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Ferrum Tower, a foodie mecca

Four premium restaurants drawing gourmands, more outlets coming When Ferrum Tower opened last summer it looked every inch the slick office building. Slicing the firmament, this Dongkuk Steel-owned 2...

Updated : 2011.03.04 19:15

Korean restaurant chains should target China first: consultant

The Korean food chain industry is quickly expanding overseas on the back of growing global interest in Korean food in recent years. Korean restaurant chains, however, should realize that there are o...

Updated : 2011.03.02 17:35

Cointreau wants hansik course for Le Cordon Bleu’s Korean campus

French chief believes Seoul ready for Michelin Red Guide Here for his bi-annual visit to Le Cordon Bleu’s Korean campus, Andre J. Cointreau ― president, CEO and MD of the prestigious culinary inst...

Updated : 2011.02.27 13:36

Around the hotels

Sheraton Incheon Hotel The hotel has appointed Jeon Ha-ryong as its new executive chef of its Chinese restaurant, YUE. Prior to joining the hotel, he built his career in deluxe hotels in Seoul speci...

Updated : 2011.02.25 16:59

Do healthy soups lack flavor?

Vegetable soup hits the trifecta for a perfect winter meal: It’s hearty, healthful and hot. And for those without the time or energy for all that chopping and simmering, the canned soup aisle offer...

Updated : 2011.02.25 16:56

Shaking the salt habit

Read the labels, cook at home to reduce salt intake How does this sound for a quick breakfast: A single pancake, topped with 1 tablespoon each of reduced-fat tub margarine and reduced-calorie panca...

Updated : 2011.02.23 19:46

Korean teas, not just green

Traditional leafless brews delicious and serve as tonics for health-conscious Light sends soft rays through the floor-length windows of Ga Hwa Dang, a traditional Korean hanok-turned-teahouse locate...

Updated : 2011.02.18 19:57

Around the hotels

Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas The hotel said French hotelier Kamal Chaoui has taken office as general manager of Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas and InterContinental Seoul COEX as of Feb. ...

Updated : 2011.02.18 18:06

Kitchens become chemistry labs as home chefs experiment

WALNUT CREEK, California ― It sits on the plate, looking like a perfectly cooked, sunny side-up egg ― except the yolk tastes like spiced carrots and the white is made from coconut milk, with a side...

Updated : 2011.02.11 18:04

Rose Hill boasts luxury service for galbi and matching wine

There is almost no doubt that galbi, the Korean grilled beef or pork short ribs, is one of the most popular Korean cuisines. But a galbi outing can make you hesitate to go anywhere else afterward, b...

Updated : 2011.02.11 17:59

Sweets for the sweet: Artisanal chocolates for Valentine’s Day

In less than a week, women throughout the nation will be gifting boxes of chocolate ― homemade or store-bought ― to their men of choice. Valentine’s Day, an ancient day devoted solely to the purs...

Updated : 2011.02.09 20:37

Bindaetteok, beyond its Seollal roots

In the quiet of a weekday afternoon ― when the cold spins out a strange, solemn silence ― several patrons rush into a small restaurant called Yeolcha Jip. The chill enters with them, curling up an...

Updated : 2011.01.28 19:03

Starbucks bets on India’s cafe revolution

NEW DELHI (AFP) ― The familiar green logo of Starbucks will soon appear on Indian streets as the U.S. group bets on lifestyle changes that are turning the tea-drinking country into a booming market ...

Updated : 2011.01.26 18:28

Sleeping with your pet could be harmful

Cuddling with your pets in bed may be comforting, but a study shows it can be harmful to your health. A study titled “Zoonoses in the Bedroom,” which will be published in the journal “Emerging Infec...

Updated : 2011.01.26 10:57

Lunar New Year gifts: Bit of difference makes it special

With the Lunar New Year just around the corner, top-rated hotels in Seoul are busy preparing a variety of gift items including beef sets, wine sets and hampers. The hotels’ gift items are indeed pr...

Updated : 2011.01.24 19:52