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‘Hip flask cocktails’ at Park Hyatt SeoulThe Timber House at Park Hyatt Seoul is serving “hip flask cocktails” in the whisky bottles that people put in their pockets to heat them with body tempera...

Updated : 2014.10.17 20:57

Bewitch is back

Over six years ago, a veteran fashion industry insider-turned-chef turned a tiny little dry cleaning store into an off-the-beaten-path bistro on Seoul’s Garosugil. From that charmed, sweet nook, she ...

Updated : 2014.10.17 20:52

Hobakjuk (pumpkin porridge)

Hobakjuk (pumpkin porridge) (Korean Bapsang)With the weather getting colder, we could all use some warm comfort food. For Koreans, juk (porridge) is a popular comfort food either as a light meal or a...

Updated : 2014.10.17 20:49

Ojingeo muchim (spicy squid salad)

Ojingeo muchim (spicy squid salad) Korean BapsangOjingeo muchim is a spicy, sweet and tangy dish that’s made with boiled squid and fresh vegetables. It’s also called ojingeo cho (vinegar) muchim. Al...

Updated : 2014.10.10 20:47

Popular Japanese treat lands in Seoul

Croissant Taiyaki, a popular Japanese dessert brand that specializes in red bean-filled, fish-shaped waffles called taiyaki, launched its first Seoul outlet this month. While taiyaki ― called bungeop...

Updated : 2014.10.10 20:02

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Fall trekking around JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul presents a trekking package which invites guests to explore the historic places surrounding the hotel. Gues...

Updated : 2014.10.10 19:59

Stumptown coffee and pancakes in Seoul

The Pancake Epidemic, a creative agency in California, launched its first South Korean flagship cafe near Seoul’s Apgujeong-dong on Sept. 19. A division of the Los Angeles-based marketing agency Stre...

Updated : 2014.09.26 22:02

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‘Discover Korea’ promotion at Grand Hyatt IncheonGrand Hyatt Incheon’s Restaurant 8 presents Korean cuisine until Oct. 31 in celebration of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games. The “Discover Korea” prom...

Updated : 2014.09.26 21:59

Kongnamul bap (soybean sprouts rice bowl)

Kongnamul bap (soybean sprouts rice bowl) (Korean Bapsang)Kongnamul bap is basically rice cooked with kongnamul (soybean sprouts). Simply add soybean sprouts to your rice, and cook the rice the same w...

Updated : 2014.09.26 21:56

Former trader quits Playboy to open own Korean restaurant

Judy Joo is missing Playboy. The Morgan Stanley trader-turned-chef has quit the London club to open a restaurant and recalls the fun she had over three years, cooking for celebrities from Justin Biebe...

Updated : 2014.09.25 20:50

Pulled pork parfait at new BBQ spot

Hefty ribs, piquant housemade sausages and pulled pork parfaits are the major edible attractions at Holy Smoke, a new barbecue joint that officially opened in Seoul’s Haebangchon district this Wednes...

Updated : 2014.09.19 20:46

Kimchi bibim guksu, (spicy noodles with kimchi)

Kimchi bibim guksu (spicy noodles with kimchi) (Korean Bapsang)When there seems to be nothing in the fridge, bibim guksu made with kimchi comes in handy for a quick meal. Well-fermented kimchi is trul...

Updated : 2014.09.19 20:43

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Autumn package at Hilton Namhae Golf and Spa ResortHilton Namhae Golf and Spa Resort presents a fall accommodation package available from Sept. 21 to Oct. 31. The all-inclusive package includes a one-...

Updated : 2014.09.19 20:41

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Tempura promotion at Millennium Seoul Hilton Millennium Seoul Hilton’s Japanese restaurant Genji is offering a tempura course meal featuring the seasonal ingredient pine mushroom. The eight-course di...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:47

Lavender lattes and mousse at ‘Little and Much’

At Little and Much, a dessert cafe that opened on Sept. 1 in Seoul, mousse cake is the treat to order, robed in dark chocolate or filled with passion fruit. “The first thing we learned to make was m...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:45