Eddie Huang Quotes

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Eddie Huang Quotes

Take the things from America that speak to you, that excite you, that inspire you, and be the Americans we all want to know; then cook it up and sell it back to them for $28.99. Cue Funk Flex to drop bombs on this. All my peoples from the boat, let em know: WEOUTCHEA.
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We play into the definitions and stereotypes others impose on us and accept the model-minority myth, thinking it's positive, but it's a trap just like any stereotype. They put a piece of model-minority cheese between the metal jaws of their mousetrap, but we're lactose intolerant anyway! We can't even eat the cheese.

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Xiang wei is the character a good dish has when it's robust, flavorful, and balanced but still maintains a certain light quality. That flavor comes, lingers on your tongue, stays long enough to make you crave it, but just when you think you have it figured out, it's gone. Timing is everything. Soup dumplings, sitcoms, one-night stands-good ones leave you wanting more.

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The rest of the family hated Orlando. It was full of ass-backward transplants, bad food, and doo-doo basketball players. It was everything that sucked about the South with none of the benefits. People drove ride-on lawn mowers through their neighborhoods wearing Home Depot hats, but you couldn't find any decent barbecue within five counties. No Southern hospitality, just hot asphalt and suburban phoniness. All the ignorance, none of the sense.

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I remember not having money, I remember having money, and neither had a bearing on who I was as a person. It affected how others saw me, but not how I saw myself.

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I don't think people realize how fucking weird Christianity is if you're not raised around it. But, hey, it got me off time-out. And, who knows, maybe a billion white people can't be wrong and it's all really true.

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Carpetbaggers with no culture or moral compass, enabled and empowered with new money.

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Word  ...  I like this hip-hop! You got more of it?" "Yeah, Doggystyle comes out soon and I'll send it to you." When I got Doggystyle, my dad took it away. "What is this stuff? These dogs are having sex on the back! Who is this Doggy Dog?

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I gave up trying to find friends at college and befriended dead people between the margins.

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If my mom was made, you'd hear wild and crazy Chinese. If it was my dad, he got his white man voice on.

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I like a walking culture; I need to be in a city where you can walk everywhere.

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I wasn't meant to be an attorney, but I was meant to go to law school.

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I've never said I was a chef - I think I make great food. I will never open a restaurant to do, like, tasting courses.

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I have more to say as a writer than from behind a wok.

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I saw an opportunity to use a restaurant to identify a lot of my issues and concerns with being an immigrant in America, and Asian in America, and a young person in America.

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Black culture has been a huge influence in my life.

— Eddie Huang

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