This Vancouver native packed up & moved to SF ten years ago. She laces up her pointe shoes as a prominent dancer in the SF art scene and has performed lead roles in the ballets: Themes & Variations, Symphony in C & Coppelia. Her biggest loves are dance and helping children, which is why she supports the Children of Uganda, 2012 Tour of Light in her spare time.
Imbibe us: Favorite place to drink or eat?
For coffee and feel-good ambiance: Four Barrel. For pizza: Delfina Pizzeria. For Chinese: San Tung (chicken wings!). For bbq pork buns: Victor's Bakery. For a steamy delicious stew made in a crock pot: my house. For brunch: either Chloe's (avocado and jarlsberg scramble with the whole wheat walnut toast) or Zazie. For noodle soup: Izayaka Sozai (pork belly ramen). For an open-face sandwich or a buttery croissant: Tartine Bakery.
What beauty or fashion trend do you think describes SF?
I think natural beauty best describes SF. It's less of a trend and more of a lifestyle. It's about the combination of clothes, accessories, and hairstyle that makes you feel comfortable, yet fun and sexy in your own skin.
You're proud to be a San Franciscan because...
I am proud (and so grateful) to be a Chinese-born-Canadian San Franciscan because I get to be a part of a movement that employs art and creativity to better the lives of other people...at least that's my goal.
What Benefit product can you not leave home without?
10! I love my bronzing and highlighting face powder. What's better than a two-in-one product!?