Porky Pig Meats

Oct 13, 2022

By Joshua Fernandes, J Camp 2019 — Atlanta

Porky Pig Meats has been around for nearly as long as the Curb Market has, since around the 1920s. Current owner Ms. Soon Yi is one of five Korean-owned businesses at the market.

Porky Pig Market owner Ms. Soon Yi stands behind the counter of the store she inherited in 2004 from a Korean friend after immigrating to America 5 years ago.
Eric Moore picks out meat for a customer as he has for the last 5 months.
Alfonzo Foster carefully selects an oxtail for a customer.
Eric Moore hands a customer their meat. In the summer their most popular kind of meats are ribs and chicken wings.
Alfonzo Foster waits and watches for customers from behind the counter.




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