Spam is the reason Christopher Hwisu Kim doesn’t completely hate himself. As a Korean American kid, he fought against his Koreanness in every way—but he could never abandon the food. Spam 3 Ways is part cheeky recipe video, part personal essay. It’s an exploration of the fraught relationship Asian Americans have with their Asianness—through the lens of Spam.
Does longing have a flavor? Can sorrow ever taste sweet?