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Celebrity chef helms kitchen of highly anticipated new restaurant

Less than a week remains until celebrity chef Song Hoon’s newest culinary endeavor, S-Tavern, launches in Seoul.  Master Chef Korea Season 4 judge Song and team are busy preparing for the grand open...

Updated : 2016.05.20 14:14

How did tortillas become the new white bread?

Ah, the humble tortilla. It’s been around for thousands of years -- a soft, pliable flat bread that was a cornerstone of the Aztec diet. And now it’s the fastest-growing segment of the baking indus...

Updated : 2016.05.20 13:59

Local bounty highlight of Jeju Food & Wine Festival

SEOGWIPO, Jejudo Island --The sundrenched southern Jejudo Island is known for its seafood plucked from the seabed by women divers and served up fresh and raw at beachside eateries.  Yet, for visitors...

Updated : 2016.05.19 17:27

‘Soviet chic’ restaurant favored by KGB spies reopens in Moscow

MOSCOW (AFP) -- Moscow’s Aragvi restaurant, once the legendary haunt of KGB spies and cosmonauts, has reopened with its Soviet-era grandeur restored. The high-end eatery on the main Tverskaya Street...

Updated : 2016.05.17 14:46

[Weekender] Is brown sugar healthier than white?

In the world of sugar, frankly speaking, color makes no difference at all. The misconception may stem from some generalized ideas that brown rice is healthier than white rice, and wheat bread over whi...

Updated : 2016.05.13 22:49

Chamchi (tuna) gimbap

This variation of gimbap is made with canned tuna (chamchi in Korean). You can make the tuna filling the way you make tuna salad with mayonnaise and other ingredients. I added a bit of dijon mustard, ...

Updated : 2016.05.13 18:18

Bom namul at their peak

As most places around the world that experience four distinct seasons, springtime is symbolic as a time of rebirth or awakening after the dormant winter months. There is no better representation of th...

Updated : 2016.05.13 18:14

CU launches rice to go with ramen

Convenience store chain CU has launched rice specifically designed to go with cup noodle products, Tuesday.  Priced at 700 won (60 cents), this 125-gram rice is called “ra-mal-bap,” short for “ram...

Updated : 2016.05.12 17:51

Korea’s top five chefs head to NYC for W50B gala dinners

Hailed as the five best chefs in the country, Choi Hyun-seok of Elbon The Table, Jang Jin-mo of A&ND, Yim Jung-sik of Restaurant Jungsik, Tony Yoo of 24 Seasons and Kang Min-goo of Mingles will partic...

Updated : 2016.05.09 14:50

S. Korea holds cooking event for Iranians

South Korea hosted a cooking event in Tehran over the weekend to give Iranians a rare chance to savor the taste of some of Korea's most popular foods, as the Asian country stepped up its foray into one of the world's least-tapped markets, organizers said Monday.  Hosted by the state-run K...

Updated : 2016.05.02 11:57

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

 Sheraton D Cube City presents Sheraton Wine Market  Sheraton Seoul D Cube City is holding Sheraton Wine Market from noon to 9:30 p.m. on May 1-31. During the promotion period, guests can enjoy wi...

Updated : 2016.04.29 15:39

[Home Cooking] Saeu ganghoe (Green onion-tied shrimp and asparagus)

Spring is in full swing! Gorgeous spring vegetables are everywhere. Among them is asparagus, which tastes best at this time of year. Another spring treasure is tender, thin green onion, called shilpa....

Updated : 2016.04.29 15:19

Piccolo lattes and hefty cookies at Hayley’s Cafe

There is something deeply satisfying about a cookie, especially when it is fat and plump, cake-like on the inside but crackly crisp and caramelized around the edges -- like the ones at Hayley’s Cafe ...

Updated : 2016.04.29 15:08

7-11 launches ginseng kimbap

A ginseng variety of samgak kimbap was launched at 7-eleven convenience stores in Korea on Tuesday, in collaboration with Korea Ginseng Corporation. Samgak, or triangle, kimbap have long been a conven...

Updated : 2016.04.26 15:52

[Weekender] Tea fields in Boseong beckon with natural green splendors

BOSEONG, South Jeolla Province -- While nearby tropical nations like the Philippines and Indonesia have their hanging rice terraces in Banaue and Tegalalang that serve as major tourist attractions, Ko...

Updated : 2016.04.22 17:50