Journalists/Food Writers


Ann Hui    instagram, EN

Ann Hui is a food journalist for the Globe and Mail journalist. She is also the author of book Chop Suey Nation: The Legion Cafe and Other Stories from Canada’s Chinese Restaurants.Chop Suey Nation: The Legion Cafe and Other Stories from Canada's Chinese Restaurants: Hui, Ann: 9781771622226: Books


Fuchsia Dunlop    blog, EN

Fuchsia Dunlop is a cook and food-writer specialising in Chinese cuisine. She is the author of the award-winning Land of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China (a collection of recipes from the Jiangnan or Lower Yangtze Region in eastern China), Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking; Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China, an account of her adventures in exploring Chinese food culture; and two other critically-acclaimed Chinese cookery books, Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook, and Sichuan Cookery (published in the US as Land of Plenty).Land of Fish and Rice | Pen & Fork


Clarissa Wei    youtube, website, EN

Clarissa produced different series of videos on Chinese food. She has traveled extensively to different regions of China to showcase the diversity of different regional Chinese foods.



Cynthia Graber & Nicola Twilley – Gastropod    podcast, EN

In Gastropod, a podcast, hosted by Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley, looks at food through science and history. Linked here are two episodes that talks about Chinese food history (“The United States of Chinese food” & The bitter truth).



Francis Lam – The Splendid Table    podcast, EN

The Splendid Table is a podcast hosted by award-winning food writer Francis Lam. It hosts conversations about cooking, sustainability, and food culture. Linked here is an episode on Chinese American Food.

Golden Fried Rice With Salmon and Furikake. Photo: Laura Murray.


Feast Meets West    podcast, blog, EN

Feast Meets West is a podcast that celebrates Asian culture through food. They share history of iconic dishes in the world of Asian food.



Cathy Erway – Eat Your Words    podcast, EN

Eat Your Words is a podcast under the Heritage Radio Network from Cathy Erway, whom started the blog not Eating Out In New York. Cathy invites guests whom are cookbook authors or food writers to talk about food and the food industry.

Xi'an Famous Foods
Photo Courtesy of Abrams Books.


Jun – Take a Bao    podcast, EN

Jun, the host of Take a Bao, is a food writer and recipe developer. Based on extensive research and professional production, the podcast focuses on Asian food in general.



Janice Leung Hayes – e_ting    newsletter, website, EN

Janice Leung Hayes is a Chinese Australian food journalist based in Hong Kong. She writes about the food scene in Hong Kong and explores the Chinese food identity and history in her newsletter.


Hetty McKinnon    instagram, EN

Hetty McKinnon is a recipe developer and cookbook author. Her recipes are mostly Asian food with many being Chinese food.


David R. Chan    blog, instagram, twitter, EN

David R. Chan is a Chinese restaurant expert in America. Eaten at over 7000 Chinese restaurants in America, he developed probably one of the most comprehensive database of Chinese restaurants in America, especially in Los Angeles, where he is based. He publishes writings often on his blog about Chinese restaurants and Chinese food.