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Swiss Guard’s cookbook reveals Vatican culinary treats

VATICAN CITY (AP) ― If an army travels on its stomach, what does the world’s smallest army eat?A chef who serves in the Swiss Guards, David Geisser, is shedding light on the culinary tastes of the pope’s army with a new cookbook. “Buon Appetito” featuring recipes on the soldiers’ cur...

Updated : 2015.01.26 21:12

Daegu jiri (mild codfish stew)

Daegu jiri is a delicate stew made with codfish, or “daegu.” Cod is mild-flavored and has white flaky flesh. It’s a popular choice for Korean fish stews. There are two types of stew made with cod ―...

Updated : 2015.01.23 21:16

Around the Hotels

‘Happy Hour Canapé Buffet’ at The Plaza Hotel Seoul The Lounge, The Plaza Hotel Seoul’s stylish café & bar located on the lobby floor, is presenting a happy hour promotion with a full canapé buf...

Updated : 2015.01.23 21:11

Korean beer ranks No. 3 in Iraq

Korean beer exports to Iraq are gaining traction, helping local breweries that are moving to diversify their target markets to bolster growth, data showed Sunday.Exports of Korean beer to the country reached 6,384 tons, or $4.48 million, last year, putting South Korea as the country's thir...

Updated : 2015.01.18 13:47

Lobster rolls near Garosu-gil

Lobster Shack, one of the latest additions to a growing number of Seoul-based establishments specializing in lobster rolls, aims to lure foodies with its traditional and original takes on that winning...

Updated : 2015.01.16 19:45

Grilled Syrian cheese sandwich: Breakfast reinvented

I find it nearly impossible to escape from food. The subject pops up everywhere ― in advertisements, in unexpected places and in conversations. Forever tempted, always hungry, New Year’s resolutions...

Updated : 2015.01.16 19:42

Around the Hotels

Wine-pairing meal at Park Hyatt Seoul Park Hyatt Seoul will present a six-course Italian meal paired with Napa Valley Duckhorn wine on Jan. 24. The dinner will be prepared by three Italian chefs from ...

Updated : 2015.01.16 19:40

All the world’s a table

2014 was a great year for Yim Jung-sik, executive chef of Jungsikdang in Seoul and its New York outpost Jungsik. The Seoul restaurant recently relocated to the posh neighborhood of Cheongdam-dong whil...

Updated : 2015.01.09 20:21

Around the Hotels

Strawberry buffet at Renaissance Seoul Hotel Renaissance Seoul Hotel’s Cafe Trevi Lounge is presenting the “Shall We Strawberry” dessert buffet in celebration of the strawberry season. An array of ...

Updated : 2015.01.09 20:04

Yukgaejang (spicy beef soup with vegetables)

Yukgaejang (spicy beef soup with vegetables) (Korean Bapsang)Yukgaejang is a hearty, spicy beef soup that’s highly popular in Korea. Made with shredded beef, lots of scallions and other vegetables su...

Updated : 2015.01.09 20:01

From bits to bites, Seattle techies embrace restaurant world

Standing in front of his enormous, custom-made meat smoker, Jack Timmons is a happy man. He’s a lanky guy who speaks with a gentle Dallas drawl; his family back in Texas, he says, is the kind that al...

Updated : 2015.01.09 19:59

Around the hotels

Stay for half price at Conrad SeoulConrad Seoul is offering an accommodation and breakfast package for the New Year that enables guests to stay at a Grand King Corner Suite and receive a 50 percent di...

Updated : 2015.01.02 20:45

Lutefisk mac and cheese? You betcha

Chris Dorff, president of the 105-year-old Olsen Fish Co. in Minneapolis, thinks the way to save lutefisk is to innovate. The dried-rehydrated fish dish that’s been declining in popularity in recent ...

Updated : 2015.01.02 20:43

The cheese ball is back

I’m not sure the cheese ball ever fell out of favor, but it’s certainly back at the center of the table this holiday season.There was Kinston chef Vivian Howard on a recent episode of her PBS series...

Updated : 2015.01.02 20:41

Homey Japanese food at 28 Teheranro

28 Teheranro, a new Japanese restaurant-pub that opened in October in Seoul’s Daechi-dong, specializes in wholesome and homey meals that are fortifying yet light. “I want to make food that others an...

Updated : 2014.12.26 19:58