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Gourmet.com Publishes One of My Photos

I got an e-mail from Gourmet.com’s online photo editor this morning asking for permission to use one of my pictures for an article on beating the summer heat with cold Korean noodles. Here’s the picture as it appears on their Web site (the photo credit is at the end of the article):


Gourmet version

She said that she found the picture on my Flickr account, which is where I store most of my food porn. What’s funny about the picture is that I didn’t recognize it at first, but as I was going through my pictures, I found the original:


Naeng Myun

Notice how pale and washed out it is compared to the delectable bowl of soup that Gourmet.com published? Photoshop is great, isn’t it?

For the record, this bowl of naeng myun was taken at Korea House in San Francisco’s Japantown.

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