Southern Fried Asian with comic book illustrator and the creator of the bestselling graphic novel cookbook Cook Korean, Robin Ha.
Robin reveals the secret origin of Cook Korean (1:45) and explains why Korean food is so popular right now (11:00). Then, Robin describes what it was like moving from Seoul, Korea to Huntsville, Alabama at age 14 (22:00) and living among the city’s Korean population… or lack thereof (28:00). Later, she explains how the local comic book store in Huntsville literally changed her life (35:00) and how she eventually taught herself to cook (37:00). Finally, Robin shares some Alabama food memories and her fascination with drive-through fast food places like Sonic (42:45).
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Southern Fried Asian is produced by Keith Chow and Jes Vu.