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Making more than makgeolli

Julia Mellor’s first experience with makgeolli was, by her own admission, terrible. The cheap green bottle she had purchased from a local convenience store here left such a bad aftertaste that she ga...

Updated : 2017.07.19 18:25

Revitalizing Seoul through food

The evolving dining industry in Seoul has transformed blue-collar communities into hipster havens, where artists and expats alike relocate to open their restaurants and cafes. With food comes locals, ...

Updated : 2017.07.18 16:03

Maison M’O launches new bakery near Seoul Forest

If one walks into A Cote du Parc at 10 in the morning, one is greeted with the intoxicating scent of freshly baked brioche, a warm, toasty, buttery scent that is hard to resist. The spread of pastries...

Updated : 2017.07.14 17:48

Kkaennip Jjim (Steamed Perilla Leaves)

This steamed perilla leaf side dish (kkaennip jjim) is enjoyed in the summer when fresh perilla leaves are plentiful. The fragrant perilla leaves are lightly seasoned with a simple mixture of seasonin...

Updated : 2017.07.14 17:12

[Around the Hotels] Promotions and packages

Summer package at Westin Chosun Seoul The Westin Chosun Seoul offers the Urban Oasis accommodation package until Aug. 31. The package features accommodation in the deluxe, executive and junior suites,...

Updated : 2017.07.07 17:43

[Weekender] Extravagant desserts, once banned, return to spotlight

Topping off a savory meal with something sweet has become a commonplace ritual all over the world. But long before cafes or bakeries flooded the streets of Korea, sweets were not used as desserts but...

Updated : 2017.07.07 17:36

[Weekender] Taiwanese desserts gain ground in Korea

Move over macarons and Frappuccinos. Just as Starbucks made coffee drinks a daily essential for millions of Koreans and consumers around the world, authentic Taiwanese desserts are soaring in populari...

Updated : 2017.07.07 17:34

[Weekender] Bingsu, Korea’s heat-beating ice dessert

If Italy has gelato and France has sorbet, Korea has bingsu. It is a national dessert made of shaved ice, milk and condensed milk, and often topped with sweetened red beans or fruits. It is a dish bel...

Updated : 2017.07.07 17:26

Buttermilk Biscuit Co. brings Southern-style eats to Seoul

When Kwon Yong-ki and his brother brainstormed ideas for their new restaurant, the siblings remembered late nights spent chowing down on biscuits in Virginia.“There was a diner inside the grocery tha...

Updated : 2017.06.30 17:46

[Around the Hotels] Promotions and packages

Summer package at Westin Chosun Seoul The Westin Chosun Seoul offers the Urban Oasis accommodation package until Aug. 31. The package features accommodation in the deluxe, executive and junior suites,...

Updated : 2017.06.30 16:33

[Home Cooking] Tonkatsu (Fried pork cutlet)

Tonkatsu is a panko breaded, deep-fried pork cutlet. Like the curry rice I posted last time, tonkatsu (called donkkaseu in Korea) is another dish that made its way into Korea by way of Japan and becam...

Updated : 2017.06.30 16:28

Grilling? Don’t hold the mayo!

This is the season of outdoor parties and cookouts, as those of us self-professed grill masters and weekend warriors deftly show off our live-fire cooking skills in front of family and friends. That i...

Updated : 2017.06.23 17:54

Fresh veggie dinner perfect for a hot summer night

Combine fresh sauteed vegetables with fresh fettuccine for this quick, vegetarian dinner. You can use the vegetables in this recipe, or mix and match any type you have on hand. Use the recipe as a blu...

Updated : 2017.06.23 17:53

[Around the Hotels] Promotions and packages

Summer package at Sheraton Seoul D Cube CitySheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel is offering a summer package that includes a one-night stay in a Club Room, express check-in at the Club Lounge on the 38th...

Updated : 2017.06.16 18:28

[Home Cooking] Curry Rice

Made with instant curry mix, Korean curry rice is a stew-like curry sauce served over rice. It’s one of those dishes that was introduced to Korea by the Japanese, and has since become a staple in Kor...

Updated : 2017.06.16 18:25