88 recipes, 8 compelling stories, and one man’s dream.
Just in time for the Lunar New Year celebrations, The Double Happiness Cookbook, is a lively celebration of Asian cuisine! It’s a riveting exploration of Trevor Lui’s tireless culinary journey that began in the kitchen of a family restaurant with sweet and sour chicken balls and chow mein and eventually drew inspiration from the streets of LA, New York, Toronto, and Taiwan. Featuring feel-good, Asian-inspired recipes with big-city attitude—think BBQ pork on rice, bulgogi beef tostadas, sweet chili cauliflower wings, and ramen with L.A. Kalbi—this heartening cookbook is an authentic celebration of heritage, community, street culture, and food philosophy. This is the perfect cookbook for your audience looking for feel good recipes accompanied by a compelling and inspiring story. Trevor has even built the perfect Spotify playlist to match the songs listed throughout the book!
About Trevor Lui: Trevor has made a life and career surrounded by the sights and sounds of food. For the past twenty years, he has produced thousands of event experiences and has co-created and developed some of Toronto’s foremost food brands, including Kanpai Snack Bar, Yatai Japanese Street Food, Shook Noodle, La Brea Food, Joybird Fried Chicken, and Makan Noodle Bar. His culinary agency Highbell Group organizes uniquely immersive culinary events that push the boundaries of innovation. Trevor is also the co-founder of the agency Quell which highlights the leadership and talents of notable BIPOC leaders in hospitality. He is a frequent consultant, speaker, and editorial contributor to media outlets such as CityLine and business forums. He also directs and hosts a video series called “Soulful Food Stories.”
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