[EPISODE] Murray Hill and the Hawaiian Sons of Thunder
Jeff starts off the show by introducing his first guest, David Griffin. David first talks about architectural history and the boundary of Murray Hill. Then David talks about the history of Murray Hill. Murray Hill is named after the Murray family, Robert Murray. David also talks about the history of Murray Hill during the Revolutionary War. He then mentioned the Revolutionary Tea Party happened in Murray Hill.
David came back talking about his company, Landmark Branding. David then talks about Murray Hill residents were mostly wealth middle-class people. The brownstones row houses are built for the middle classes. He also mentions the famous architectural buildings around the neighborhood, Grand Central Terminal, and the Morgan Library & Museum. Then David talks about the history of Morgan Library and Museum.
Jeff came back introducing his second guest, James Kim the owner of Sons of Thunder. James talks about he is a pastor of a church plant, which is the process of a new church being established. James then talks about how he started his restaurant, Sons of Thunder. He started the restaurant with his brother and wife. The idea of the name of James’ restaurant came from the scripture.
Jeff came back asking James how he settled on Poke. James explained how he decided to served poke and it was a new thing for people around the area and they explain more than selling the poke in the beginning. James then talks about the things he liked around the neighborhood of Murray Hill and he also mentions the changes he saw around Murray Hill.