Eveline Chao is a freelance journalist whose focus includes China, Chinatowns, and New York City. Her stories have appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, New York Magazine, BBC, Vice, Fast Company, and Foreign Policy, among others. She is also the author of NIUBI! – The Real Chinese You Were Never Taught in School, a humorous guide to Chinese slang. She lived in Beijing from 2006–2011, and is now based in Brooklyn. Follow her at: