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Ann Mah


Ann Mah

Ann Mah is a journalist and author of the novel, KITCHEN CHINESE: A Novel About Food, Family, and Finding Yourself. Her articles have appeared in The New York TimesCondé Nast TravelerThe Huffington Post, the International Herald TribuneWashingtonian magazine and the South China Morning Post. She blogs about food and travel at In 2005, she was awarded a James Beard Foundation culinary scholarship. The wife of a U.S. diplomat, Mah currently splits her time between New York City and Paris, but she loves eating everywhere.

Books by Ann Mah

by Ann Mah - Food, Nonfiction, Travel

When journalist Ann Mah’s diplomat husband is given a three-year assignment in Paris, Ann is overjoyed. A lifelong foodie and Francophile, she immediately begins plotting gastronomic adventures à deux. Then her husband is called away to Iraq on a year-long post --- alone. Suddenly, Ann’s vision of a romantic sojourn in the City of Light is turned upside down. So, not unlike another diplomatic wife, Julia Child, Ann must find a life for herself in a new city.