Pink Bellies owner Thai Phi serves up authentic Vietnamese dishes from his kitchen in Workshop. Photograph by Taylor Drake
November 1, 2017
15 Minutes with Thai Phi
From slinging bánh mìs from a food-truck window to serving up Vietnamese dishes in Workshop, the Pink Bellies owner talks to us about staying true to his roots
Written by Hailey Middlebrook
CM: What got you interested in cooking?
CM: Did you miss that moving here?
CM: Is that why you decided to serve it up yourself?
CM: This year, you moved into Workshop. How do you like your new digs?
CM: What’s your take on Charleston’s Asian food scene today?
CM: So you’re saying that you’d like to see more authenticity?
CM: What are some telltale ingredients you look for at a genuine place?
CM: What’s on the menu at home?
CM: Any Thanksgiving traditions?
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