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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

‘Bug Mac’ is food of the future, say scientists

WAGENINGEN, Netherlands (AFP) ― Dutch student Walinka van Tol inspects the worm protruding from a half-eaten chocolate praline she is holding, steels herself with a shrug, then pops it into her mouth...

Updated : 2011.01.24 18:18

Around the hotels

Grand Hyatt Seoul The Grand Hilton Seoul The hotel offers a range of special overnight packages for the Lunar New Year from Feb. 2-6. The four packages ― PEACE, CALM, MEMORY and FAMILY ― offer di...

Updated : 2011.01.21 18:32

Chefs cook in front of you at Lotte’s La Seine

Lotte Hotel Seoul said Thursday it had reopened its buffet restaurant La Seine at a new location on the first floor. The biggest change at the restaurant is that chefs take fresh ingredients on a mo...

Updated : 2011.01.21 18:27

Fine French food at affordable prices

For some reason or other, French cuisine ― outside of France, that is ― has come to be often associated with fine dining, an association which has its many perks, except, of course, when it comes t...

Updated : 2011.01.21 18:26

Maesaengi soup, healthy winter delicacy

For years now, seaweed has been touted by many for its various health and beauty benefits. The sea plant has been featured as a key ingredient in prominent cosmetic and spa brands, and many will rec...

Updated : 2011.01.14 19:43

Food prognosticators sniff out what will be cookin’ this year

CHICAGO ― When it comes to that ever-curious species, the human consumer, peering through crystal balls is a long-practiced and practically irresistible art. Especially when we’re entering a new ye...

Updated : 2011.01.14 18:20

Around the hotels

Sheraton Grande Walkerhill The hotel offers a “Welcome 2011” package from Jan. 28 to Feb. 6. The package, at 158,000 won, includes a one night stay at the Douglas House and a buffet breakfast at t...

Updated : 2011.01.14 18:17

Around the hotels

Lotte Hotel Jeju The hotel offers “Private Villa Suite Package” through the end of February. The package includes a one night stay in a luxurious private villa suite, breakfast in room for two per...

Updated : 2011.01.07 17:38

Dairy farmers switch focus to artisanal cheese

GREENVILLE, Illinois ― Throughout their 170 years in Southern Illinois, the Marcoot family has adapted. The original settler, Martin Markut, was a schoolteacher before he made the arduous journey f...

Updated : 2011.01.07 17:31

Handcrafted Louisiana-style sausage perks up diners’ plates

Customers may find the name of one of Garosugil’s latest gastronomic additions misleading. Dubbed Serial Gourmet, this rustic chic restaurant sounds like it specializes in delicate fare served in d...

Updated : 2011.01.07 17:29

S. Korea to boost safety of rice wine 'makgeolli'

South Korea plans to beef up safety guidelines for "makgeolli" amid the traditional rice wine's rising popularity at home and abroad, the government said Thursday. The Korea Food and Drug Administra...

Updated : 2011.01.06 11:44

Restaurants uploading menus to iPads

Technology becoming important to restaurants and tabletop ordering devices only stand to multiply CHICAGO (AP) ― The bar is buzzing on a busy night at Chicago Cut steakhouse as regulars Keith and P...

Updated : 2011.01.04 18:18

Cancer can pave way to a fuller life

On Christmas Eve morning in 2009, business owner Deborah Delaney was pulling the cinnamon rolls from the oven in her well-appointed Wayzata, Minn., home and worrying about preparations for her guests...

Updated : 2011.01.03 20:45