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Diaspora Through Dining: Black & Asian Experience (part 2 of 2)

See the First Episode: Here Wilkine Brutus (Haitian-American) and Danny Chung (Korean-American) explore their immigrant backgrounds, identity politics, Hip Hop, and the cross-cultural hardships of American assimilation in the Black and Asian community. In the second episode, Brutus invites Chung to La Caye, a Haitian restaurant in the heart of Brooklyn, NYC, to break bread…

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Diaspora Through Dining: The Black & Asian Experience

Wilkine Brutus (Haitian-American) and Danny Chung (Korean-American) explore their immigrant backgrounds, identity politics, Hip Hop, and the cross-cultural hardships of American assimilation in the Black and Asian community. In this first video, Chung invites Brutus to Jonro, a Korean restaurant in the heart of Koreatown, NYC, to break bread and explore their commonality. We’ve teamed up with Ebony…

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Restaurant ‘Locol’ Has Opened in Watts and is Quickly Changing How We Look at “Fast Food”

Almost a year ago, Chefs Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson announced their plans of doing something that seemed a little different from their Michelin star restaurants and hipster chic foodie destinations. But after a year of growth, Watts’ Locol has a more familiar vibe than one might have expected, as the low cost doesn’t equate…

Dumbfoundead Mixes Korean and English Rap on New Track ‘Mijangwon 미장원’

The Los Angeles rapper borrows the talents of fellow Koreatown residents Loopy and Nafla and navigate the language barrier between English and Korean with the vehicle of great fucking music. Loopy and Nafla are relatively new the scene but are quickly rising up that ladder and becoming more visible due to their tenacity and raw…

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A Conversation with Benson Lee, Director of “Seoul Searching”

First and second-generation Korean-Americans stormed through Seoul’s Gimpo Airport in 1986, wearing their multidimensional identities on their sleeves. This is the opening montage scene in Seoul Searching, a film that brilliantly captures a group of inquisitive teens preparing to reconnect with their roots and challenge their personal, social, and cultural identities in Seoul, South Korea. The film is inspired by…

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