Scientist Leaves Lab to Experiment with Food in the Kitchen

July 18, 2019 09:23 AM

Traditionally, immigrants from many countries arrive in the U.S. and enter the restaurant business in hopes that the next generation will get a higher education. One immigrant from China took a more unconventional course, starting in cancer research, and later finding success as a restaurateur. VOA's Elizabeth Lee has her story from Houston on why she left the lab to work with spicy ingredients.