Alien's Day Out

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

March 21, 2012
by Mipa
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Jumeok-bap! Fist Rice Snack, in yo’ face!

Last week, I was meeting some people at Apgujeong station and was sooo hungry I had to grab a snack at the Hyundai dept store there. I found some jumeok-bap rice balls (주먹밥 = “fist rice”) by the food court … Continue reading

March 19, 2012
by Mipa
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Weekend update~

This past weekend was packed with seeing people and various activities. During the week, I don’t always get to socialize much, so whenever I get a chance to hang out with people and catch up, it’s just really nice. On … Continue reading

March 16, 2012
by Mipa
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Accidentally Vegan: Woongjin puffy cereal balls

As most of my readers probably know, I usually eat oatmeal or just fresh fruit for breakfast, but on the rare occasion, I will buy a box of cereal because it makes me feel like a kid again. There aren’t … Continue reading

March 14, 2012
by Mipa
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High Street Market in Itaewon

Finally got to visit High Street Market a few weeks ago. Even though it’s been open for over a year now, I only just got around to checking it out! Slow poke. They’re most well-known for their gourmet deli section … Continue reading

February 24, 2012
by Mipa
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Accidentally Vegan: Packaged Sweet Pumpkin Juk (Hetbahn)

For this week’s Accidentally Vegan product, I’ve chosen Hetbahn’s ready-made Sweet Pumpkin Porridge. Hetbahn is most well-known for their instant rice, but they have plenty of other instant meals available like soups, curies, and porridge (although not vegan). This product, … Continue reading

February 16, 2012
by Mipa
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Accidentally Vegan: 7-11 Tteokbokki Snack

One of the top requests on the ADO survey at the end of last year was to post more Korean vegan packaged foods, so I’m gonna start reviewing various easy-to-find products that just happen to be vegan. I shall call … Continue reading

January 19, 2012
by Mipa
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My basic oatmeal recipe

I’ve gotten some questions recently asking how I make my oatmeal so I figured it would be good to do an oatmeal post. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that one of my all-time fave … Continue reading

January 16, 2012
by Mipa
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Kkokkal Cone Corn Snacks

These are some old-school snacks that all Koreans grow up eating and have nostalgic feelings about. But one of these is not like the others. Can you guess which one? Okay, so I probably gave it away in the post … Continue reading

January 12, 2012
by Mipa
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Bamboo Shoots to Save Tuna

Lately, I’ve been trying to get out of my long-time food rut and get experimental in the kitchen with main meals. I love testing new baking recipes, but I don’t get as excited when it comes to actual meals and … Continue reading