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A Day in King Crab Vegas
Feb20

A Day in King Crab Vegas

There are no casinos in Yeongdeok, but few other places rival the gaudy, hyperreal simulacra of the infamous city in the Nevada desert. Clinging to the buildings on Yeongdeok’s waterfront are giant crustaceans in bright orange armour. The town seems to exist only as a monument to the King Crab, a tribute to the insatiable Korean appetite for this sea beast. Locals have dedicated their energy to maintaining the town’s reputation as one...

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Wine Dinner with Matt Kramer of Wine Spectator
Feb18

Wine Dinner with Matt Kramer of Wine Spectator

A couple of months ago, I was invited to the restaurant Kitchen at the W Seoul Walkerhill for an amazing wine pairing dinner with legendary wine scribe Matt Kramer from Wine Spectator. Matt’s been writing for WS since the ’80s, but he’s been writing about wine since the ’70s. You’d expect these wine dinners with wine experts would be snobby, snooty affairs. Hardly so! In fact, I find that the more people...

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Video: The Star King Kimchi Jjigae Competition, part 2

Here is the second and final part of the Star King “Cooking King” kimchi jjigae competition where I was on the judging panel. On this one we see the second part of the preliminary round as well as the second group of semi-finalists, along with the finalists and winners. This second group of semi-finalists had the more exotic versions: stuffed rosemary chicken and shrimp kimchi jjigae, super spicy rib kimchi jjigae, and...

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Guest Post: Delicious Canada

by brian dye Canada Brand and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Korea (Can Cham) recently held their ‘Delicious Canada gala dinner’.  Canadian hospitality and grace filled the Grand Hilton ballroom. Despite being a formal affair Can Cham infused the usual dry formalities that accompany such events with a sense of wry amusement and ebullience all in the service of celebrating Canadian Food products in the land of the morning...

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Octopus on a Stick (Nakji Gguri)
Jun25

Octopus on a Stick (Nakji Gguri)

I couldn’t get my mind off that nakji gguri I had a while back, so I thought I’d try to make it at home. Nakji (little octopus) was on sale, so I picked up a pack. Also, this was a good time to use my jar of [amazon_link id=”B000NB1NYI” target=”_blank” ]Airborne Thyme Honey[/amazon_link], which I received as a gift recently. Love this stuff! Really tastes unique. It’s a New Zealand honey that...

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The Chocolate Factory–Pure Imagination
Jun21

The Chocolate Factory–Pure Imagination

I was contacted by a new company in Seoul called The Chocolate Factory. Chocolate has been getting big in Seoul. But this company offers something different– Mail order custom-made chocolate bars That’s right. You go on their website and follow these steps. Choose what type of Belgian chocolate you want White Milk Dark Add toppings Nuts Almonds Pecans Hazelnuts Peanut Pieces Brazil Nuts Pumpkin Seeds Sunflower Seeds...

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