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The Unspoken Rule of Korean Fried Chicken Joints

The Unspoken Rule of Korean Fried Chicken Joints

There’s an unspoken rule in the world of Korean fried chicken joints that many food enthusiasts have come to recognize. It’s a rule that may seem counterintuitive to some, but it’s one that has proven to be true time and time again. The rule is...
11 Best Korean Chicken Joints

11 Best Korean Chicken Joints

Chicken and beer have become serious institutions in South Korea. Korean style fried chicken started showing up around 1970, when cooking oil became more affordable. In the 1980s and 1990s, chicken “hofs” that served deep fried chicken and beer popped up...
Top 8 Korean Food Tours With Prices & Crucial Details

Top 8 Korean Food Tours With Prices & Crucial Details

Korean food tours, especially Seoul food tours, daunt travelers with all the choices. There is no one-size-fits-all experience. As I said on a previous post, TripAdvisor/Viator tours and others like them tend to be reposts of other companies’ tours with 15-30%...
Filet-O-Fish is back in Korea

Filet-O-Fish is back in Korea

McDonald’s Korea discontinued the Filet-O-Fish in 2008. Today, April 1st, 2021, it is back. I try my first one in maybe 15 years. Will it live up to expectations? And what of the Double Filet-O-Fish? UPDATE (June 2023): It’s gone...
Kimchi and Cheese: How crisis made dairy dominate Korean cuisine

Kimchi and Cheese: How crisis made dairy dominate Korean cuisine

The spicy stewed pork ribs emerged from the kitchen. Two attractive TV hosts gawked at them in wonder. They gazed at a dish of decadence. A dish that broke all the rules. A dish that was Korean but smothered in mozzarella cheese. With small tongs one woman grabbed a...
Nashville Hot Chicken in Seoul: Rocka Doodle vs. Brave Rooster’s

Nashville Hot Chicken in Seoul: Rocka Doodle vs. Brave Rooster’s

Nashville Hot Chicken has hit Seoul. There’s been buzz about this new style of fried chicken in Seoul, a feat that is hard to imagine in a country that alleges to have more establishments selling fried chicken than there are McDonald’s worldwide. What is Nashville Hot...

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