Anita Lo

Anita Lo

New York City

About Anita Lo

Anita Lo is a chef. She was the co-founder of Annisa, Rickshaw, and Bar Q. After completing culinary school in Paris, she returned to New York where she worked at several restaurants including Chanterelle, Can, a French-Vietnamese restaurant, and Maxim's. She then moved to Mirezi restaurant, where she earned headlines and rave reviews from restaurant critics, including Ruth Reichl from the New York Times. She has appeared on various television shows including Top Chef Masters.

My Venues


  • Best New Chefs
    Food & Wine
  • One Star
    Michelin Guide
  • Nominee for Best Chef: New York City
    James Beard Foundation
  • Three Stars
    New York Times Magazine's Pete Wells
  • Finalist
    Top Chef Masters
  • Best New Restaurant Chef
    The Village Voice

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

To President @barackobama and
"To President @barackobama and First Lady @michelleobama44: Thank you for your incredible service to our country. It was the biggest honor of my career to cook for you. Your compassion and grace will surely be missed. #fourmoreyears"
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Delicious vegan ramen?!
"Delicious vegan ramen?! @chefsawyer has convinced us that anything is possible! #pbfwf"
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Good times Chillin' n'
"Good times Chillin' n' Grillin' @pbfoodwinefest! Grilled Tuna Belly with Uni, Apple, and Shiso. #pbfwf"
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In Miami Beach, supporting
"In Miami Beach, supporting @common__threads. Serving a Summer Corn Salad with Smoked Trout Roe, Avocado, and Opal Basil."
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