Tuesday, February 21, 2012

March Mixer: Korean Theme Taco & Movie

Galbi & Namul Sandwich,
"I feel too lazy to cook" Sandwich. So yummy.
Announcing March Second Saturday Event - a Food & Movie Day!

Were you with us for our fun food-and-mixer meetups like Making of Bulgogi Sandwich, Gimbab Rolling contests, Mandu Fest, Korean Tea Ceremony and Namul Experiments? (If you attended the February Workshop, believe it or not, you had a sandwich with Korean flare!)

A couple of years ago Jamie hosted Mandu Fest, and everyone had a wonderful time! She's hosting another fun event in March - Korean Taco and Movie Day. And you're invited!

Please RSVP in advance so that we can have ingredients and the kitchen ready. Seating is limited. So the confirmation will be first-pay-first-serve basis.

UPDATE: March 7, 2012
The event is full, we are no longer taking RSVPs.
Sorry that if we cannot add you to the event this time, or you missed this event. Thanks for showing your interest; we will do this again!

UPDATE: March 1, 2012
The event is full, and we are now taking Waitlist only. IMPORTANT: Please do not, I repeat, do NOT pay unless you hear from us confirming that you are in. We won't be able to issue full refund. Thank you!

To be added to the waitlist, please email us (see below). If you're a member of our meetup site, RSVP on the site to be added to the wait list.

See you soon!

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Sogaeting(소개팅)? What does it mean exactly?

We are having a Valentine-themed Workshop and "Ask a Korean" meetup today. In observance of this workshop, I thought you may be interested in one of many aspects of Korean dating culture: Sogaeting (소개팅).

Question today comes from Cris who asked about "소개팅."
I have the understanding that 소개팅 means something like introducing something in the form of "matchmaking". I heard my korean cousin saying it in a joking manner, but i wasn't sure what it meant.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Rate your event - and how to rate it

I am quite certain most of us are clear about event rating system. Still, may I ask for 2 minutes of your time and read about it?

As you know, a few sites of KLCX has an event rating system. Your volunteers are always excited to be able to put together something you can come and enjoy; and all members long to hear how much you enjoyed the event as an attendee. Rating system is a quick way to leave your feedback. Your 15 seconds make a big difference for everyone, including yourself in the long run.

Please rate the meetup you attended. When you do, please consider following:
  1. When others see that the event was a 5-star worthy, they will be encouraged to come next time. You see, in order for us to continue no- and low-cost events, we need mass attendance. You can help us by rating the event you attended.
  2. You can encourage and motivate your volunteer staff to continue to make things happen for you. The only compensation they get is your words of encouragement. So just by rating, you motivate them!

Please rate based on the effort and content of the meetup.
Please do not rate based on the food you had, service by the venue, parking situation, people you liked or didn't like. None of your volunteers have any control over them.

If you have to rate any less than the perfect score, let us know why.
We know that even if you give the event a perfect score, there is always a room for improvements. So help us improve. You can leave a note along with your rating, email event hosts, use message boards, or leave a comments on our official blog. Email Director Yoon and you can keep your identity anonymous too!

Please let us know what you liked (so that we can keep it) and what you didn't like (so that we can make it better for you.). This is very important to both you and me, so I appreciate it. The group cannot go on without you and your feedback.

Thank you, and see you at the next meetup!

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Saturday, February 4, 2012

February Workshop and Q&A

Here comes the February Second Saturday Series!

Celebrating Valentine's Day, the theme of the month is "Dating and Relationship" and possibly other taboo-topics that we generally avoid. Naturally, to attend this meetup, you may need to keep your minds and views open. You must be over 21 years old.

This meetup will also get you ready for the Language Exchange later this month (pending). So please come join us!

We will have informal workshops and Q & A session in which you get to ask pretty much any question you've been wanting to ask a Korean, from pronunciation to culture to something you weren't quite sure whom to ask. As always, we will have a mixer to get to know each other during and/or after the workshop.

As always, your RSVP is strongly recommended. So please read the instruction below thoroughly. Thank you!

* 한국어 원어민이세요? 특별히 부탁의 말씀이 있으니 꼭 읽어주세요. 감사합니다.