“Meals is a love language between numerous dad and mom and their kids,” Michelle Zauner tells host Evan Kleiman. In her new memoir, Zauner recounts the solace she took in studying to prepare dinner Korean dishes after her mom’s most cancers analysis. Lyn Nguyen describes the unlikely pairing between her chef mom and the girl who took her in as a refugee from Vietnam. Chef Brandon Jew shares his prodigal son story of returning to San Francisco’s Chinatown. Sheldon Simeon talks about how completely different cultures make do with what’s readily available to return collectively as Hawaiian delicacies. Chase Valencia brings Filipino rotisserie to Lasita for this week’s “Within the Weeds.” Lastly, squash blossoms have returned to the farmer’s market.