• Andrew Zimmern Issues Apology for Appropriation Comments

    14 days ago - By Eater

    “It was never my intention to set myself up as the arbiter of quality Chinese or Chinese-American food or culture.” Chef/TV host/restaurateur Andrew Zimmern kicked off a shitstorm last week, following comments he made in a Fast Company interview that suggested his new Minneapolis restaurant Lucky Cricket would serve as a necessary interpreter of Chinese food for Midwesterners. “I think I'm saving the souls of all the people from having to dine at these horseshit restaurants masquerading as Chinese food that are in the Midwest,” Zimmern told Fast Co. 's Mark Wilson, a statement that...
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