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Thursday
Sep022010

last notes of my summer




To my fellow readers:  I have to apologize for this entry as I have posted a lot of photos of multiple events...hope you all enjoyed your summer as much as I did!  Enjoy the tidbits of my last days of this summer...

More posts to follow...

seoul tower...beautiful in the evening!



caricature stand at seoul tower...



you can leave your own locks on these trees, leaving your 'mark' at seoul tower...

the painful line...we had to wait 40 minutes to get in this line, later finding out it was another 45 minutes to get on the elevator! going back down was another story...



people leave notes on ceramic tiles...on the walls inside seoul tower

getting started at yamamoto sushi in chungdamdong...one of the best in seoul!

assortment of white fish at yamamoto

seared tuna was perfect at yamamoto...

grilled white fish-yamamoto



japanese head chef/owner, sweet man who has aged gracefully...and is still filleting the fish behind the sushi bar. wow.

grilled mackeral @ yamamoto...yum!!!



EBS morning special on the 'What's up Chef' segment-with the other hosts right before we aired...

filling in for my boss edward kwon at ebs...do i look nervous???

while walking in namsan towards seoul tower, found this amazing restaurant, absolutely love the traditional architecture!

posing with good friend soo park, and chef gerrard after a fabulous cooking class at 'the spice'!

'the goods' we're going to work with for the class-how fresh and amazing!

the chefs tuning in...

fresh caught halibut

filleting snapper

chef darren shucking a scallop

shucking scallops...

scallop and mussels...still with the skirts on



chefs filleting their own fish for practice

making the final dish by sauteing celery, garlic, onions...

voila! rigatoni pasta with snapper, mackerel, halibut

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