Alien's Day Out

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

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

February 7, 2014
by Mipa
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Alien’s Day Out & Eat Your Kimchi

LOOK WHO IT IS!!! Eat Your Kimchi! (Sorry for the terrible photo quality, my phone sucks.) Every expat or anyone with an interest in Korean pop culture knows Simon & Martina, the faces of EYK. They have built their own … Continue reading

December 12, 2013
by Mipa
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December Chilling

Brr, it’s so cold!! Definitely not a fan of winter weather. Waking up early in the morning is getting harder and harder these days. All I want to do is stay curled up in bed with my toasty electric blanket. … Continue reading

November 19, 2013
by Mipa
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Hello 30′s…

Yesterday I turned 30. Holy ddong. How did this happen? What? Really? It’s hard to believe I’ve lived three whole decades. My 30th birthday totally crept up on me and I wasn’t prepared for it at all. I wanted to … Continue reading

October 15, 2013
by Mipa
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Tomaster in Hongdae (update: CLOSED)

UPDATE Dec 5 2013: TOMASTER IS NO LONGER IN BUSINESS. Here’s a restaurant that I’ve known about for ages and ages, but only just got to check out last week on my weekend off. Tomaster (토마스터) in Hongdae is a … 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

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 22, 2013
by Mipa
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CIRILO Mexican Grill @Noksapyeong

The other weekend, I had a girl’s night out with some of my fave people~ We had dinner and then we went to 2차 (afterparty) at a nearby Mexican restaurant called CIRILO. I had never heard of it before and … Continue reading

July 16, 2013
by Mipa
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Petra Restaurant @Noksapyeong (revisited)

Ever since I started working on setting up the studio, I haven’t been able to go down to Cheonan half as much as I used to. In fact, I can’t even remember my last visit… :( And once the shop … Continue reading