Wei Pantry

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Los Angeles-based food company specializing in Vietnamese and Asian-inspired home-cooking products. 

Fresh corn and fried shallot salad

DSC_0099 We had a Wei Kitchen retreat on the Olympic Peninsula this past weekend filled with brainstorming, tide pool browsing breaks, and, most importantly, test kitchen recipes with a wonderful group of friends. The best recipe of the weekend was the fried shallot and fresh corn salad, envisioned and executed by our imaginative friend Helen.  The Shallot Fries really shined with the sweet corn, cilantro, and lime combo.  Happy summertime salad!


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Tasting Survey Results

DSC_0019Thanks to all the great family, friends, and friends of friends who came out to our first tasting at our gracious host Aditi's house warming. Over 70 people came to sample food highlighting shallot oil and fried shallots, vote on label designs, and test our new vinaigrette recipes. Thanks so much to everyone who voted - your opinion counts as we develop our look and brand! DSC_0015

Now, for results.  What happens when a Berkeley and MIT grad begins a food start-up? The short answer is: graphs. The slightly longer but still truncated answer is below.


The Final Counts!


The Winner:




Label design

Thanks again to everyone who came out to the tasting!  If you are interested in attending the next one please email debbie@weikitchen.com.


PS. While this analysis only reflects the top picks (people numbered their top three pics in the survey), we found that considering all three choices, weighted by order, brought the same results.

Wei Kitchen Tasting/Soft Launch

Come join Wei Kitchen for an informal tasting/soft launch in Montlake on August 3!  Some things to expect include:

- Delicious drinks and snacks highlighting Wei Kitchen products -


- Label and logo design concepts for your enlightened feedback -

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- Sampling of new products Wei Kitchen is considering for wholesale -


 - Wei Kitchen Shallot Oil available for purchase for the first time (major credit cards accepted) -

White and Clear Large Logo

Want to join the tasting?  Email debbie@weikitchen.com for details.