H Mart Hacks: How to Make the Most of the Korean Superstore Chain

An ode to H Mart, which is having a moment

marie myung-ok lee
Published in
6 min readFeb 22, 2018

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The newest H Mart in NYC: Columbia University! Photo courtesy of the author

H Mart was my saving grace during this year of Covid-19 because while the grocery store literally across the street had massive lines 24/7, I could breeze into H Mart, like any Asian restaurant at this time, and it would be almost empty except for fellow Asians, all excellently…

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marie myung-ok lee

Columbia Writer-in-Residence. The Evening Hero (Simon & Schuster). Slate, Salon, NY Times, The Atlantic. Forthcoming novel about gun violence: HURT YOU (May)