Growing up in Beijing, Ming Qian loved to help her mom prepare food for the family. Besides the good times, Ming clearly remembers her mom’s ability to transform humble ingredients into memorable meals.
After graduating from Jing Ji Xue Yuan Economy and Business School in Beijing, her professional career led Ming into the hospitality industry. After starting her career in international 5-star business hotels, Ming and two partners opened a restaurant featuring Chinese Noodles and Sichuan Hot Pot. She successfully operated this place for more than three years before continuing her career in the international hospitality industry.
In 2011, Ming started her business in San Antonio. Renowned for creative and innovative food, Ming’s Thing’s guiding principle is: Great Natural Food with No Compromise on Taste and Flavor. Ming’s Thing’s loyal customers appreciate the creative noodle dishes, imaginative stuffed Baos and scratch-made, all-natural charcuterie.
Ming’s Thing’s line of Asian-inspired dressings has become a staple in many San Antonio households.
Every Saturday and Sunday, Ming’s Thing is one of the most beloved food vendors at the Pearl Farmers Market in San Antonio. As a local favorite, Ming’s Thing has a passion for following and providing delicious cuisine for many of our loyal customers.
Ming’s Thing is also known for customized catering for small in-home parties or cocktail receptions for up to 300 people.