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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...
The Surprising Korean Burger Foodies Are Crazy For

The Surprising Korean Burger Foodies Are Crazy For

There’s a Korean burger that has been the must-try in Seoul’s foodie community. And it comes from a surprising place. Lotteria. Yes, Lotteria. The Korean-Japanese fast food franchise known for its culinary abominations–soggy fries and cardboard...
Fun food find: Ssiat hotteok at BIFF Square, Busan

Fun food find: Ssiat hotteok at BIFF Square, Busan

BIFF Square gets its name from the Busan International Film Festival. This annual film festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals in Asia. BIFF Square was the original location of the BIFF, which started in 1996. Although BIFF Square no longer plays...
Summer Treat: Brownie Cup-Bingsu

Summer Treat: Brownie Cup-Bingsu

Couldn’t resist this one at Cafe Goodovening. They’re primarily a cupcake cafe. We have two interesting things going on here. Patbingsu in a cup Brownies! I ordered one today. Rainy season’s about to hit us hard tomorrow, so I’m getting this...
Can Jian Eat a Patbingsu Bigger than Her Head?

Can Jian Eat a Patbingsu Bigger than Her Head?

It’s summer! Patbingsu season has arrived. It looks like we’re again seeing more fruity variations on the shaved ice treat. Still, the English translations are not using the obvious “shaved ice” moniker and are going for the awkward misleading...
TRENDWATCH: Schneeballen

TRENDWATCH: Schneeballen

These have been popping up in various places around Seoul. They originate from Rothenberg, Germany, one of my favorite places in Europe, but I had not seen them when I lived in Germany. It does look like they do have some copycats jumping on the trend, though. They...

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