We live in the Northwest Arkansas region. When you live in a small city, you have to be creative with your food. For instance, I’ve already written about how we satisfy our cravings for Korean food around here. Today, we felt like eating something totally different using ingredients that are readily available. We chose to cook Argentinian choripan today, commonly known as “Chori“. Continue reading
Traditional Korean BBQ
If you know me, I grew up in a Korean household. My parents cooked Korean food at home. But I also grew up in Mexico and Guatemala, both countries well-known for their distinctive and flavorful cuisine. Living in Northwest Arkansas, it’s hard to have access to Korean food. This makes us get creative when we have cravings. Many of you know that Korean food is heavily associated with Korean BBQ. If you think about it, there’s nothing uniquely “Korean” about Korean BBQ other than the sauces, the side dishes, and the fact that Korean BBQ is grilled on the dining table. Plus, even if we do go to the one and only Korean BBQ joint in this area, we have to spend at least $40 to get a satisfactory amount of food. In this article, I want to share with you how we satisfy our cravings for Korean BBQ on the cheap. Continue reading
Just this past weekend, my fiancee and I decided to take a weekend trip to Kansas City, Missouri (“KC”), a 3-hour drive from our home in Northwest Arkansas. Growing up, I have traveled to many different places in the world, but our current reality is that we have neither the means nor the time to travel too far from home. This, however, has enabled us to discover places within driving distance from our home.