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Uniting Families Through Food: Book Review of The Kimchi Chronicles

By admin | February 24, 2012

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By: Marnely Rodriguez

As much as I’d love to travel to Korea and eat amazing food, that’s not a current possibility right this second. Thus, I live vicariously though Marja Vongerichten’s cookbook, The Kimchi Chronicles. I fell in love with Korean food during culinary school and having a Korean best friend fed this addiction. Her roommate wouldn’t allow kimchi in their dorm room, so at my place was her secret stash. I of course allowed kimchi in my room- the more, the merrier!

Two years later and everytime I’ve run into a Korean restaurant, I’ve got to stop, sit, and enjoy a meal. Nothing beats the fiery and fermented flavors of the Korean kitchen, and the rituals just make it even more delicious. Having 10 to 20 small dishes before your main course arrives is foodie heaven, right?

Through the eyes of Marja, we discover a Korea unknown but familiar Read More

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James Beard Awards Best New Restaurant Nominees

By mahir | May 2, 2011

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Every year in May since 1990, the James Beard Foundation has honored extraordinary men, women, and organizations in the food and beverage world. It’s an amazing honor for those nominated, and gives recognition to establishments across the United States. I’ll be presenting an award this year, and I’m very honored at the opportunity to participate in the ceremony. Read More

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