Winnie Yang

Brooklyn, New York, United States

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  • Fluent in English, Italian; learning French
  • 35, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • food writer
  • university
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me


See the world. And eat my way around it.


I live to eat. I love to meet new people.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've got a couch. A few even.


cooking, eating, drinking, reading, fire-escape gardening, knitting, sewing, drawing, printmaking, travelling, writing, dinner parties, diner breakfasts, brunch, bourbon, pork, BBQ, The New Yorker, 50-cent words, old stuff, making stuff, collecting stuff, getting my hands dirty, geeking out, thinking up names, kicking ass and taking names, movies, opera, indie rock shows

Music, Movies, and Books

mermaid avenue, the magnetic fields, emmylou harris, doc watson, the mountain goats, elvis costello, gillian welch, jens lekman, luna, smog, johnny cash, loudon wainwright III, belle & sebastian, bowie, paolo conte, sufjan, broken social scene, feist, tom waits, arcade fire, stars, modest mouse, flaming lips, verdi, faure.
ratatouille, tampopo, tekkonkinkreet, labyrinth, anything by miyazaki or kim ki-duk or jeunet, most things by luc besson or johnnie to or almodóvar, jan svankmajer shorts, grave of the fireflies, il meglio gioventù, the big sleep, breathless, 8 1/2, charlie & the chocolate factory, singin' in the rain.
warlock, cloud atlas, his dark materials, anything by alan moore, nabokov, murakami, michael pollan, the jonathans (franzen, lethem, safran foer), wislawa szymborska, roald dahl, or DFW; a moveable feast (hemingway); the man who ate everything, the phantom tollbooth

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Italy, United States

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