Taste of Asia more than a restaurant, it's the owner's passion
April 20, 2022
When Michelle Lopez opened Taste of Asia nearly seven years ago, it was after her boyfriend had become her ex-boyfriend.
She had come to Wrangell to be with him from Juneau, where her parents had moved from the Philippines 30 years ago. She stayed in Wrangell to make a life for herself and her kids.
When she came here, there were no places that served rice, she said. "I was so hungry. I thought maybe I should look for a place to put a little business."
The owner of the Front Street building Taste of Asia now operates out of had the ice cream shop downstairs. Lopez got a job scooping ice cr...