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by Shirley Fong-Torres

Category: United States
Subcategory: Traveling
Author: Shirley Fong-Torres
ISBN: 0835124363
ISBN13: 978-0835124362
Language: English
Publisher: Pacific View Pr; English Language edition (June 1, 1991)
Pages: 211
Fb2 eBook: 1434 kb
ePub eBook: 1551 kb
Digital formats: docx mbr lrf lit

Fong-Torres, Shirley, 1946-. San Francisco : China Books & Periodicals.

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Shirley Fong-Torres (November 16, 1946 – June 18, 2011) was a chef, tour operator, and popular travel and food writer based in San Francisco, California. On November 16, 1946, Fong-Torres was born. Fong-Torres' father was Ricardo Torres. His family later adopted the hyphenated surname, Fong-Torres.

San Francisco Chinatown : A Walking Tour. by Shirley Fong-Torres. I am often asked to do walking tours of the Chinatown area in San Francisco and this guide is the one I refer to. It is also useful in understanding other Chinatowns in North America. It's laid out and written very well. I hope she does an updated version in 2002 or 2003.

Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle. I thought I knew San Francisco Chinatown, that is, until I met Shirley. Martin Yan, YAN CAN COOK. Shirley Fong-Torres has a contagious love of life, people, place and food I am rapt by her stories, energized by her passion and touched by her spirit.

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Chinatown Alleyway Tours. The late cookbook author and Chinatown booster Shirley Fong-Torres founded Wok Wiz, and her team continues to lead these walks. Conversation topics include folklore and, of course, food. To learn about the modern Chinatown community, join up with one of these young guides. Tour leaders, who all grew up here, discuss Chinatown's history and current social issues. The version called "I Can't Believe I Ate My Way Through Chinatown!" includes breakfast and lunch.

Shirley Fong-Torres, the sister of Ben Fong-Torres, was 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 (1987), which still offers cultural and culinary themed tours to locals and tourists. She developed the very popular specialty tour "I Can't Believe I Ate My Way Through Chinatown. Wok Wiz Chinatown Tours continues today, with Shirley's team of talented tour leaders and her daughter, Tina Dong Pavao carrying on her legacy.

San Francisco Chinatown: A Walking Tour with ShirleyFong-Torres. Fong-Torres’s endless energy comes through in thisdetailed tour of the neighborhood, with an emphasis on food. Songs of Gold Mountain.

Chinatown ghost tour. Learn about San Francisco's haunted side. Explore Chinatown after dark, when the spirits emerge. One of the oldest and biggest Chinatowns in the US, San Francisco Chinatown is hugely popular during the day with its many shops and restaurants, but fewer visitors explore the neighborhood at night. Dive deeper into this historical area on this haunted San Francisco tour with an informative guide. You’ll start by following your guide down lamp-lit passageways and alleys where spirits from decades past are thought to lurk, waiting until twilight to emerge.

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Comments to eBook San Francisco, Chinatown: A Walking Tour
Lamranilv
We went to Chinatown recently to scout location for a novel and found this wonderful book to be all that we needed. The author clearly knows her subject, which took the guess work out of our work. In fact, I've used the book a little for the novel itself.

recommended.
Umrdana
Wonderful tour, and a great section on recipes!
Ese
As a professional tour director and author I'm always on the lookout for good reference books to popular cities for my tours. I am often asked to do walking tours of the Chinatown area in San Francisco and this guide is the one I refer to. It is also useful in understanding other Chinatowns in North America. It's laid out and written very well. I hope she does an updated version in 2002 or 2003.
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