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Earl Grey espresso and ricotta fig toast at Cafe Halfmoon

Located on a quiet stretch of a Cheongdam-dong street, Cafe Halfmoon looks like it would lead a relatively obscure and tranquil existence as a neighborhood hangout. Cafe Halfmoon serves up eats and ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 17:13

[Around the Hotels] Promotions and packages

Green tea promotion at Park Hyatt Seoul The Lounge at Park Hyatt Seoul, a newly renovated Korean tea house, is offering a green tea promotion until April 23. The promotion includes a selection of pr...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:18

[The Palate] Gyeongdong Market, the endearing traditional marketplace

The traditional markets scattered throughout the country are important resources for their local neighborhoods. Well-known marketplaces, like Namdaemun and Gwangjang, are examples of where Koreans ca...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:09

[Around the Hotels] Packages and promotions

Tea house opens at Park Hyatt Seoul The Park Hyatt Seoul’s The Lounge tea house, located on the 24th floor, reopened Monday, offering quality dishes and beverages to customers. With spectacular vie...

Updated : 2017.04.09 13:19

[Home Cooking] Spicy braised tofu (dubu jorim)

Dubu jorim (braised tofu) is a popular Korean side dish which is typically pan-fried and then braised in a spicy sauce. This braised tofu doesn’t require pan-frying and uses a lot more liquid. It re...

Updated : 2017.04.07 17:48

Asian-French tapas at Bao27

Bao27 owner Kim Hyun-sung and chef Oh Jong-il take their variation of Chinese steamed buns very seriously. If one walks by in the afternoon, between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., one might be able to catch a gl...

Updated : 2017.04.07 16:51

[Around the Hotels] Packages and promotions

Children’s birthday at Grand Hyatt Seoul The Grand Hyatt Seoul is offering a children’s birthday party package at restaurant JJ Gazebo. Up to 15 children can have a private garden party with pizza...

Updated : 2017.03.31 14:54

[The Palate] The arrival of springtime jjukkumi

As winter ends so does the robust seafood season that filled our palates with the freshest catches in the frigid months. As if to offer one last hurrah, baby webfoot octopus, known as jjukkumi, make ...

Updated : 2017.03.31 14:52

[Around the Hotels] Packages and promotions

New general manager at Novotel Ambassador Gangnam Novotel Ambassador Seoul Gangnam has appointed Vincent Lelay as its new general manager, drawing on his Asia-focused expertise to better serve its c...

Updated : 2017.03.24 14:00

[Home Cooking] Dak cheonggyeongchae bokkeum (Stir-fried chicken and bok choy)

This Chinese-style stir-fried chicken with baby bok choy (cheonggyeongchae) is quick and easy to put together, making it perfect for a weeknight meal. First, coat the bite sized chicken with cornsta...

Updated : 2017.03.24 13:17

Around the Hotels

Weekend packages at ibis Styles Ambassador The ibis Styles Ambassador Seoul Myeong-dong and Gangnam are offering weekend packages for replenishing the weary mind and body. The Cozy Weekend package ...

Updated : 2017.03.17 18:41

New matcha tea spot in Seongsu-dong

At Matchacha Seoul in Seongsu-dong, owner Lee Yenie can be found behind the counter, vigorously whisking pulverized green tea leaves into a frothy, creamy beverage. “I have a fondness for matcha,”...

Updated : 2017.03.17 18:16

[Around the Hotels] Spring promotion at Grand Hyatt Incheon

Spring promotion at Grand Hyatt Incheon The Grand Hyatt Incheon is offering spring dishes at Grand Cafe throughout March. The dishes comprise of fresh and nutritious greens, including chamnamul, wil...

Updated : 2017.03.10 18:16

[The Palate] Old world Chinese dumplings at Gubok Mandu

If you blink entering or exiting Sookmyung Station in Namyeong-dong, chances are you have passed the sliver of a shop, Gubok Mandu, non-descript among other tiny storefronts offering little to nothin...

Updated : 2017.03.10 17:17

[Home Cooking] Hongeojjim (Steamed skate)

Hongeo (skate) is a popular fish in Korea. It’s eaten in many ways -- raw, fermented, steamed, pan-fried, spicy, mild, etc. Today, I’m showing you how to make hongeojjim (steamed skate). This deli...

Updated : 2017.03.10 17:14