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Sweet Republic's Helen Yung on Phoenix's Best Chinese Restaurants, the Perfect Ice Cream and How 9/11 Changed Her Life

This is part two of my interview with Helen Yung, co-owner and ice cream designer/maker at Sweet Republic. If you missed part one, where Yung talks about growing up in Hong Kong, investment banking, and the dish she thinks is overrated, read it here.

See also: -- Chou's Kitchen in Chandler Makes Travel + Leisure's List of Best Chinese Restaurant's in the U.S. -- Chou's Kitchen: An Adventure to Northeastern China

You had a high-powered career. Did you have a Tiger Mother?: No, I had a Tiger Dad who taught math at HK University and a career-driven mother who traveled a lot when I was young, including attending Thunderbird here in Phoenix.

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Nikki Buchanan