Chefs and Restaurants

Evelyn Garcia and Henry Lu Create Their Vision of New Asian American Cuisine

Bao Ong

Nearly every part of Evelyn Garcia and Henry Lu’s Houston restaurant is a collaboration between the two chefs and friends: ceramic plates, whimsical art work, house-branded condiments, and, of course, a menu that’s garnering accolades locally and nationally.

At Jūn, Garcia and Lu serve food they like to describe as “new Asian American.” Their menu spotlights an appreciation for Asian cuisine, particularly a love for Southeast Asian...