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Grand Hilton kick-starts early bird Oktoberfest sales

The Grand Hilton Seoul is gearing up to host its annual Oktoberfest, marking the 10th anniversary of one of the city’s largest beer festivals. The festivities will kick off on Sept. 3 at the hotel’...

Updated : 2016.07.14 14:33

Shake Shack burger to open this month in Gangnam

Shake Shack, a popular burger chain from New York City, will open its first store in Gangnam on July 22, Korean food and confectionary company SPC Group said Tuesday. (Shake Shack) The store will b...

Updated : 2016.07.12 11:35

Seoil Farm enchants with organic and slow-food style

If you look at food history and the culture of any country, the roots of their cuisine usually lie in local and naturally grown ingredients as well as seasonal and slow-food cooking methods. Whethe...

Updated : 2016.07.08 18:02

Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung brings taste of Thai to Korea

With the popularity of Thai food on the rise, Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy is hosting “Thai Cuisine Week” from July 11 to 16 to promote authentic Thai gastronomy in Korea. The week-long lectur...

Updated : 2016.07.07 15:27

Italian Michelin star chef wins Korean cooking contest

An Italian owner chef of a Michelin-starred restaurant won a Korean cooking contest in Milan to promote the cuisine’s globalization Tuesday. Fabrizio Ferrari, the owner of Michelin one-star restaura...

Updated : 2016.07.05 13:51

[EYE] Giving people the gift of time

Breakfast is a big part of Korean life, the family gathering for a proper sit-down breakfast that would set you off right for the day. Or that used to be the case. These days, such scenes seem to ha...

Updated : 2016.07.01 16:27

[Home Cooking] Miyeok muchim (Seaweed salad)

Here’s a nice, refreshing summer side dish! Miyeok, also known as wakame, is an edible brown sea vegetable that is highly nutritious. Dried seaweed is a staple in Korean pantries and it is used to m...

Updated : 2016.07.01 14:21

MasterChef Korea’s Austin Kang on fast track to fame

Chef-celeb Austin Kang had no idea he would be cooking on cable TV. Up until February, he was far away from the limelight, three years deep into working in the kitchen, first at a Mexican fusion res...

Updated : 2016.07.01 14:05

How to grill vegetables right, no matter the shape

Look on the bright side: What with global warming sending our poor, precious planet into a hellbound death spiral, and summer's newly blistering temperatures turning your kitchen into Satan’s sauna,...

Updated : 2016.06.30 15:13

Centuries-old winemaking in Bordeaux gets a modern twist

BORDEAUX, France (AP) -- For centuries Bordeaux has been the corporate center of French winemaking, known for luscious wines, elegant chateaus and shrewd wine-sellers. Now there's a new twist: More c...

Updated : 2016.06.30 14:02

Chilled chicken noodle soup to stave off the heat

As the hot and humid days of summer lie ahead for the next three months, finding ways to cool off has one yearning for more comfortable environs and seeking foods to comfort one’s stomach and weary...

Updated : 2016.06.24 18:16

Mastering smoothies this summer

With temperatures sizzling, it’s time to break out the blender and start whipping up some frosty, fruity and flavorful smoothies. The beauty of smoothies is that you can add just about anything to ...

Updated : 2016.06.23 15:07

Joe Wicks: ‘Trying to get the whole world lean’

LONDON (AP) -- With over a million Instagram followers and a best-selling book, Joe Wicks is back for round two with “Lean in 15: The Shape Plan,” released earlier this month. With an idea born in h...

Updated : 2016.06.23 14:53

The Italian wine star that came back from oblivion

OFFIDA, Italy (AFP) -- It is the rising star of Italian wine, a green-gold white starting to earn an international reputation for its distinctive mineral edge and ageing potential. Yet pecorino, whi...

Updated : 2016.06.23 14:51

Healthy-ish burgers at Park Royal offshoot

Nearly two years into the business, owner-chef Derek Oh felt an itch to do something more casual than his already semi-relaxed dining spot, Park Royal. He landed on the idea of burgers. “We star...

Updated : 2016.06.17 13:35