the new york times magazine

Shopping in Pyongyang

Travis Jeppesen

PREVIEW

From The New York Times Magazine: “Shopping in Pyongyang” by Travis Jeppesen.

One night in Pyongyang, around 9 p.m., my North Korean minder, S., and I pulled into the empty parking lot of the Chongryu Restaurant on the quiet banks of the Potong River...

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PREVIEW

From The New York Times Magazine: “Shopping in Pyongyang” by Travis Jeppesen.

One night in Pyongyang, around 9 p.m., my North Korean minder, S., and I pulled into the empty parking lot of the Chongryu Restaurant on the quiet banks of the Potong River...