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Wok With Yan | personality, media | If you grew up in British Columbia in the 80s and 90s, chances are you remember Wok With Yan, the produced-in-Vancouver cooking show starring Stephen Yan, whose legendary aprons were adorned with wok puns.
Usage | “Wok With Yan was probably the only person who could out-pun my dad…”