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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...
Recipe: Korean Tofu “Steak”

Recipe: Korean Tofu “Steak”

Not THAT Tofu Steak A larger variation of many traditional Korean pancakes, Tofu Steak was trendy for a while in dieting circles. The “steak” in this sense is supposed to resemble the Korean and Japanese versions of Hamburger Steak. It’s basically...
Recipe: Acorn Jelly Salad (Dotorimuk Muchim 도토리묵무침)

Recipe: Acorn Jelly Salad (Dotorimuk Muchim 도토리묵무침)

This Korean vegan recipe–oh, why do I even bother saying it’s vegan? It’s just good. I had it for the first time during my second year in Korea. San Maul, which is still my favorite restaurant, tucked in the southern foot of Mt. Gwanaksan. Dotorimuk...
10 Ways to Survive a Korean Summer

10 Ways to Survive a Korean Summer

I think the ice has melted now. Pretty safe to say that. But who knows with that hellish winter that stuck around too long like me at a wine party. Hopefully the list we did on winter survival foods helped a bit. Now it’s time to cope with the heat and the rain....
Promoting Korean Food, Chapter 5: Taste vs. Well-being

Promoting Korean Food, Chapter 5: Taste vs. Well-being

A few years ago I was asked to write a small book on promoting Korean food. I finished the manuscript, but it never got published. The publisher ended up going out of business. Here is the old manuscript for your enjoyment, posted in segments. Keep in mind that this...
Promoting Korean Food, Chapter 4: Y2Y Marketing

Promoting Korean Food, Chapter 4: Y2Y Marketing

A few years ago I was asked to write a small book on promoting Korean food. I finished the manuscript, but it never got published. The publisher ended up going out of business. Here is the old manuscript for your enjoyment, posted in segments. Keep in mind that this...

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