Star of Public Television's cooking show Simply Ming
Kids: David, 9, and Henry, 7
On Chinese Food: "My parents were born in China, and I spent a lot of my childhood summers in Taiwan. Most kids eat noodle dishes for lunch. My boys enjoy this chow mein -- even the veggies. I guess it appeals to their sweet tooth; vegetables stir-fried in onions and garlic taste sweeter than steamed or raw ones."