JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION: Irene named to Rising Star Chef of the Year semifinals for the 4th time!

JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION: Irene named to Rising Star Chef of the Year semifinals for the 4th time!

 FORBES: Irene named to 30 Under 30 in the Food & Beverage Category

FORBES: Irene named to 30 Under 30 in the Food & Beverage Category

 BUSTLE: Irene wine a 2017 Upstart Award for innovative young women leaders

BUSTLE: Irene wine a 2017 Upstart Award for innovative young women leaders

 IMPROPER BOSTONIAN: Boston's Best Food Truck 2017

IMPROPER BOSTONIAN: Boston's Best Food Truck 2017

EDIBLE BOSTON: Saucy Siblings

Fall 2016

 EATER: Beyond the Line at Mei Mei, Irene Li’s Boston Restaurant  August 2016

EATER: Beyond the Line at Mei Mei, Irene Li’s Boston Restaurant

August 2016

 BOSTON MAGAZINE  Best of Boston 2016: Best Dumplings / June 2016

BOSTON MAGAZINE

Best of Boston 2016: Best Dumplings / June 2016

 FOOD & WINE: Best Snacks in Boston  June 2016

FOOD & WINE: Best Snacks in Boston

June 2016

 JAMES BEARD AWARDS 2016  The 2016 Restaurant and Chef Award Semi-Finalists: Irene Li of Mei Mei named as Rising Star of the Year semi-finalist  February 17, 2016 / By JBF Editors 

JAMES BEARD AWARDS 2016

The 2016 Restaurant and Chef Award Semi-Finalists: Irene Li of Mei Mei named as Rising Star of the Year semi-finalist

February 17, 2016 / By JBF Editors 

 FRESH MAGAZINE  Make Way for Dumplings / Leah Mennies / Jan-Feb 2016

FRESH MAGAZINE

Make Way for Dumplings / Leah Mennies / Jan-Feb 2016

 BOSTON GLOBE  Well Rounded / Kara Baskin / January 2016   

BOSTON GLOBE

Well Rounded / Kara Baskin / January 2016

 

    BOSTON MAGAZINE  50 Best Restaurants in Boston 2015 / December 2015

 

BOSTON MAGAZINE

50 Best Restaurants in Boston 2015 / December 2015

 THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE  Quick Bite: Awesome bowls in a repurposed Seaport shipping container  November 29, 2015 / By Kara Baskin

THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE

Quick Bite: Awesome bowls in a repurposed Seaport shipping container

November 29, 2015 / By Kara Baskin

 BOSTON MAGAZINE  Best of Boston / DUMPLINGS

BOSTON MAGAZINE

Best of Boston / DUMPLINGS

 re:porter  April 2015

re:porter

April 2015

    STAR CHEFS  2015 StarChefs.com Boston Rising Stars: Irene, Margaret and Andy Li and Max Hull for Concept   

 

STAR CHEFS

2015 StarChefs.com Boston Rising Stars: Irene, Margaret and Andy Li and Max Hull for Concept

 

 BOSTON.COM

BOSTON.COM

 The Double Awesome from Mei Mei featured on Thrillist's Fork Yeah series  Click  HERE  to watch the video...3 million views and counting!

The Double Awesome from Mei Mei featured on Thrillist's Fork Yeah series

Click HERE to watch the video...3 million views and counting!

 ZAGAT: Irene named to the first national 30 Under 30 list!

ZAGAT: Irene named to the first national 30 Under 30 list!

 Plate Magazine: A New Generation of Cooks is Remaking Chinatown  September 2016

Plate Magazine: A New Generation of Cooks is Remaking Chinatown

September 2016

 EATER YOUNG GUNS 2016: Irene Li  June 2016

EATER YOUNG GUNS 2016: Irene Li

June 2016

 EATER Young Guns 2016 Semifinalists  May 2016

EATER Young Guns 2016 Semifinalists

May 2016

FOOD AND WINE MAGAZINE

The New Originals

May 2015 / By Kate Krader

 EATER BOSTON  The 2014 Eater Awards for Boston  November 17, 2014 / By Rachel Leah Blumenthal

EATER BOSTON

The 2014 Eater Awards for Boston

November 17, 2014 / By Rachel Leah Blumenthal

 IMPROPER BOSTONIAN  Night Shift by Alexandra Cavallo  / October 2015

IMPROPER BOSTONIAN

Night Shift by Alexandra Cavallo  / October 2015

    JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION  The 2015 Restaurant and Chef Award Semi-Finalists: Max Hull and Irene Li of Mei Mei named as Rising Star of the Year semi-finalists   February 18, 2015 / By  JBF Editors 

 

JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION

The 2015 Restaurant and Chef Award Semi-Finalists: Max Hull and Irene Li of Mei Mei named as Rising Star of the Year semi-finalists

February 18, 2015 / By JBF Editors 

 STARCHEFS.COM  Chef Max Hull and Owner Irene Li of Mei Mei 

STARCHEFS.COM

Chef Max Hull and Owner Irene Li of Mei Mei 

 ZAGAT  11 Dishes to Eat to Call Yourself a Bostonian  September 15, 2014 / Written by Scott Kearnan

ZAGAT

11 Dishes to Eat to Call Yourself a Bostonian

September 15, 2014 / Written by Scott Kearnan

 PHAIDON Where Chefs Eat  Mei Mei named by Yotam Ottolenghi  Released February 2015

PHAIDON Where Chefs Eat

Mei Mei named by Yotam Ottolenghi

Released February 2015

 ZAGAT 30 UNDER 30 Boston 2014  Jacqueline Dole, Pastry Chef at Mei Mei Street Kitchen

ZAGAT 30 UNDER 30 Boston 2014

Jacqueline Dole, Pastry Chef at Mei Mei Street Kitchen

 BOSTON GLOBE  2014 Boston Restaurant Awards  December 30, 2014 / Written By Devra First

BOSTON GLOBE

2014 Boston Restaurant Awards

December 30, 2014 / Written By Devra First

 BOSTON MAGAZINE  The 50 Best Restaurants of 2014  NOVEMBER 2014

BOSTON MAGAZINE

The 50 Best Restaurants of 2014

NOVEMBER 2014

 BON APPETIT  Where to Eat in Boston in One Big Fat Weekend  JULY 22, 2014 / WRITTEN BY LEAH MENNIES

BON APPETIT

Where to Eat in Boston in One Big Fat Weekend

JULY 22, 2014 / WRITTEN BY LEAH MENNIES

Chef Video from TEDxCambridge / September 12, 2014 Filming and production by BEARWALK

 THE EXAMINER  10 Questions for a Food Entrepreneur: Mei Li of Mei Mei  August 19, 2014 / Written by Rachel Greenberger

THE EXAMINER

10 Questions for a Food Entrepreneur: Mei Li of Mei Mei

August 19, 2014 / Written by Rachel Greenberger

 BOSTON MAGAZINE  Eight Frozen Treats to Help You Cool Off This Summer  By Christopher Hughes    June 18, 2014

BOSTON MAGAZINE

Eight Frozen Treats to Help You Cool Off This Summer

By Christopher Hughes    June 18, 2014

 BOSTON GLOBE  Chefs see themselves in ‘Chef’  By Michael Floreak        MAY 13, 2014

BOSTON GLOBE

Chefs see themselves in ‘Chef’

By Michael Floreak        MAY 13, 2014

FOOD ON WHEELS

A look into the food truck industry in Boston, MA. Directed & Shot By: Mike Irving

TEDxWellesleyCollege / February 22, 2014

Sisters Margaret and Irene Li own and operate the Boston-based food truck and restaurant enterprise collectively known as the Mei Mei Group. Founded with their older brother Andrew, their award-winning truck Mei Mei Street Kitchen merges modern techniques and genre-bending creativity with sustainable practices and tech-savvy communications.

 Meet Young Guns Semi-Finalists Irene Li and Max Hull of Boston's Mei Mei. Friday, May 9, 2014, by Eater Staff

Meet Young Guns Semi-Finalists Irene Li and Max Hull of Boston's Mei Mei. Friday, May 9, 2014, by Eater Staff

 BOSTON MAGAZINE  Five Reasons You Should Be Eating at Mei Mei 

BOSTON MAGAZINE

Five Reasons You Should Be Eating at Mei Mei 

 Lunch, Anyone?  Mei Mei Food truck expands to a restaurant, just steps from campus  05.01.2014  By Sascha Garrey 

Lunch, Anyone?

Mei Mei Food truck expands to a restaurant, just steps from campus

05.01.2014

By Sascha Garrey 

 Field of Greens: Four Standout Salads Served Around Boston  By Leah MenniesApril 2014

Field of Greens: Four Standout Salads Served Around Boston

By Leah MenniesApril 2014

 For Creative Biang Biang Noodles in Boston, Head to Mei Mei  By Liz Bomze  April 17, 2014

For Creative Biang Biang Noodles in Boston, Head to Mei Mei

By Liz Bomze

April 17, 2014

 Pink, husky, juicy pork chops big enough for two  By Kara Baskin   FEBRUARY 25, 2014

Pink, husky, juicy pork chops big enough for two

By Kara Baskin

 FEBRUARY 25, 2014

 What to Eat at Fenway Park, Home of the Boston Red Sox  Monday, March 31, 2014  by Eater Staff

What to Eat at Fenway Park, Home of the Boston Red Sox

Monday, March 31, 2014

by Eater Staff

 Dining in 50 States: Top Restaurants Worth Traveling For  Feb 24, 2014

Dining in 50 States: Top Restaurants Worth Traveling For

Feb 24, 2014

  BOSTON GLOBE    Mei Mei crew inventively spins off its truck menu   By Devra First                                                JANUARY 28, 2014 

BOSTON GLOBE

Mei Mei crew inventively spins off its truck menu

By Devra First                                                JANUARY 28, 2014 

 Boston Globe  BEST OF THE NEW: Food  53 restaurants, taverns, and treats.  JANUARY 17, 2014

Boston Globe

BEST OF THE NEW: Food

53 restaurants, taverns, and treats.  JANUARY 17, 2014

 Boston Globe  From area restaurants, 13 dishes to be thankful for in 2013  By Devra First    NOVEMBER 26, 2013

Boston Globe

From area restaurants, 13 dishes to be thankful for in 2013

By Devra First    NOVEMBER 26, 2013

 ZAGAT  Boston's Biggest Openings of 2013  By Scott Kearnan                                                      December 17, 2013

ZAGAT

Boston's Biggest Openings of 2013

By Scott Kearnan                                                      December 17, 2013

 THE GUARDIAN   Streets ahead: Yotam Ottolenghi's pulled pork recipe, plus spice-rubbed rabbit with seared radicchio    Move over, fancy restaurants. These days, it's street food that's leading the the way   Yotam Ottolenghi                                   Friday 15 November 2013   

THE GUARDIAN

Streets ahead: Yotam Ottolenghi's pulled pork recipe, plus spice-rubbed rabbit with seared radicchio

Move over, fancy restaurants. These days, it's street food that's leading the the way

Yotam Ottolenghi                                   Friday 15 November 2013

 

 BOSTINNO  BOSTINNO  10 Restaurants that are All the Rage in Boston Right Now  By Marian White, 11/15/13

BOSTINNO

BOSTINNO

10 Restaurants that are All the Rage in Boston Right Now

By Marian White, 11/15/13

 TASTING TABLE City Guide: Boston

TASTING TABLE City Guide: Boston

   Where to Eat. Right Now.     A comprehensive, taxonomic, easy-reference field guide to dining out in Greater Boston, featuring: six full-color plates, 11 spruced-up street snacks, one headless annotated lamb, and 50 forward-leaning, rigorously vetted, utterly on-the-pulse restaurants worth a top spot on your feeding schedule.    Boston Magazine     |     November 2013

Where to Eat. Right Now.

A comprehensive, taxonomic, easy-reference field guide to dining out in Greater Boston, featuring: six full-color plates, 11 spruced-up street snacks, one headless annotated lamb, and 50 forward-leaning, rigorously vetted, utterly on-the-pulse restaurants worth a top spot on your feeding schedule.

Boston Magazine | November 2013

 URBAN DADDY, October 30, 2013    Mei Day: The Mei Mei Street Kitchen Truck Goes Indoors

URBAN DADDY, October 30, 2013

Mei Day: The Mei Mei Street Kitchen Truck Goes Indoors

 Boston Magazine | November 2013  The Vegetable Superstar (Vegetabilis stellae)

Boston Magazine | November 2013

The Vegetable Superstar (Vegetabilis stellae)

 BON APPETIT   Where to Eat (and Drink and Sleep) in Boston  OCTOBER 15, 2013 / WRITTEN BY LEAH MENNIES

BON APPETIT 

Where to Eat (and Drink and Sleep) in Boston

OCTOBER 15, 2013 / WRITTEN BY LEAH MENNIES

  IMPROPER BOSTONIAN    Mei, Oh Mei: Truck Fave Goes Brick-and-Mortar   Matt Martinelli

IMPROPER BOSTONIAN

Mei, Oh Mei: Truck Fave Goes Brick-and-Mortar

Matt Martinelli

  BOSTON GLOBE    Kickstarter is a godsend for food entrepreneurs   By Kara Baskin              OCTOBER 08, 2013

BOSTON GLOBE

Kickstarter is a godsend for food entrepreneurs

By Kara Baskin              OCTOBER 08, 2013

  Boston vs. St. Louis: A Food Lover’s World Series   October 23, 2013

Boston vs. St. Louis: A Food Lover’s World Series

October 23, 2013

 WGBH NEIGHBORHOOD KITCHENS  A Visit With Mei Mei Street Kitchen

WGBH NEIGHBORHOOD KITCHENS

A Visit With Mei Mei Street Kitchen

  Mei Mei sets up ‘home base’ restaurant in South Campus   Written by Brooke Jackson-Glidden         Sep 15, 2013

Mei Mei sets up ‘home base’ restaurant in South Campus

Written by Brooke Jackson-Glidden         Sep 15, 2013

 Boston's Best 2013 - Best Food Truck

Boston's Best 2013 - Best Food Truck

Mei Mei Street Kitchen: An Inside Look at One Of Boston's Best Food Trucks!  By Visit Massachusetts

 METRO BOSTON  Cray Cray for Mei Mei: Boston food truck to open green eatery  By Morgan Rousseau                    June 24, 2013

METRO BOSTON

Cray Cray for Mei Mei: Boston food truck to open green eatery

By Morgan Rousseau                    June 24, 2013

 BOSTON GLOBE   Local food trucks offer creativity and personality   By Devra First               |    JUNE 25, 2013

BOSTON GLOBE

Local food trucks offer creativity and personality

By Devra First               |    JUNE 25, 2013

 Boston, MA: We Eat Everything from Mei Mei Street Kitchen Food Truck  Liz Bomze                                        July 25, 2013

Boston, MA: We Eat Everything from Mei Mei Street Kitchen Food Truck

Liz Bomze                                        July 25, 2013

 BOSTON MAGAZINE  A Greenhouse Grows in Dudley: Visiting The Food Project with Mei Mei Street Kitchen  By Cassandra Landry | Chowder | June 19, 2013 3:24 pm

BOSTON MAGAZINE

A Greenhouse Grows in Dudley: Visiting The Food Project with Mei Mei Street Kitchen

By Cassandra Landry | Chowder | June 19, 2013 3:24 pm

 BOSTON GLOBE MAGAZINE: THE FOOD ISSUE  Rolling with the Mei Mei Street Kitchen  Find out what it takes to operate one mobile eatery serving contemporary Chinese-American cuisine.  By Rachel Travers    APRIL 07, 2013

BOSTON GLOBE MAGAZINE: THE FOOD ISSUE

Rolling with the Mei Mei Street Kitchen

Find out what it takes to operate one mobile eatery serving contemporary Chinese-American cuisine.

By Rachel Travers    APRIL 07, 2013