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Newspaper says it uncovered KFC’s secret recipe

CHICAGO (AFP) -- Is the secret KFC recipe a secret no more? A US newspaper says it may have inadvertently stumbled upon the closely guarded blend of spices and herbs that coat the global restaurant chain’s signature fried chicken. A key ingredient, according to the Chicago Tribune, is whi...

Updated : 2016.08.25 15:14

[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

Mediterranean promotion at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Pangyo   Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Pangyo will be presenting the Mediterranean promotion at the hotel buffet MoMo Cafe from Sept. 1-Oct. 31. ...

Updated : 2016.08.19 17:29

[The Palate] Cool and crisp lettuce wraps, ssambap

In the midst of this unusual heatwave, most locals tend to rely on the usual “go-to” summer foods in an attempt to cool off during these record-breaking temperatures. But, how many chilled noodle so...

Updated : 2016.08.19 17:13

[Home Cooking] Omurice

Omurice is fried rice wrapped in egg omelette. It’s a fusion dish that combines Asian fried rice with a Western omelette and ketchup. Flavored with sweet and tangy ketchup, omurice is especially popu...

Updated : 2016.08.12 10:21

Korean food made simple? Yes, it’s possible, says Judy Joo

NEW YORK (AP) -- The American palate has gotten sophisticated enough that kimchi is considered a health food and bibimbap can be ordered alongside mac and cheese.But cooking Korean food still seems li...

Updated : 2016.08.12 10:08

Hipsters and greybeards clink pints at U.K. Beer Festival

LONDON (AFP) -- Grizzly-bearded ale swillers and well-groomed hipsters jostled for bar space Tuesday at the Great British Beer Festival -- with the latter group driving the U.K.’s craft beer boom.The two tribes do not make for obvious bedfellows, but a love of traditional beer -- plus obs...

Updated : 2016.08.11 16:32

Beyond wheatgrass: vegan junk food is all the rage

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Vegan diets are considered by most as healthy and environmentally responsible, with celebrity poster children touting benefits like weight loss, clear skin and increased energy.But...

Updated : 2016.08.11 16:31

Cannabis chef takes fine dining to new high

LOS ANGELES (AFP) -- Christopher Sayegh holds up two syringes filled with cannabis compound, primed to pump tiny amounts into a pomegranate sorbet or a juicy cut of Wagyu Japanese beef as part of a bo...

Updated : 2016.08.04 13:51

Cakes with a novel twist at Vanilla Cloud

At first glance, the cakes at Vanilla Cloud -- a “dessert boutique” in Cheongdam-dong -- look predictable. There are colorful layer cakes and dainty mousse-like affairs, mouthwateringly displayed in...

Updated : 2016.07.29 13:34

[Home Cooking] Mul naengmyeon (noodles in cold broth)

Naengmyeon is a cold noodle dish of thin, chewy noodles made with buckwheat and potato or sweet potato starch. Mul naengmyeon is served in a clear, refreshing broth that’s typically made with beef br...

Updated : 2016.07.29 13:14

[The Palate] Raw seafood soup, mulhoe

In Korea the winter months are known to be the best time to enjoy seafood from the surrounding cold waters. However, it is in the summer when the bounty of the sea and fish “hoe” are the most desire...

Updated : 2016.07.22 17:26

[Weekender] Healthy, tasty local dishes that nourish during summer

During summer, some Koreans may think of the phrase “iyeolchiyeol” when deciding what to eat.  Similar to the popular English idiom “fight fire with fire,” Koreans are known to tackle the scorchi...

Updated : 2016.07.22 17:09

[Weekender] Eat to beat the heat

On a scorching hot summer day, you start to feel sluggish and dizzy while perspiring heavily. Feeling dehydrated and low on energy, you instinctively grab a glass of cold water, gulp it down and look ...

Updated : 2016.07.22 16:52

[Weekender] Keeping cool with food over the centuries

An exhibition on how Korea’s forefathers refreshed themselves during long, sweltering summer days is on at the National Folk Museum in Seoul, offering modern-day tips on how to keep cool.   “The ex...

Updated : 2016.07.22 16:40

Korean traditional confectionery master receives state recognition

A South Korean traditional sweets master has received the monthly state recognition for his outstanding artisanship, a government ministry said Friday. Kim Gyu-heun, the master artisan of "hangwa," or South Korean traditional confectionery, usually made from grains and natural sweeteners, ...

Updated : 2016.07.22 11:44