Field Report: Jeju Hallabong Honey Bread

Guest post by Kelly Brock I recently went to Jeju-do and took a chance on a street vendor that was at the base of Mt. Sanbang temple. They were selling hot chestnuts, so I bought some. After I purchased my chestnuts, I noticed in a basket these little balls covered in...
Street Food at Home: Ultimate Rabokki

Street Food at Home: Ultimate Rabokki

Every now and then I get the craving for junk food–Korean junk food. Rather than ordering some rabokki from my local kimbap shack, I decided to make my own while cleaning out my refrigerator in the process. Yeah, it’s more bunsik than street food, but...
Patbingsu Quest: Cafe Ti-amo

Patbingsu Quest: Cafe Ti-amo

Guest post here from ForeignerJoy, the one and only curly-haired artist who is out there looking for the perfect patbingsu. As the summer starts to heat up and your air conditioner gets cranking, one can’t help but want a cool treat in the evening. Here I was...
Saeng Cream Cake

Saeng Cream Cake

Saeng cream cake (생크림 케이크) means fresh cream cake in Korean. It’s layers of sponge cake wrapped in layers of whipped cream frosting and fruit and topped with more frosting and fruit. This style of cake is ubiquitous throughout Korea, Japan and China. If you...

Junk: Lotteria's Red & White Burger

As a public service, I usually (not all the time) try out whatever new crime against nature product from Lotteria’s great minds. What really got it rollin’ was a text message from Wine Korea’s Joshua Hall saying something like, “You gotta try...

Sometimes You Just Need Junk

EJ and I generally eat a healthy Korean-international diet. Well, at least I eat better than I used to. But then our bodies start coming to their senses and tell us we need junk food. We were out in the Beomgye neighborhood of my beloved Anyang a while back, scouting...

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