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[L.A. TIMES] K-pop and a taste of home at 41st L.A. Korean festival

September 22, 2014
Korean Festival

Where there’s food involved, there are people — the marketplace saw a diverse crowd looking for good eats. (The Korea Times / Kim Young-jae)

[LOS ANGELES TIMES] The 41st annual Los Angeles Korean festival is pumping with K-pop music and teeming with shoppers looking for the herbal remedies and seafood from their native land.

At Seoul International Park, in a shaded tent winding up Irolo Street, vendors from locales all over South Korea have come to sell their regional specialties: dried seaweed, soybean paste, bamboo salt, sliced plum pickles, dried mussels, pickled octopus, clerodendrum wood chips, milk vetch root. [READ MORE]