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Review of Korean taco truck Seoul on Wheels

Review of Korean taco truck Seoul on Wheels

I found Seoul on Wheels at the Eat Real Food Festival in Oakland, Calif. at Jack London Square. Julia Yoon was serving up a truncated menu of Beef, Chicken, Pork or Tofu Korean tacos and spicy chilled noodles. We tried the chicken and beef Korean tacos. They were very...
Koreamerican creation: Kimchi buffalo hot dog

Koreamerican creation: Kimchi buffalo hot dog

There’s arguably no food more recognizably Korean than spicy cabbage kimchi. But what is quintessentially American? Few meats are more so than bison. Hunted nearly to extinction in the 19th century, the American buffalo was brought back from the brink of...
Pul-bbang Korean pancake dumplings

Pul-bbang Korean pancake dumplings

I found a Danish Æbelskiver pancake pan at William-Sonoma some time ago.  I kept staring at the catalog, scratching my head trying to figure out why the pan and its baked contents looked so familiar. Then I realized I was looking at the perfect pul-bbang pan....
Korean Egg Toast (계란 토스트)

Korean Egg Toast (계란 토스트)

Korean fusion cooking is not a one-way street where Westerners tinker with Korean dishes to make them more appealing to Westerners. Koreans also have “fusion” recipes, in which they have Korean-ized either Western or Japanese dishes. One of the more recent...

Street Food: The Famous Insa-dong HoDdeok

I think Roboseyo or Fatman introduced me to this. We were on a mid-town street food excursion, when they said we had to try this HoDdeok 호떡 (pronounced HO-dock with a very hard /d/ bordering on a /t/). I like HoDdeok. My first impression of these sweet molten...

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