Interview - Robin Wong

Robin Wong is one of the three ‘Blood Brothers’ of the famous Blood Bros. BBQ, located at 5425 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire. The restaurant was established in 2013 and opens from Tuesday to Sunday only, from 11 am until when food runs out (or 3 pm). The Asian fusion BBQ introduces innovative menu items that focus on stronger and more exotic tastes in addition to the already flavorful Texan traditional barbeque. It ranges from brisket fried rice to Thai green curry boudin to pork belly burnt end banh-mi sandwich. The menu is a cultural and culinary scene of “East meets West”. Robin manages the kitchen, marketing, and PR; Robin’s brother Terry, who manages the front of the restaurant, was also interviewed by HAAA separately on March 7th. Their non-blood related ‘brother’, Quy Hoang, who is Vietnamese-Chinese, is the pitmaster of the BBQ. Their culturally diverse and fresh restaurant has gained publicity from the New York Times, Houston Chronicle, Bon Appetit, and Smithsonian Magazine, among others.

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