Shirley Chung has been making dumplings since she was 6 years old in her native Beijing. She immigrated to the U.S. when she was 17, and soon after worked for celebrity chefs Jose Andres and Thomas Keller. Now she likes to make mochi donuts, cheeseburger potstickers and vegan dumplings with spicy tofu aioli. She has a new cookbook and a restaurant in Culver City.
LA Chef Shirley Chung’s modern American take on traditional Chinese cuisine
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