Thankfully, I don’t have much heartbreak to report.
Jen Lin-Liu, author of Serve the People: A Stir-Fried Journey Through China, talks to Nathalie Handal at Words Without Borders about life in a changing Beijing. Jen’s newest book, published this July, is On the Noodle Road: From Beijing to Rome, with Love and Pasta.
Read more of Jen’s interview at China Digital Times.
And if you’re in Beijing, you can learn to cook Chinese food at Jen’s Black Sesame Kitchen, nestled in a traditional courtyard.