An Evening With Eddie Huang

Double Cup Love: On the Trail of Family, Food and Broken Hearts in China
In Conversation With Actress Constance Wu
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Episode Summary

Chef, food personality, bestselling author of Fresh Off the Boat, and inspiration behind the hit television show of the same name, Eddie Huang made his ALOUD debut with a brash new memoir about love, meaning, and returning to your ancestral homeland. Double Cup Love takes readers on a cultural romp from Williamsburg dive bars to the skies of Mongolia, from Michelin-starred restaurants to street-side soup peddlers in Chengdu. Listen as Fresh Off the Boat star Constance Wu—who plays Eddie’s unforgettable mother—interviews Huang about family, food, and broken hearts.

Co-presented with the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center.

Participant(s) Bio

Eddie Huang is the proprietor of Baohaus, a restaurant in New York City. He’s the author of the bestselling memoir Fresh Off the Boat, host of Huang’s World on ViceTV, and executive producer of the ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat, based on his memoir.

Constance Wu was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. She is best known for her role as Jessica Huang in the ABC comedy series, Fresh Off the Boat, now in its second season. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her pet bunny Lida Rose.