Author: Sophie Friedman

Sophie Friedman is an exiled New Yorker living in Shanghai.

She is a regular contributor to Wall Street Journal and has written and edited for Conde Nast Traveler, Fodor's, Time Out New York and New York Magazine. Grammatical errors make her [sic].

When not hunched over a tiny computer, Sophie love casing the city streets on her bike, narrowly avoiding rogue pedestrians.  

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