Alien's Day Out

February 25, 2014
by Mipa
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Hey y’all.

Yea, so it’s been a ridiculously long time since I last blogged. :( I’ve been a bit distracted with work and life, but I haven’t given up on this blog yet, even though it’s practically holding on for dear life. … Continue reading

October 12, 2013
by Mipa
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Alien’s Weekend Off, in Seoul

Last weekend and the beginning of this week, PLANT was closed so that Yona and I could get a bit of a break~ With all my energy currently focused on running the cafe/studio, I’ll admit that I don’t have much … Continue reading

September 5, 2013
by Mipa
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Vegan Mofo: 5 vegan foods I cannot live without…

It’s a quiet afternoon at the studio/cafe today~ Yona is next to me making pie crust, while I’m just taking a break and trying not to fall asleep. This morning was rather hectic with two different publications coming to photograph … 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

May 20, 2013
by Mipa
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Cafe Mashil book event & random eats!

Last week Botton cafe hosted a book launching party for Jaebom Shim, author of a coffee travel book ‘Cafe Ma-shil’. He worked for an airline and got to travel around the world and visit some of the best coffee shops … Continue reading

May 10, 2013
by Mipa
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TaiLor Coffee & vegan cakes @ Hongdae

*UPDATE Fall 2013* ADO is not longer selling vegan cakes at TaiLor Coffee. You can now find ADO vegan bakeshop at PLANT in Itaewon. This post is way overdue~~ I’ve been meaning to blog about one of my fave cafes … Continue reading

April 10, 2013
by Mipa
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Slunch Factory @ Sangsu

There are so many new veg-friendly cafes and restaurants popping up everywhere lately! And it seems like a lot of the newest veg-friendly spots are concentrated in and around the Hongdae area. I guess this shouldn’t be much of a … Continue reading

March 21, 2013
by Mipa
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Balance & Random Eats

I’m having one of those super chill, yet also productive days and I’m loving it. I went to the gym, finished frosting a cake for delivery, had my boiler fixed, and now I came to my fave neighborhood cafe to … Continue reading

February 16, 2013
by Mipa
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Gotta keep ya head up, ohhh~

Hm… I think it’s around that time of year when people start getting in a funk and a bit out of sorts. Myself included. I think I’m just antsy for spring to arrive (maybe Bunny too?). So I’m trying to … Continue reading

January 8, 2013
by Mipa
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Coffee Libre!

In Seoul, there is no shortage of coffee shops. Infact, Seoul is probably oversaturated with big chain establishments and also small neighborhood cafes at every alley and street corner. With so much competition, the turnover rate is high and unless … Continue reading