Luis Morales-Navarro is a writer/coder interested in natural language processing, computational literature, networked physical computing, poetry and speculative fiction. Currently he is a Resident Research Fellow at New York University Shanghai. His favorite food is chángfěn. More at

Jiaqi Dong is a student major in Interactive Media Arts at NYU Shanghai. She studies interactive media arts, finance, marketing and economics in entertainment, media and technology. Her research interests are business in creative technology and the sharing economy. Jiaqi has great passion for food, especially for Chinese cuisine. She has a food blog with her friends where they have documented their cooking recipes while studying away at the New York campus.

Nunzia Carbone is the founder and principal designer at Dedodesign.

Rebecca Catching is an editor at www.randian-online (an online Chinese Contemporary art magazine) and director of OV Gallery.

Clifton Evers is a lecturer in Cultural and Media Studies at the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China.

Kyle Greenberg is a Technology Enhanced Education Fellow at NYU Shanghai’s Interactive Media Arts Program. He advises and implements technology for data collection and visualization for Anna Greenspan’s Street Food and Urban Planning class.

Daniel Ho is an editor (at randian), translator, and writer.

David Li is a co-founder of Xinchejian (China’s first hackerspace) and is also involved in various projects bringing aquaponics to the city.

Crystal Mo is the food editor of Time Out Shanghai

Lisa Movius is a freelance arts and culture journalist currently contributing primarily to The Art Newspaper.

Francesca Tarrocco is a founding member of the Shanghai Studies Society. She teaches Chinese religion and visual culture at NYU Shanghai.


celebrating shanghai streetfood heritage