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jinhwafication
New York
64% of Korean, 49% of New Yorker, 69% of Animal, 134% of Human wannabe.
Interests: Questions, People, Mother Nature But Not interested in Boring questions, Pretentious people, and Soon-to-be-dead Earth
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It's been a long, long time since I'd even logged in this website. Well, I did something extraordinary. I gave a birth to a lovely, but sleepless (so far) little... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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Koreans love to grill pork belly. One report shows that a Korean eats 9 kg of pork belly a year on average. That's at least once a week, people. Their... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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A good cup of coffee in Korea used to mean two spoons of instant coffee, powdered cream and sugar. Now that's all changed. The word espresso is more often used... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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The Upper West Side locals took the apocalyptic rapture seriously. On the 21st of May, 2011, we all gathered under the huge tent for the last supper before the earth... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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We go up to New Paltz, New York quite often. Relatively short drive, easy hiking courses, and abundance of green always eases our busy eyes. Since it's only a weekend... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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I have an obsession with The New York Times 's Vows section on weekends. This one is very similar to my another passion with Obituary section, but happier one. Of... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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Kentucky Fried Chicken was fixated in my mind long before I footed in a flight to Louisville, Kentucky recently. I even thought I would pay a pilgrimage to Sanders Cafe... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
Same here! let's plan a dumpling lunch soon! Looking forward to--:)
그날은 몰랐는데, 왜 날이 갈수록 소세지 기름이 눈 앞에 아른 거리는지... 흑.
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The Royal Wedding was over. I still didn't get over the ant waist line of Kate Middleton. Hollowed by her unreal waist line, gorgeous lacy wedding dress, simple but gracious... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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Lincoln at Lincoln Center has been on my mind. Of course, I wanted to taste their much acclaimed foods, but something not quite culinary part of it concerned me -... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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Everything is Starbucks-ized these days. This highly personalized concept seems to work. You choose skim or soy milk for coffee, you select whole wheat bun over white, you mix match... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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We had a nearly impossible mission; We wanted the Japanese soba master's noodle that we saw on No Reservation 2 nights ago. There we were in Hell's Kitchen in New... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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In July 2011, you may be a little embarrassed to say "I've eaten Korean foods" after only adventuring bibimbap or Korean BBQ. That month, a totally different Korean restaurant will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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"That can't be." My two colleagues told themselves when they were looking for a parking spot passing a diner 'M.Wells' in Queens, New York. An old silver "building that looks... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
Oh, yeah? How Indians prepare chicken soup? You should try this one, soooo good.
YoungShin, Thanks for your kind words.. keep reading up.... and yes, You will LOVE this place! For under $5, you will be FULL.
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When The New York Times ran a story on Hung Ry recently, I immediately thought of Lao Bei Fang in Elmhurst, NY. They are sort of Country Mouse and City... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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Once I passed well-dressed up doorman with high hat and golden buttoned up coat, It was Las Vegas. Glowing golden ceiling, famous soft red leather booths, busy wall with frames,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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There's something about "The First." First love, first job, first school day, first kiss... and first & oldest dim sum place in Chinatown in New York which just reopened 2... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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I have a problem with people calling The Lunar New Year as Chinese New Year. Here's why; I cooked all kinds of Korean New Year foods for 5 hours yesterday.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N
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"I like your sweater." He complimented, first. That certainly brightened up the mood of drenching winter day. Then smoothly, he introduced Restaurant week menu of Colicchio & Sons. They offer... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2011 at J I N H W A F I C A T I O N