Angie Hong is a Vietnamese refugee and former restaurant owner. Angie came to Australia in 1971 under the Colombo Plan (study scholarship) and was in Australia when Saigon fell.

She worked as a Vietnamese interpreter for the Department of Immigration in the early 1990s. In 1993, Angie opened the Thanh Binh Vietnamese restaurant in Cabramatta and through her restaurant witnessed the highs and lows of Cabramatta and its people, from its darkest days as the heroin capital of Australia to its celebration as the food bowl of Sydney’s south-west.