Friday May 19, 2023

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with a Special Guest Eileen, Ep.31

Eileen is finally here! Eileen “the most mentioned person in our show” is our loyal audience and a good friend of Heena and Linda. She is also a 1.5-generation Malaysian-Chinese immigrant who has Korean DNA (in the heart). In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM), Eileen talks about her recent trip to Malaysia for QingMing Festival (Tomb-Sweeping Day) and her story of growing up in the States in an immigrant family. Last but not least, she clarifies her stance on Jjampong noodle soup (Check out Ep.19)!


[Time Stamps]

(00:23) Intro

(02:19) How Eileen met K-sisters

(07:52) Eileen’s recent visit to Malaysia for Qing Ming Festival

(17:39) Eileen’s story as a 1.5-generation immigrant

(33:07) What Korea means to Eileen

(39:12) Closing


[Mentioned in This Episode]

  • Qingming Festival: a traditional Chinese festival observed by ethnic Chinese celebrating Spring on the first day of the fifth of the lunar calendar
  • Hagwon: the Korean-language word for a for-profit private institute, academy, or cram school prevalent in South Korea
  • Jjampong: a Chinese-style Korean noodle soup with red, spicy, and seafood-based broth flavored with red chili powder
  • The ‘Jjampong’ episode (Ep.19): What would be your last meal on earth? Salty-snacker Linda and sweet-toothed Heena’s wild talk about food
  • Seventeen’s new song: Super


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