Jarrett Wrisley is a freelance writer who covers food, travel and politics in Asia. He studied at the Beijing University, where he learned how to speak Mandarin, and developed a love for soulful Chinese cooking. Jarrett’s foray into writing about Chinese cuisine began in Chengdu. Following that, he worked in Shanghai for five years as a restaurant critic, food writer and magazine editor. Jarrett’s work has been published in National Geographic, The Atlantic, Food and Wine, Travel + Leisure, DestinAsian, The South China Morning Post and Time Out. Presently, he resides in Bangkok.