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Yangyang traditional market is life of the region

Yangyang County in Gangwon Province is on the northeastern coastline of Korea and at the foot of the famed Seoraksan National Park. There you will find one of the oldest traditional markets in Korea ...

Updated : 2016.06.10 18:04

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

Fabulous summer getaway at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul will present its Summer Breeze package from June 20 to Sept. 4 for those seeking a perfect summer ...

Updated : 2016.06.10 17:52

An alphabet soup guide to confusing restaurant menu terms

NEW YORK (AP) -- Okonomiyaki, anyone? A survey released Tuesday for the restaurant reservation site OpenTable showed that the savory Japanese pancake is the No. 1 most befuddling term among 2,035 di...

Updated : 2016.06.09 17:04

Tickling palates pink, France wins war of the rose

PARIS (AFP) - Would sir and madam care for red or white with their meal to appeal to their exacting, traditionalist palates? After all, pink is surely plonk -- or is it? France’s winemakers are wagi...

Updated : 2016.06.09 17:01

Thousands flock to posh Paris flash mob picnic

PARIS (AFP) – It’s the world’s classiest flash mob, when a highly selective group of guerrilla gourmets armed with picnic baskets and linen napkins take over a famous landmark. The latest “Diner...

Updated : 2016.06.09 16:59

[Eye Interview] 'Hansik is about consideration for others’

Wearing a delicate traditional Korean hanbok made of a light jade skirt and cream top, Yoon Sook-ja, chairwoman of the Korean Food Foundation, is the quintessential host -- elegant and ever so consid...

Updated : 2016.06.03 16:58

Make this delicious strawberry sauce

One of my long-standing problems in the kitchen is ambition versus execution. That dilemma always comes up during strawberry season. Strawberries are such a fleeting crop. And so, I never pass up a...

Updated : 2016.06.03 11:21

High-end mocha, aged cold-brewed coffee at new roaster-cafe

Coffee M Works, a roaster-cafe that opened in Cheongdam-dong this April, merges a hip, snap-worthy interior with solid, artisanal brews. Helmed by head roaster and CEO Moon Jong-chul, the 50-seat, n...

Updated : 2016.06.03 11:18

A guide to New York’s top bagels and schmear

NEW YORK (AP) -- At street carts and bodegas, diners and supermarkets, nowhere is the bagel more ubiquitous than New York City. So exactly what makes a New York City bagel good and, more importantly...

Updated : 2016.06.02 11:52

Korean vegetables to be grown in French royal garden

The Seoul Metropolitan Government and a French state school of landscape architecture have signed a memorandum of understanding to set aside space for Korean vegetables in a French royal kitchen gard...

Updated : 2016.06.02 10:53

Anything goes as French liqueurs keep up with world trends

AVRILLE, France (AFP) -- Whether the ingredients are traditional, exotic or frankly bizarre, French liqueurs are reliable “ambassadors of quality,” an industry leader says. Visitors to the Printemps...

Updated : 2016.05.31 14:02

Chai stirred into Silicon Valley coffee culture

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) -- In a Silicon Valley culture known for brilliant ideas boiling up in coffee shops, Gaurav Chawla is pouring his heart into chai. Chawla was on a break from his job as an engine...

Updated : 2016.05.31 13:44

Korea’s first vegan festival offers variety

Korea hosted its first ever vegan festival at the Seoul Innovation Center in Eunpyeong-gu last Sunday where an array of products and foods that are based on the concept of all things void of animal r...

Updated : 2016.05.27 18:07

[Home Cooking] Pickled garlic (maneul jangajji)

Pickled garlic (maneul jangajji) is a staple side dish in Korea. The garlic cloves are first soaked in a vinegar brine for a few days and then pickled in a soy brine. Through this two-step process, t...

Updated : 2016.05.27 18:01

[Weekender] ‘Chi-maek’ spuns culture of its own

Move over Colonel Sanders, because KFC is starting to take on a whole new meaning -- Korean Fried Chicken. Korea’s popular pairing of fried chicken with ice-cold draft beer -- or what locals refer ...

Updated : 2016.05.27 17:54