Alien's Day Out

December 4, 2013
by Mipa
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Happy (belated) Thanksgiving!

Happy Belated Thanksgiving! It feels like ages since I updated my blog… Last week was pretty busy with thanksgiving festivities and I reckon the next month or so will continue to be hectic. I guess that’s how it is for … 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

April 21, 2013
by Mipa
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Spring is here~~

Now that it’s spring, there are so many things going on, and I’ve been trying to keep up with all the activity. As a result, I am WAAAY behind on blogging… there’s so much to write about and share… I’ll … Continue reading

March 18, 2013
by Mipa
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Maji Temple Food Restaurant

I recently got to check out a brand new temple food restaurant~~ I don’t go to these kinds of places regularly because they are typically on the pricier end and are better for special occasions. But there’s a new establishment … Continue reading

January 29, 2013
by Mipa
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Lotus Root Kabocha Jorim

Here is the recipe for the lotus root banchan from my last blog post. It combines two of my favorite ingredients: crispy lotus root and soft kabocha. This makes a delightful side dish, and you can enjoy it while it … Continue reading

January 23, 2013
by Mipa
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Is it only Wednesday? Feels like Thursday…

What’s with all the dreary, wet weather this week? It seems like it’s just constantly drizzling outside, and for some reason this week is just going by so slowly….. but then I realize it’s already the last week of January … Continue reading

December 26, 2012
by Mipa
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Happy (belated) Christmas~~

MERRY CHRISTMAS, my dear Aliens!!! Hope everyone had an awesome day with friends and family, and got to eat some good grub. Here are some Christmas photos of me and the Bunster that I am using as my Christmas card. … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
by Mipa
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Home delivered food & Bunny

The other day I was feeling particularly lazy and had zero motivation to cook lunch for myself so I ended up having food delivered. I used to be scared of getting food delivered because I felt awkward speaking Korean over … Continue reading

October 8, 2012
by Mipa
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Simple & Healthy Cucumber Banchan

While I was in Cheonan over the Chuseok holidays, my mom taught me this really simple cucumber banchan recipe using only a few ingredients. I actually don’t like cucumbers that much, but this is quickly becoming one of my favorite … Continue reading

October 5, 2012
by Mipa
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‘Watermelon Rinds & White Jeolpyeon’ Restaurant @ Sangsu

There’s this restaurant that I always pass by when I’m around the Sangsu/Hapjeong area. I’m not sure whether it’s their green exterior or their curious name ‘수박껍질 과 하얀 절편’ that translates to ‘Watermelon Rinds and White Jeolpyeon,’ but I’ve … Continue reading