Yiqing Shao

Yiqing Shao

Digital Editor

Yiqing Shao has been an editor at Boston magazine since 2012. She double majored in journalism and English at Michigan State University and has a master's degree in publishing from Emerson College. Trained in both editing and design, it's hard to say whether Yiqing cares more about proper hyphenation or aligning to the baseline. She's pro-Helvetica and speaks Mandarin and Spanish.

Yiqing Shao'S latest stories

Cod Is Dead

This fisherman's pushing dogfish instead.

New England Justice League, Unmasked!

Revealing our politicians’ true superhero identities.

’Cue Tips

Local BBQ pros offer words of wisdom.

A Yankee's Guide to Great Barbecue

Eat your heart out, Texas.

A Harvard Professor Is Disrupting Barbecue

With a smart smoker.

Pitmaster Parlance

How to speak barbecue (even with a Boston accent).

You Can’t Fight City Hall

But can we at least save the plaza?

Heavy Metal

Six showstopping metallic nail polishes.

Four Savory Cocktails to Sip This Season

Dinner and a drink? Try drinks as dinner.

Ames Street Deli Has Closed

Another one bites the dust.