Stephanie Yuen was born in Hong Kong and has lived in Vancouver for more than thirty years. She speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and English and worked as a journalist for Sing Tao, the Vancouver Chinese newspaper, before developing a career as a freelance food journalist. She now writes for Edible BC, EAT, Vancouver Magazine and has her own blog about Asian food: beyondchopsticks.com. Stephanie co-founded the Vancouver Chinese Restaurant Awards.
For Vancouver's Asian culinary scene: "Vancouver is to Asian food what New York is to European: A place where a cuisine is often as good, and sometimes better, than in its country of origin."-- Mark Bittman, "New York Times""Vancouver is home to the best Chinese food in the world. Period."-- Mark Shatzker "Conde Nast Traveler"