Eddie Huang is a writer, chef, entrepreneur and TV personality based in New York. He is best known as the chef and owner of Baohaus, a New York City restaurant which has received critical acclaim and coverage from The New York Times, the New York Post, CNN, NBC, CBS, the Village Voice, Town & Country, XXL, The Source, Complex, Entrepreneur,Wall St. Journal and many more media outlets. Eddie won an impressive “$25 and Under” review from The New York Times, “Best Bun 2010” fromNew York Magazine, “Best Fries” from Timeout magazine 2010 and “Top 10 Eats” from the Village Voice. Additionally, Eddie made the “Chow 13” in 2011 for his use of social media. While other chefs have stayed in the kitchen, Eddie is as prolific outside as he is inside the kitchen.
Starting with his blog, Fresh Off the Boat, for which he won the Village Voice “Best Internet Personality” in 2010, Eddie created his own lane as an outspoken cultural commentator. He has a raw, uncut wit that bridges food with hip-hop, immigration, comedy, politics and downtown New York. He published the book Fresh Off the Boat, a memoir about his life, through Spiegel and Grau, a division of Random House. Eddie also writes a column with Complex magazine titled Blunted in the Walk-In and is a frequent contributor to Eater.com, covering Top Chef Masters and Iron Chef Super Chefs.
Eddie travels seamlessly between worlds with an uncanny ability to find stories and champion the issues that need to be heard, with a perspective that guarantees to surprise, entertain and inspire.