Chef David Chang Opens Up About Bipolar I Disorder in New Memoir: ‘It Has Shaped Me In So Many Ways’

In his upcoming memoir Eat a Peach, David Chang reveals that he has bipolar disorder.

High school was when he first noticed signs of bipolar disorder. “I remember feeling sad all the time, that I didn’t belong or fit in,” he says. “I had debilitating anxiety.”

The disease, which he writes about for the first time in a raw new memoir, Eat a Peach, excerpted in this week’s PEOPLE, “has shaped me in so many ways,” he says. “Bipolar has given me the very best of myself as a chef and the very worst of me as a chef.

Read more via People Magazine

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