Alien's Day Out

April 15, 2014
by Mipa
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Spring is Flung

Waaah, the weather is so nice, it’s difficult to focus on work these days, let alone blogging. There’s always a lot going on, so many distractions, so much to do…. Cherry Blossoms! I didn’t think I was going to have … Continue reading

March 26, 2014
by Mipa
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Fresh Vegan Salads @ Dean & Deluca

This blog post has been sitting in my drafts folder for a really long time~~ but better late than never, rah? I’m so grateful for my Sundays off because it’s my chance to get out of the studio and eat … Continue reading

December 27, 2013
by Mipa
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MERRY (belated) CHRISTMAS!!!!

Happy late Christmas, my dear readers!!! After 2 weeks, I finally have a break in my schedule to sit myself down and blog. Omg, I feel like the worst blogger… “I need to blog” is probably one the most frequent … Continue reading

November 12, 2013
by Mipa
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A Day in the Life of Me

Man, it got so freezing cold all of a sudden! It’s time to bust out the thick winter coats and scarves. Rumor has it that it’s gonna be a particularly cold and loooong winter season, so we gotta brace ourselves. … Continue reading

August 10, 2013
by Mipa
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PLANT, before & after photos!

So PLANT has been open for exactly two weeks now! I know I’ve already shared a lot of PLANT photos on this blog, but here are some final interior shots, so you guys can see the before/after of the space. … Continue reading

July 31, 2013
by Mipa
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PLANT studio & shop opening weekend, recap!

Last Friday, Yona and I finally opened the shop part of PLANT studio, and since then it has just been a whirlwind of activity and non-stop baking. The last week or so has been one of the busiest I’ve had … Continue reading

March 14, 2013
by Mipa
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오븐과 주전자 ‘Oven and Tea Kettle’ Bakery @ Hapjeong

Hapjeong is known for all its super cute cafes and restaurants, but there’s also a growing artisan bakery scene there. 오븐과 주전자 Bakery (translates to ‘Oven & Tea Kettle’) is a humble little bread shop in a really calm part of … Continue reading

December 20, 2012
by Mipa
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May Bell Bakery @ Itaewon

Today I’m super excited to blog about one of my favorite bakeries in Seoul: May Bell Bakery (오월의 종)! It’s not new or anything– in fact, it’s been around for a while, but I’m excited to blog about it none … Continue reading

December 4, 2012
by Mipa
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Window Bakery Collection / Winter 2012

So this past weekend I participated in this event called the ‘Window Bakery Collection.’ For a bit of background info, the WBC was created a few years ago by a group of small independent bakeries/cafes to showcase specialty artisanal breads, … Continue reading

November 14, 2012
by Mipa
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Lee Boulanger Bakery

I’ve noticed in recent years, the explosion of high quality bakeries around Seoul. I think more Koreans are getting sick of the generic ‘Paris Baguette’ and ‘Tour les Jours’ chain bakeries with their generic Korean-style bread and pastries, and now … Continue reading