Category: Q&A

LA Feast: @eatswithanthony’s Top 10 Asian Eats

Our Los Angeles Feast is just a week away and we had the opportunity to chat with someone who knows the Asian culinary scene just as well as anyone under the California sun. Boasting a following of over 30k, Anthony Lu, a Taipei-native turned LA foodie extraordinaire, shares with us his culinary journey and list  […]  Read more

LA Feast: Bling Bling Dumpling

Here we chat with Chef Anne of Bling Bling Dumpling, a Los Angeles based moving pop-up, about everything from how a weekend dinner parties turned into her livelihood, to foodie culture and the importance of what it means to be a woman in the kitchen. Know you gals are Taiwanese and was reading on your  […]  Read more

LA Feast: Parks BBQ’s Chef, Jenee Kim, Shares a Legendary Recipe

Over the long (not long enough) weekend we caught up with Jenee Kim, Owner and Chef of LA’s Parks BBQ. Here she shares a little bit about her background and her favorite Korean BBQ recipe that’ll keep us grilling all summer long. 1.Hey Chef Jenee! Can you tell us about your background a little bit?  […]  Read more

11 Favorite Moments from our TV Series Lucky Chow: Season 2

In Season 2 of the national PBS series Lucky Chow, LUCKYRICE founder Danielle Chang connects with folks from all walks of life. Lucky Chow opens up these unique individuals and their stories in an ongoing narrative of just how much Asian culture – and its cuisine — has become a part of our lives today.  […]  Read more

Drink Your Dumpling Away

What’s more comforting on a cold day than pans of steaming xiaolongbao (aka XLB)? XL XLBs. Drunken Dumpling, located in the heart of the East Village in NYC, has hit the Big Apple by storm with its monster-sized version of this classic Chinese dumpling. In this episode of LUCKYINSIDER, we speak with the mastermind behind  […]  Read more

To Slurp or Not to Slurp

A bowl of ramen consists of four core elements: broth, tare, noodles, and toppings. With several varieties within each element, every ramen shop crafts its own “blend”, usually specializing in one style of ramen. From the familiar tonkotsu ramen to the underrated tsukemen, our popular ramen tasting will explore the basic characteristics of a number  […]  Read more

LUCKYINSIDER: Ann Redding of Uncle Boons

Want to experience a fiery, beer-soaked dinner on a cool September evening in expat Bangkok? Head to Uncle Boons in the heart of SoHo, New York City. Born to a Thai mother and American father, chef and co-owner Ann Redding had the special privilege of growing up between both countries and being introduced to their  […]  Read more

An Insider’s Look: LUCKYRICE LA Slurpfest

Our popular ramen tasting will return to DTLA for its second installment with four ramen shops across Los Angeles. This traditional Japanese dish has evolved throughout the U.S. and each of our participants will showcase their unique spin on slurp-worthy noodles. Here’s an insider’s look into this year’s participants: LUCKYRICE: Broth, tare, noodles, or toppings  […]  Read more

The Lone Star State’s Rising Culinary Star

Houston’s critical darling and crowd-favorite Oxheart has a progressive perspective on regional cuisine. Its co-owner and executive chef, Justin Yu, was recently named Best Chef: Southwest by the prestigious James Beard Foundation and has now been recognized on a national scale for delicately delicious dishes. Here we speak with the host of our inaugural Houston  […]  Read more

LUCKYINSIDER: Jet Tila

From Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of Los Angeles to the Las Vegas Strip, and from backyard cooking classes to battling legends on “Iron Chef America”, Jet Tila has carved a singular niche as a culinary storyteller. Born into the ‘first family’ of Thai food in Los Angeles that opened the first Thai restaurants and  […]  Read more