll also hear from Jowett Yu, chef of Ho Lee Fook in Hong Kong.

Episode 29: Tea Drunk + Chinese Tea for the Modern Day

We’ve talked about tea before, but on this episode, we go back to where it all began: Chinese tea. The very knowledgable founder and CEO of Tea Drunk, Shunan Teng, talks to Lynda and Iris about what we need to understand about Chinese tea in the modern day. Plus, a bonus interview clip from Yisheng Organic in Hong Kong on why organic and fairtrade tea is important!

Episode 24: Seng Luangrath + Lao Sticky Rice

While the food of Laos is underrepresented here in the West, you’d be surprised to learn that you may have actually already had Lao dishes, but thought they were Thai! Restauranteur and James Beard Award Semifinalist, Chef Seng Luangrath, joins Lynda and Iris in the studio to help us navigate the world of Lao cuisine and talk about sticky rice, a Lao staple food.

Episode 16: Chinese Tuxedo + Well-Traveled Chinese Food

Located in a former opera house on the historic Doyers Street of NYC’s Chinatown, Chinese Tuxedo is not your average Chinese restaurant. Co-owner Eddy Buckingham, and Executive Chef Paul Donnelly talk to Lynda and Iris about all the different cultural influences that they brought to New York and reinterpreted at this contemporary Chinese restaurant. Plus, learn about the story of Chinese food in Australia, where Eddy was raised, and how it differs to American Chinese cuisine.

Episode 14: Tim Ho Wan + Michelin-Starred Dim Sum

Tony Chan, General Manager of Tim Ho Wan, joins Lynda and Iris on the show to tell the story of Tim Ho Wan, which is known as the world’s most affordable Michelin-starred restaurant. They talk about the difference between dim sum culture in the East and West, what sets Tim Ho Wan apart, and the future of this traditional Cantonese cuisine.