Eatyourkimchi

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  • by askkpop  -  August 22, 2016 08:59 PM

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    Han Kang wins the Man Booker International prize for "The Vegetarian", former Wonder Girls artist supports Korea's unification with upcoming album, The Australian has some history for us about Seoul and a guide around town, and how are Martina and Simon doing with Eat Your Sushi in Japan?&…

  • by hansukj  -  July 8, 2016 08:34 PM

    Culture Corner

    Han Kang wins the Man Booker International prize for "The Vegetarian", former Wonder Girls artist supports Korea's unification with upcoming album, The Australian has some history for us about Seoul and a guide around town, and how are Martina and Simon doing with Eat Your Sushi in Japan?&…

  • by dongie  -  July 8, 2016 08:34 PM

    Culture Corner

    Han Kang wins the Man Booker International prize for "The Vegetarian", former Wonder Girls artist supports Korea's unification with upcoming album, The Australian has some history for us about Seoul and a guide around town, and how are Martina and Simon doing with Eat Your Sushi in Japan?&…

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 Eatyourkimchi's References

  1. Video blog looks at life in Korea, Korea JoongAng Daily, February 28, 2011 
  2. Tan DingXiang (Mar 25, 2011), Eating Your Kimchi with Simon and Martina, The UrbanWire 
  3. Eat Your Kimchi. YouTube. 
  4. "K-pop diplomacy | The Stream - Al Jazeera English". Stream.aljazeera.com. 2012-09-04. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 
  5. Flatley, Joseph. "K-Pop takes America: how South Korea's music machine is conquering the world". The Verge. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  6. Ramstad, Evan (2012-09-07). "Canadians in South Korea Fund Expansion of Popular Web Site - Korea Real Time - WSJ". Blogs.wsj.com. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 
  7. Ramstad, Evan. "Canadians in South Korea Fund Expansion of Popular Website". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  8. "Unlikely Korean pop star conquers the US, 'Gangnam Style'". AFP. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  9. Kalka, Emma. "U.N. Security Council set to pass resolution against North The Korea Herald > Entertainment > Hallyu A lot more than just K-pop". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 21 January 2013. The two not only made the move from Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, to Seoul, but decided to register Eat Your Kimchi as a company in Korea and opened their own studio in Hongdae. 
  10. Elysabeth Hahm (January 19, 2011), Bloggers help visitors know true aspects of Korea, Yonhap News Agency 
  11. Jessica Wilmes (June 7, 2011), Martina & Simon Stawski KOREA’S BEST GOES ON-LINE THANKS TO COUPLE OF CANADIANS, Eloquence International Lifestyle Magazine 
  12. How YouTube impacts lives of ordinary people, The Korea Times, February 28, 2011 
  13. "WTF - Our Last WTF - Eat Your Kimchi". Eat Your Kimchi. 
  14. "Samchi Gui and Budaejjigae - FAPFAP - Eat Your Kimchi". Eat Your Kimchi. 
  15. "WTF - Breast Enhancers - Eat Your Kimchi". Eat Your Kimchi. 
  16. Promoting Korea Online, Arirang 
  17. 한국 사는 지구인①‘잇유어김치닷컴’ 사이먼-마티나 부부…“불판위 계란찜 동영상 대박!, February 15, 2011 
  18. Evan Ramstad. "‘Nasties’ Fund A Prosperous Future Awfully Pronto". WSJ. 
  19. "Eatyourkimchi: Opening A Studio". Indiegogo. 
  20. "WE ARE BUILDING A COFFEE SHOP! - Eat Your Kimchi". Eat Your Kimchi. 
  21. The Korea Herald guide to the nation’s most useful websites, February 27, 2011, retrieved 2011-07-26 
  22. Eat Your Kimchi voted best expat blog, The Korea Herald, January 25, 2011, retrieved 2011-07-26 
  23. "2010 best blog in Korea - We have a winner!" (PDF). groovekorea.com. February 20, 2011. 
  24. "Heart to Heart". Airang TV. Retrieved July 19, 2011. 
  25. Arirang International Broadcasting Foundation. "TV Archive - The World On Arirang". arirang.co.kr. 
  26. ""놀라운 대회 스타킹" ("Amazing tournament stockings")". sbs.co.kr (in Korean). July 16, 2011. Retrieved July 21, 2011.  lists the bloggers as " 괴짜 파워블로거 Simon&Martina 부부!" or in English "Simon & Martina geek power couple bloggers"
  27. "Korea + videos = Shazam" (PDF). Groove Korea. March 2011. 
  28. "WE ARE GOING TO SINGAPORE! AHHH! - Eat Your Kimchi". Eat Your Kimchi. 
  29. Simon and Martina's YouTube page, stats viewable on the top of the page.

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 Eatyourkimchi's Background

As of 2011 their particular video blog format is still not common in Korea since according to Martina Stawski "barely anyone does dedicated videos about Korea."

The word 'kimchi' in the name 'Eatyourkimchi' refers to the Korean dish, Kimchi .

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 Eatyourkimchi's The Kpop, Korean Food, and Life in Korea

The Stawskis meeting up with fans at the KCON 2012 in Irvine, California

The series has included cooking videos for kimbap , tteokbokki , instant ramen and many other foods.With the opening of their studio in Seoul, the Stawskis started interviewing K-Pop singers and artists. Before that, the two felt it was inappropriate to invite artists to their personal homes for interviewing purposes and declined several interview requests.

They also have regularly scheduled segments:

  • Wednesdays: TL;DR (Too Long; Didn't Read) - Fan questions about living in Korea, Korean culture and society and their personal lives answered by the Stawskis
  • Thursdays: WANK (Wonderful Adventure Now Korea) - Showing popular places to hang out as well as road trips, or FAPFAP (Food Adventure Program For Awesome People) - Eating out in Korean restaurants, food delivery services, cooking Korean dishes and convenience store items
  • Fridays: Livechat - Chatting with fans, opening of care packages
  • Saturday: WTF (Wonderful Treasure Find) - unusual products and devices from all over the world, an Open The Happy video - Korea unrelated videos such as movie reviews, make-up tutorials and montages of their pets or DICKS (Discussing Interesting Contemporary Korean Slang) - a segment hosted by employees SooZee and Leigh about Korean and North American slang words
  • Sundays: K Crunch Indie - Introducing Korean indie music, or Speaker's Corner, uploaded every Sunday on their You are Here Cafe channel, with many people leaving messages in their coffeeshop booth, discussing popular topics in the news in Korea or around the world.

In addition to their regular segments, they also have the annual Eat Your Kimchi Awards (EYKAs) with 2012 marking the first ever awards ceremony. Categories of the 2012 awards included: Best Potential Music Mondays of the Year, Rookie of the Year, best gun usage and many more. Each of the winners is awarded with The Golden Spudgy Award, based on the Pekingese the couple adopted back in 2009.

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 Eatyourkimchi's Reception and Audience

Star King ,and Running Man . However, the blog has also received some criticism. The Stawskis report that large numbers of anonymous users have engaged the site with vulgar comments in response to controversial statements made by the couple.

Meanwhile, their website, which also hosts videos, receives more than 750,000 hits a monthfrom more than 100,000 unique viewers.

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