Shirley Fong-Torres


Shirley Fong-Torres

Shirley Fong-Torres is a chef, tour operator, and popular travel and food writer based in San Francisco, California.

Fong-Torres, the sister of Ben Fong-Torres is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. Early in her career she worked at Levi Strauss and taught middle school. She later founded Wok Wiz Chinatown Tours, which offers cultural and culinary themed tours to locals and tourists. [cite news|date=April 23, 2003|title=SARS scare hurts business in Chinatowns|author=Jim Hopkins|publisher=USA Today|accessdate=2008-01-28|url=http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2003-04-24-chinatown-usat_x.htm] One of her popular tours is "I can't believe I ate my way through Chinatown." Fong-Torres' food-obsessed travels with her bi-polar bear Wroburlto are consolidated at Postcardsforyou.com.

External links

* [http://www.wokwiz.com wokwiz.com] - official site
* [http://www.postcardsforyou.com/shirleyfongindex.html postcardsforyou.com]
* [http://www.roadandtravel.com/celebrities/wokwiz.htm "The Pied Piper of Chinatown"]

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