What's Hallyu?Please help me correct these sentences. Thanks! (#1 is extracted from an article on the Net.)
1. This year, My Love from the Star boosted sales of fried chicken during the bird flu crisis, because the female protagonist said she adored "beer and fried chicken" as her favorite food when the first winter snow began to fall. ["Amid" is somewhat dated, and it suggests an image of someone standing in the middle of a hospital ward. "During" simply means "at the time of," which says what you mean.]
2. It goes to show that the phenomenon of Hallyu is all the rage. "It goes to show..." = "It shows..." We don't say "us" after it. And it would be slightly more natural to say "the Hallyu phenomenon."