The 10 Essentials: Eddie Huang

If you’ve followed the world of food this past year, you’ll recognize Eddie Huang as the next big celebrity chef. The former lawyer turned Baohaus founder becomes a memoirist this month with Fresh Off the Boat, his story of growing up Asian-American. As sharp as Anthony Bourdain (a man he’s often compared to), as marketable on TV as Guy Fieri (a man he’d rather not be), he’s fresher than both, with a backwards-cap swagger and no doubt of what’s dope and what’s dumb. After shooting him a direct message on Twitter, Eddie got on the phone with us to talk about the ten things that are Huang-approved.