"In Chinese culture, family comes first. That's why we call it Zoe Ma Ma and not Ma Ma Zoe. We embrace the care that my Mom puts into the food here."
"Follow your passion. We spend most of our time working. If you are going to spend 40 hours per week and 52 weeks per year doing something, make it something that is important to you."
"Integrity is reflected in our food."
"I'm not saying I'm an artist. We're not creating something that can hang on a wall, it's something you can smell and feel. It creates joy and that's the best part."
"I always told myself that if I were able to live anywhere it would be Boulder and if I lived in Boulder it would be the West End. I live just a few blocks from here."
What was your plan when you opened?
"I thought... Worst case scenario I would have a place to eat. Fortunately people have come to embrace the care that she puts into the food."