If you find your shumai in Houston, Texas especially authentic, you have Hoi Fung to thank. He is the first chef who brought authentic Cantonese cuisine to the city in 1982 after moving from Hong Kong. Now, his own daughter is carrying on the family’s legacy of cooks, with her own spin on Chinese food.

Shop address: 7320 Southwest Fwy APT 115, Houston, TX 77074, United States

This is the fourth episode of our latest “Mean Street Gourmet” series about mom-and-pop stores across the Chinese diaspora. In the next episode, Up next, we take you to Paris to meet a xiaolongbao maker who was inspired by her French and Chinese roots.

00:00 Houston’s first Cantonese restaurant
00:36 How it started
01:06 Father and daughter
01:30 Daughter’s specialty
02:21 Why carry on the legacy

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Producer: Dolly Li
Script: Lyn Yang
Videographer: Joy Jihyun Jeong
Editor: Cliff Man
Mastering: Victor Peña

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