This special content series is made possible by The HISTORY Channel®. Watch the incredible stories behind iconic brands, entrepreneurs, and rivalries that drove groundbreaking innovation. Don’t miss the Memorial Day premieres of the documentary series, The Food That Built America at 8/7c followed by The Titans That Built America at 9/8c.
Wing On Wo opened its doors in 1890. It nearly closed them for good a few years ago. That’s when the founder’s great-great-granddaughter, Mei Lum, started thinking about her family’s legacy — and how much its survival depended upon her.