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Top Chef Winner Mei Lin is Experiencing a Serious Paczki Craving

Someone find chef Mei Lin some paczki, stat!

Chef James Rigato and chef Mei Lin.
Chef James Rigato and chef Mei Lin.
Jacob Lewkow Photography
Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

Anyone who grew up in Detroit and then moved away for any length of time knows that Paczki Day isn't quite the same in other cities. Such is the struggle of Top Chef winner Mei Lin. The Dearborn native come Los Angeles resident begged friend and fellow Season 12 alum James Rigato for some paczki.

If only Uber Michigan delivered to Los Angeles.

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