Frank Shyong

Frank Shyong is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times writing about diversity and diaspora in Los Angeles. He grew up south of Nashville, Tenn., and moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to study economics at UCLA. He joined The Times in 2012 and previously reported on the San Gabriel Valley, Chinese immigration to the Southland and the Asian American community.
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Finding Chinese food, and home, in Nashville, Tennessee

I grew up in an affectionate, but uncommunicative Chinese household. But food opened the door to my parents’ memories in ways that words never did.

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'Crazy Rich Asians' didn't tell all of our stories, but Asian Americans found a way to relate

Few Asian Americans are crazy rich. But we're all starved for representation.