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Jen Lin-Liu

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Jen Lin-Liu is the author of Serve the People: A Stir-Fried Journey Through China and the founder of the cooking school Black Sesame Kitchen in Beijing. She was raised in southern California, graduated from Columbia University, and went to China in 2000 on a Fulbright fellowship. A food critic for Time Out Beijing and the coauthor of Frommer’s Beijing, she has also written for Newsweek, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Saveur, and Food & Wine. ...more

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Serve the People: A Stir-Fr...

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On the Noodle Road: From Be...

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Frommer's Beijing Day by Day

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Frommer's Beijing

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Frommer's Bali & Lombok

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Lombok: Frommer's ShortCuts

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