Posts Tagged ‘Koreatown’

Koreatown restaurants struggling in a more competitive K-town

Koreatown restaurants struggling in a more competitive K-town
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New chain restaurants on 32nd Street, including some well-known Korean brands, force family-owned Korean restaurants to adapt.


Koreatown Museum Bridges the Cultural Gap for Americans, Koreans

Koreatown Museum Bridges the Cultural Gap for Americans, Koreans
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Karen Madsen leaned over the glass case, peering with great interest at the assortment of colorful knots; clumps of jewel-colored tassels all consisting of a single, long thread. As she considered the traditional Korean knots, called norigae, Robert Turley explained the knots’ incredible value as artifacts that were difficult to come by and owned only by those who were royal or extremely wealthy.