Laura Tran


One sentence to describe yourself: born in new york city and brought up in times square by vietnamese immigrants

What will you be presenting on? trials and tribulations of the restaurant industry

Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: just add more salt or acid for balance

If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: bún bò huế

Favorite food: noodles

Recommended reading:  the boat by nam le, this is how you lose her by junot diaz, the sympathizer by viet thanh nguyen, 101 easy asian recipes by lucky peach, and power vegetables by lucky peach

Best meals: all of the tartares

Food you’d like to try: all of them, more than once!