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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

[Around the Hotels]

‘2+1’ package at Hyatt hotels in Korea The Grand Hyatt Seoul, Grand Hyatt Incheon and Hyatt Regency Jeju are offering a “2+1” combined package this spring. Guests can stay two nights and get one...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:04

Hip carbs at 88 Bread

Danish toast bread -- a buttery, multilayered pastry loaf -- is on the verge of becoming Seoul’s hottest “it” carb. Similar in shape and flavor to regular toast bread, Danish toast bread is riche...

Updated : 2017.03.03 15:16

What the rich eat on their private planes

If you prepare food for Angelina Jolie, Michael Jackson, Simon Cowell and other multimillionaires while they’re lying on their private planes, what’s on the plate had better be good and nothing you...

Updated : 2017.03.02 18:34

[Home Cooking] Gulguk (Oyster soup)

Oysters are in season, and they are great in soups. This oyster soup is simple, refreshingly clear, and incredibly briny. The recipe uses two main ingredients -- oysters and radish. The oysters impa...

Updated : 2017.02.25 02:10

[The Palate] Winter’s oceanic jewels

Oysters can be thought of as the jewels of the winter food season. Delicate, briny and creamy are just a few ways one can describe these beloved bivalves, renowned for their plating style, alluring t...

Updated : 2017.02.25 02:08

Around the Hotels

Yachting package at Hyatt Regency Jeju The Hyatt Regency Jeju is offering a yachting package for families until the end of this year, combined with accommodations at the hotel. The package includes...

Updated : 2017.02.24 18:29

3 Korean restaurants among Asia’s Best 50 by Pellegrino

Three Korean restaurants were included among the 50 best restaurants in Asia, in a list sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. Seoul-based Mingles took the No. 15 spot and retained its position as...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:04

[Herald Interview] Chef dreams of sustainable food ecosystem

America’s dinner table has been quintessentially defined by the corn-fed, seven-ounce steak, served with steamed baby carrots. While the dish may be savory, the agricultural practices involved in i...

Updated : 2017.02.20 15:37

What makes celebrities jump into winemaking?

There is a saying among the people who take grapes and turn them into our favorite beverage, and it goes like this: To make a small fortune in the wine industry, you have to start with a large one. ...

Updated : 2017.02.17 17:52

Time to eat? Maybe not. When you chow down, not just on what, can affect your heart

It’s not just what you eat that affects the health of your heart. It’s also when you eat it. A new statement by the American Heart Association says there’s growing evidence that the timing of you...

Updated : 2017.02.17 17:51

[Weekender] For those who want restaurant-quality meals at home: semi-cooking food boxes

A rising culinary trend dubbed “semi-home-cooking” delivers to a very specific consumer base: people who are wary of eating out but do not want the hassle of cooking -- and cleaning up -- in their ...

Updated : 2017.02.10 18:22