Category Archives: Asian-American

New Orleans and Beyond

In four days I will be boarding a plane for my first ever trip to the wonderful city of New Orleans! I’ll be meeting two of my City Year friends (one from Columbia, SC and the other from New Orleans, … Continue reading

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Meeting Fellow Tweeps in Seattle’s Asian-Am/Pac-Islander Community

I held my very first ever tweetup this past week! It was themed around Asian-American and Pacific-Islander tweeps and was held at Marination Station! We had 9 adults, 3 kids, and 1 dog!┬áIt was great to meet new people and … Continue reading

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Seattle Asian Tweetup in the Works!

My friend @Martha_Kang (of KOMO) and I are working to create a tweetup for AAPI (Asian-American, Pacific-Islander) social media lovers soon. We’re trying to work with Wing Luke Museum for venue space. Stay tuned for more details!

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Kalbi!

Go ahead and knock #5 off my Forty x 40 list! Two nights ago I tried my first ever attempt at making Kalbi! I bought the short ribs at HMart in Federal Way and put the ribs in a marinade … Continue reading

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I Am Korean American

I was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1973. My parents immigrated to the United States in 1976 when I was three and my brother was five. We moved to NYC and then eventually settled in northern New Jersey. Although … Continue reading

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Ode to a Tiger Mother

I’m sure you all heard plenty about Amy Chua and her controversial article in the Wall Street Journal. If you haven’t yet, take a look: Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior My mom isn’t Chinese but Amy goes on to explain … Continue reading

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