Timmy Hung-Ming Shen is an M.S. student at Columbia Journalism School, where he covers education, ethnic communities and food. Previously, he interned at PBS in Taiwan and Radio Moreeni in Finland. Back in his homeland Taiwan, he received a B.A. in journalism from National Chengchi University. He loves to cook Chinese/Taiwanese food and is addicted to hot pot. Follow him on Twitter at @timmyshen0716 or email him at hs2859@columbia.edu.




Posts byTimmy

Hot pot: a taste of home

The first restaurant I looked up on Yelp, when I arrived in New York, was a hot pot place. The soothing effect of a hot pot meal travels with me, no matter where I am.

New York sits down to dinner

Growing up in the Bronx, William is the best English-speaker in the household, and because of that he’s a 12-year-old grown-up in many ways.

On the street, messages from the hungry homeless

A snapshot of all kinds of messages the hungry homeless give out.