The Scandalous Secret of Paris Baguette Last Saturday afternoon, I took a visit to the Carrot Market *coughs* I mean, Zion Market. (Sorry, I get confused by the orange and green colors.) I noticed a rather long line of people in front of Paris Baguette, inside people snapping their metal tongs to procure large amounts… Read More The Scandalous Secret of Paris Baguette
The Gangnam Style Singing Toothbrush Tired of brushing your teeth to the sound of birds chirping or even more boring, blissful silence…blah! Tired of being teased in class for having a regular toothbrush and not one with a Korean animated character like all the popular kids? Tired of dragging your heavy MP3 player to the… Read More The Gangnam Style Singing Toothbrush
Holy Hotteok! It’s Honey Hotcakes at H-Mart!!! Let’s start this post off with something controversial, I am not keen on Korean Sweets. Colorful Jellys or glutinous rice cakes do not seem appetizing for a person raised on glazed doughnuts, a plethora of pies, and 31 flavors of Ice-Cream. Perhaps I do not have a… Read More Holy Hotteok! It’s Honey Hotcakes at H-Mart!!!
The Asian Market Chronicles: An Introduction to Six of My Favorite Markets in Six Haikus Ranch 99 Market Like Asian Walmart Parking Can Be a Nightmare Get Bo Luo Bun Zion Market Kimchi and Curry They Put the Soul in Seoul Food Try the… Read More The Asian Market Chronicles: Six Markets in Six Haikus
The Asian Market Chronicles: Saranghae Koroke! What trip to a marketplace isn’t complete without entering the deli section? The rich aromas, enticing heat lamp lights, and all the food is presented behind glass like beautiful consumable art in such a tantalizing manner. Once entering the deli/bakery section of Zion Market I was greeted by a… Read More The Asian Market Chronicles: Saranghae Koroke!
The Asian Market Chronicles: Introduction Pseudo-Sojourning is a term I use for the act of visiting ethnic markets to vicariously fulfill a desire to physically visit a country. It is actually a hobby I and those of us who don’t have the gumption, money or opportunity to travel internationally are quite keen on. We are… Read More The Asian Market Chronicles: Prelude