Koreans live on a peninsula that is called “the shrimp between two whales.” Korea is called the shrimp because a majority of the small peninsula’s history has been spent thwarting Chinese and Japanese aggression. This situation has ensured that Koreans are a scrappy bunch, something reflected in the Korean proverb “iyeolchiyeol” (이열치열) or “fight fire…
The Boseong Green Tea Festival highlights how beautiful and restorative the act of brewing and drinking tea can be.
Soon enough, Jessye and I were getting our asses kicked, in tandem, as we huffed and puffed, moving at a snail’s pace.
I am of the firm opinion is that some of the best food in the world is created by poor people who are forced to get creative with what they have.
Within every bowl of ramen is a steaming solar-system of broth, noodles, green onions, and pork that, if done right, can create a microcosm of a just universe.