YOUNG CULINARY CREATIVES
Cooking up cultural traditions with the Forbes 30 Under 30, in 30 words or less.
Cofounder, Mimi Cheng Dumplings | 30
First-generation American runs two Manhattan eateries with her sister, Hannah. The fast-casual restaurants are named for Cheng’s Taiwanese mother; their handmade dumplings are from the matriarch’s recipe.
Cofounder, Mei Mei Restaurant & Street Kitchen | 28
The Cornell grad—a threetime James Beard Rising Star Chef semifinalist—and her two siblings run a Chinesefood truck and restaurant in Boston with $1 million-plus in annual sales.