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THE MIGRANT KITCHEN: Mister Jiu’s Chinatown

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Melissa Chou, pastry chef of Mister Jiu’s at work in the “Mister Jiu’s Chinat...

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Above: Melissa Chou, pastry chef of Mister Jiu’s at work in the “Mister Jiu’s Chinatown” episode of THE MIGRANT KITCHEN.

In San Francisco's Chinatown, Brandon Jew walks the line between his Chinese heritage and his American upbringing with his restaurant, Mister Jiu's.

With the rapid gentrification of the neighborhood, the face of the country's oldest Chinatown is changing while a younger generation holds on to the traditions and flavors of the past.

Learn more about this historic gem on THE MIGRANT KITCHEN "Mister Jiu's Chinatown."

Mister Jiu's is on Facebook and Instagram.

Photo credit: Courtesy of KCET

Brandon Jew, featured in the “Mister Jiu’s Chinatown” episode of THE MIGRANT KITCHEN.

Photo credit: Courtesy of KCET

Brandon Jew and team at MisterJiu’s in the “Mister Jiu’s Chinatown” episode of THE MIGRANT KITCHEN.

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THE MIGRANT KITCHEN: Mister Jiu's Chinatown

In San Francisco’s Chinatown, Brandon Jew walks the line between his Chinese heritage and his American upbringing with his restaurant, Mister Jiu’s. With the rapid gentrification of the neighborhood, the face of the country’s oldest Chinatown is changing while a younger generation holds on to the traditions and flavors of the past. Aired: 11/28/18

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KCET, Link TV and produced in partnership with acclaimed culinary publication Life & Thyme, dedicated to documenting global food culture.

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