Chef Sze Says His Restaurants Draw on Taiwanese History to Inspire Future Generations

Chef Eric Sze On How He's Reinterpreting Taiwanese Food Heritage In New York City at His Restaurants Wenwen & 886, As Well as What Influenced the Design Details

Neon signs casting soft pink light on crowded city streets at night. Seventies Taiwanese karaoke. Cinematic lighting. All things that inspired Chef Eric Sze’s contemporary Taiwanese restaurants Wenwen and 886. And adding those influences to his spots is all part of Chef Sze’s goal to use his restaurants to inspire the next generation of Taiwanese-American restaurateurs with symbols of their shared past. To see what he’s talking about, catch the clip above, where Sze walks us through his restaurants and drives an all-new Lexus LX F SPORT Handling around NYC.

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