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Crispy Onions Rings made with SOJU!

Crispy Onions Rings made with SOJU!

Sometimes we make mistakes at the restaurant. They’re not big mistakes. The fry station will sometimes make too many of an item. Or really, they make a few extra onion rings or fries just in case a couple don’t turn out. The extras we dump into a bowl as the evening...
Behind-the-scenes with Anthony Bourdain, What Is It Like?

Behind-the-scenes with Anthony Bourdain, What Is It Like?

This and many photos credited to CNN   “Who’s that old geezer?” Oh, Christ, not now. We were shooting the final shot with Anthony Bourdain before he returned to the hotel and jumped on a flight back to New York. He was sitting at a lonely street...
How I Learned to Eat Like a Porn Star

How I Learned to Eat Like a Porn Star

WARNING: This post is not for underage readers or anyone offended by mature and immature discussion of sex and pornography. This is all tongue-in… cheek. Links are also NSFW. “More emotion!” The director gets behind the camera guy and cues me again....
Promoting Korean Food, Chapter 3: Common Myths About Foreigners

Promoting Korean Food, Chapter 3: Common Myths About Foreigners

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 2: A Clash of Media Cultures

Promoting Korean Food, Chapter 2: A Clash of Media Cultures

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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