Chuseok 2015: Family + Culture

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In Korean culture, Chuseok (추석) is a harvest festival commonly referred to as “Korean Thanksgiving.” Chuseok falls on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar, which happened to be yesterday September 27th. Like traditional Thanksgiving, Chuseok is commonly celebrated with family (and/or friends) and a large meal. Although most of my family is not close by, my younger brother and cousin both live in the city with me. The three of us went out to Korea Town on 32nd street and Broadway to have a nice dinner. I used this as an opportunity to showcase the aspects of family and culture.

Just seated.
Just seated.
Proving I was there.
Proving I was there.
Banchan (반찬) arrives! These are small appetizer like dishes.
Banchan (반찬) arrives! These are small appetizer like dishes.

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Main course arrives!
Main course arrives!

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Digging in!
Digging in!

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Finshed!
Finshed!
We were all very satisfied.
We were all very satisfied.
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