Things That Happen to Me

Since the mid nineties I have been looking for a bibimbap that would stand above all others.

via My longstanding quest for the ideal bibimbap.

A few weeks ago, I stumbled onto (I’m guessing) probably the only Korean-American hamburger stand in Maine. I ordered the bibimbap. The owner said, You’re not from around here, are you. I was, like, Huh? He said, No one ever orders from the Korean side of the menu.