HMart Opens First Austin Grocery Store, Debuting New Food Hall Concept
by Kate Winkle, KXAN
Posted: 2018-02-21 15:48:58 EST

AUSTIN — Stacey Kwon should have known she’d go into the family business.

In first grade, she asked her dad for chocolate to bring into class for Valentine’s Day, but he forgot. She vividly remembers sitting at her desk, sadly looking at the cards she had, when all of a sudden he showed up, carrying giant Hmart bags stuffed with treats. The class went wild — and she remembers being so happy.

“That was probably my first experience sharing culture and food,” Kwon said. “And, literally, that’s what I feel every time we open up a store. And I should have known then that this was my passion.”

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