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Eddie Kim

Eddie Kim is a features writer based in Los Angeles, covering social and cultural issues for MEL.

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This Fermented Pineapple Brew Is the Perfect Thing to Drink in September

Tepache won’t get you drunk, but it will spike your autumn with a little bit of summer

‘Marijuana’ v. ‘Cannabis’ Is a Fight for the Soul of Weed

The word ‘marijuana’ is rapidly disappearing from our vocabulary, labeled as a relic of a deeply unwoke past. But to fight the creep of gentrification, is it time to reclaim it — or throw it in the bong water for good?

Yes, You Have to Refrigerate Your Hot Sauce

This is one instance where you should never abide by the label — unless, of course, you hate flavor and yourself