Durango culinary icon ‘Grandma’ Chung writes new memoir in search of lost loved ones

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Durango culinary icon ‘Grandma’ Chung writes new memoir in search of lost loved ones

‘Grandma’ Chung longs to reconnect with family
Local food icon Hwaja “Grandma” Chung greets afternoon guests with a meal at her home east of Durango. Chung has written a memoir, Rose the Fierce, with the help of local historian Susan Terrill-Flint.
A photo of a young Hwaja “Grandma” Chung graces the cover of Rose the Fierce, a new memoir available at Maria’s Bookshop.
Local food icon Hwaja “Grandma” Chung walks to her “favorite spot,” the dome greenhouse at her home, east of Durango.
Local food icon Hwaja “Grandma” Chung sits within the dome greenhouse at her home east of Durango. Chung has written a memoir, Rose the Fierce, which she hopes will help her family to connect with lost relatives in North Korea.
Local food icon Hwaja “Grandma” Chung reflects on her childhood from her home east of Durango. With the help of co-author Susan Terrill-Flint, Chung has written a memoir, Rose the Fierce, that’s available at Maria’s Bookshop.

Durango culinary icon ‘Grandma’ Chung writes new memoir in search of lost loved ones

Local food icon Hwaja “Grandma” Chung greets afternoon guests with a meal at her home east of Durango. Chung has written a memoir, Rose the Fierce, with the help of local historian Susan Terrill-Flint.
A photo of a young Hwaja “Grandma” Chung graces the cover of Rose the Fierce, a new memoir available at Maria’s Bookshop.
Local food icon Hwaja “Grandma” Chung walks to her “favorite spot,” the dome greenhouse at her home, east of Durango.
Local food icon Hwaja “Grandma” Chung sits within the dome greenhouse at her home east of Durango. Chung has written a memoir, Rose the Fierce, which she hopes will help her family to connect with lost relatives in North Korea.
Local food icon Hwaja “Grandma” Chung reflects on her childhood from her home east of Durango. With the help of co-author Susan Terrill-Flint, Chung has written a memoir, Rose the Fierce, that’s available at Maria’s Bookshop.
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