The Sporkful

David Chang Wishes He Was Normal

35:43 | Sep 14th

2 recommendations

Anger, depression, and massive success… For David Chang, every restaurant he opens feels like life or death. That mentality is a major reason why he’s one of the biggest figures in the restaurant worl...Show More


mm recommended:Oct 14th

When you're at the top of your game in your field, that's usually when you're at the pit of your workaholism. Honest conversation from David Chang about his relationship with his very strict dad who was never satisfied, how workaholism is an actual addiction, managing bipolar, and so much more.

I thought this episode was:

😢 Moving
💬 A great conversation
💛 Honest
🤔 Thought-provoking

mmOct 14th

@jvaill must listen re: workaholism

aliceko recommended:Oct 13th

A story I could relate to many times over: Asian tiger parents, the need to constantly achieve, the hidden irony of becoming your parents, conditional happiness based on achievements, workaholism, how to recover from workaholism... the list goes on and on. I have never respected David Chang more. Li...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💛 Honest
💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking
👍 Well-produced