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Today’s Dosirak: Deodeok Gochujang Samgyeopsal

Today’s Dosirak: Deodeok Gochujang Samgyeopsal

There’s a Bon Dosirak franchise near my day job’s location. This is the latest concept from Bon Juk and Bon Bibimbap. I’ve had a few of these dosirak (lunchboxes) before. I particularly like the way they pay tribute to regional cuisines, like the...
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...
3 Korean Diet Foods To Help You Lose Weight

3 Korean Diet Foods To Help You Lose Weight

Korean cuisine already has a reputation for being healthy. Not everything in Korean cuisine is so. Yet like most world traditional foods, it’s well-rounded and whole. South Koreans are also some of the thinnest people in the modern world. You’d think that...
What Is Korean Buddhist Temple Cuisine?

What Is Korean Buddhist Temple Cuisine?

All from a bowl of mushroom soup? You may be wondering why an unapologetic meat eater would be enthusiastic about vegetarian Buddhist temple cuisine. Temple cuisine is a topic that the average Korean wouldn’t be able to tell you much about. It’s pretty exotic over...
CIA Greystone hosts Korean cuisine contest

CIA Greystone hosts Korean cuisine contest

The Korean government doesn’t want Korean cuisine to be Los Angeles’ best kept secret, so the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) Greystone, based in St. Helena, Calif., in cooperation with the Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (also called...

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