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'That's So Minnesota' Podcast Episode 1: Minnesota's Diverse Food Scene

"As a kid I was trying to run from who I am, but as you get older, you actually run back to who you are."

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Minnesota has so many chefs from so many cultures. Not just good chefs, but great and world renown ones. So, how did the Twin Cities get to be a hub of culinary magnificence? 

Host Ellery McCardle gets insight from Hmong chef Yia Vang. He's making a name for himself in the culinary world, on the heels of his new restaurant Vinai. Yang talks about his tumultuous past with his culture, born in a refugee camp in Thailand, moving to Minnesota and eventually embracing his Hmong culture.

Credit: The Restaurant Project

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Minnesota has so many chefs from so many cultures. Not just good chefs, but great and world renowned ones. So how did the Twin Cities get to be a hub of culinary magnificence? Host Ellery McCardle gets insight from Hmong chef Yia Vang. He's making a name f...

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