Hang over cure from the East


The partying from Saturday night caught up with me Sunday morning. After washing away the stale party smell, I hauled myself fifteen subway stops to Konkuk University to meet my friend Rachel. She’s teaching me Chinese and I teach her Spanish.

I was able to write a character Rachel deemed beautiful enough to call Chinese. If you squint right, this character means “you”.

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After a lesson of writing and vocab, she invited me to grab dinner with a long time friend. I decided to join them in hopes that some food would set me right.

I’m not talking about my old college hang over cure of fried chicken strips and fries or a Cajun filet biscuit from Bojangles. No, legit chinese food did the trick this time.

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All the oil in the food soaked up the toxins in my stomach and really fixed me right. I have never had so many flavors at once! Chinese food is oily, but the flavors are amazing! This isn’t your “Sweet n’ Sour Pork” or “General Tso’s Chicken” from home.

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I want to see how many things I can cross off my travel bucket list in five years.
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