Andrew Talks to Chefs

Episode 190: Ji Hye Kim (Miss Kim; Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Episode Summary

Ji Hye Kim shares the story behind her restaurant Miss Kim in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Episode Notes

Ji Hye Kim spent her childhood in Seoul, Korea, and her teenage years in New Jersey, before discovering a love for restaurants during college jobs in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she's now chef of, and a partner in, Miss Kim. On this episode of the pod, Ji Hye shares the story of how she decided on a life in the kitchen, why she spent a few years working the deli counter at the legendary Zingerman's, and the relationships she enjoys with local farms and how their produce impacts her takes on traditional Korean dishes.

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photo of Ji Hye Kim ©EEBerger.