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Chinese-American Falls in Love with True Chinese Cuisine

Americans love Chinese food. But one American moved to China and fell so much in love with the art of Chinese food and culture that she went on to cooking school, and eventually opened her own cookin

Chinese-American Falls in Love with True Chinese Cuisine

Tom Fudge : Jen Lin-Liu grew up in San Diego and she's now living in Beijing, operating a cooking school and working as a food writer. Jen graduated with a journalism degree from Columbia University not knowing where her reporting talents would take her.


But then she went to China, her parents' native land, where she fell in love with the cuisine. She's written a book that examines her own life and the world of Chinese food. Today she's back in her home town to talk about it.

You can hear Jen Lin-Liu speak on Thursday, September 11, 2008,  7:30 p.m. at Warwick's bookstore in La Jolla.


  • Jen Lin-Liu , freelance journalist who grew up in San Diego and is now a food writer living in Beijing. Her new book is: "Serve the People: A Stir-fried Journey Through China."
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