The ubiquitous peace sign

Have you ever noticed that many East Asians and Southeast Asians hold up a peace sign when posing for casual photos? My first exposure to this was when I studied abroad in Hong Kong.  Almost without fail, whenever my local peers posed for a photo, up went their fingers in a V-shape. I grew up…

Kimchi + Tacos, Qué!?

So I’ve been following the Kogi taco truck around for the past few weeks. On Twitter. Kogi is the brainchild of Mark Manguera, whose fusion of Korean BBQ and the ubiquitous taco truck has created a Los Angeles food sensation.  People keep talking about it – in class, at work, in my apartment, in the…