WOWO Podcast S1E4: Irene Li of Mei Mei

Rani joins Irene Li at her Boston restaurant, Mei Mei. Irene and her siblings launched Mei Mei Street Kitchen food truck in 2013 and turned the concept into a restaurant a few years later with the help of a successful kickstarter campaign. With no formal restaurant training, Irene was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Food & Beverage Category and recognized by the James Beard Foundation. In this episode, they discuss her Chinese-American roots, the challenges and benefits of a family business, and redefining success in the restaurant industry.