Anita Lo is a fisherwoman, a gardener, a Top Chef Master and a hunter-gatherer. She’s also one of the best chefs in America and a super successful restaurateur in a city where it’s ridiculously difficult to be either.

Autostraddle chatted with Anita about new dumpling flavors, her propensity toward eating fried bugs, and what it’s like to be a lady in the kitchen.


Top Chef Master Anita Lo talks to Autostraddle about beating Mario Batali at Iron Chef, her new venture Rickshaw, why you shouldn’t be afraid to eat weird food, and the challenges & rewards of being a Chinese-American Lesbian Chef & restaurant owner!

Complete Story at Autostraddle.