Alien's Day Out

January 29, 2014
by Mipa
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WWOOF CSA: My organic, local, and vegan basket!

It’s been so long since I last blogged. Ever since plant reopened after the mini holiday, things have been pretty busy. It’s funny how a seemingly short break can mess up your groove at work. The first day back, Yona … Continue reading

April 30, 2013
by Mipa
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Marche@ Seocho for Earth Day (recap)

So this past weekend I participated in the Marche@Seocho! The main Marche is @Hyehwa, but they were having a one-time event at this new location in celebration of Earth Day. I was excited for the opportunity to share vegan baked … Continue reading

July 10, 2012
by Mipa
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The Seoul Farmers’ Market

While I was in the US and got to check out some amazing farmers markets in LA, SF, and Portland, I kept thinking to myself “I wish Seoul had a farmers’ market.” Well I returned to Korea and low and … Continue reading

April 27, 2012
by Mipa
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Prime L Organic Soy Bean Milk

I recently ordered this box of Prime-L organic soy milk from Lotte Mart’s online store. Orgarrrrnic! You would think that Lotte would have a spellchecker for their packaging… le sigh, Korea…. Two boxes with 16 small 200ml cartons costs 15,000 … Continue reading

June 27, 2011
by Mipa
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Alien’s day out in Paris (Pt 5)

Last Sunday, taking a cue from the Vegan Paris blog, I hit up the Raspail Organic Market that is held every Sunday. The fresh fruits and vegetable stalls were so diverse and vibrant, but also very expensive. I honestly can’t … Continue reading

June 25, 2011
by Mipa
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Alien’s day out in Paris (Pt 3)

My sister’s final day of her vacation has already come and gone. For her last day here, she wanted to see the Musee d’Orsay, but it was unexpectedly closed. We actually tried earlier in the week too and waited in … Continue reading

March 24, 2011
by Mipa
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Macro Cafe

** Update 8/12/2011: Macro Cafe is officially Closed! :( There are few times in all my restaurant and cafe-hopping in Korea where I feel that a place is truly special. I’m not exactly a gourmet foodie critic (give me plain … Continue reading

March 22, 2011
by Mipa
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Amy’s vegan cakes @ Shinsaegae Dept Store

Lookey what I found at the Shinsegae Department store at the Express Bus Terminal station. Amy’s organic, vegan cakes! The orange and chocolates ones are both vegan, although not the lemon poppyseed cake. All cost 9,800 won. I wasn’t heading … Continue reading

March 20, 2011
by Mipa
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Home Sweet Home food

Continuing on with my visit to Cheonan this week, here is some more yumminess that went down… down into mah belly. Even though it was her birthday, my mom insisted on feeding me a yummy home-cooked lunch when I arrived: … Continue reading

March 9, 2011
by Mipa
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Supporting the Korean organic farmer

So my first week of buying organic has been totally awesome! I know I said that I’d just focus on buying organic for anything on the “dirty dozen” list, but I’ve actually been buying practically everything as organic. So far, … Continue reading