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How My Backflip Landed Me at ABC's Shark Tank Casting Call

Posted by Sonia Kang on

What does this image have to do with ABC's Shark Tank? Well, let me start from the beginning. And when I say the beginning, I mean when I stepped foot in the swimming pool with 3 of my 4 kids. And when I say swimming, I mean floating on an inflatable raft catching some rays. They swim all around me like little sharks and try to flip me over. I splash them and tell them mama just wants to relax and to swim away. "You're no fun," the youngest one says. I lower my shades to my nose and peer...

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Samosas in the Summertime

Posted by Sonia Kang on

We are so fortunate here in Los Angeles to be in a culturally diverse city. We are surrounded by beautiful people from different countries. We have opportunities to try a variety of ethnic restaurants and listen to music from across the world. The best part about it? No passport required! Got some free time? Listen to International music from Uganda or the Ukraine at Walt Disney Music Hall. Want to try some new foods? In one day you can travel to Little Ethiopia and sample gomen and kik alicha or head northeast to Thai town and try some tom yum soup or...

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