#AsianFoodMafia: An Inside Look at Brooklyn’s Asian Food Scene
08 Apr 2016

#AsianFoodMafia: An Inside Look at Brooklyn’s Asian Food Scene

It’s 10:30pm on a frosty December Tuesday,

08 Apr 2016

It’s 10:30pm on a frosty December Tuesday, and Windsor Terrace—drowsy even during peak times—is all but battened down for the night, save for a row of Farrell’s faithful, watching the last few minutes of a basketball game. And then there’s East Wind Snack Shop, which remains fully lighted with pans still sizzling, even though owner Chris Cheung dished out his last dry-aged beef potsticker almost two hours ago. The reason for the after-hours action is that Cheung has assembled the first post-service meeting of the “Asian Food Mafia,” a name Cheung will later suggest the group use on social media. Gathered this night is a coalition comprising a handful of Brooklyn’s youngest, most innovative chefs, all there in order to talk shop, share resources, and work toward shifting the borough’s stagnant narrative of Asian cuisine.

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