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Yonhap Feature: Visitors learn to make their own Korean dishes

Here is my latest feature article for Yonhap News.  I started working on this in Seoul then finished it when I came back to New York.  I am introducing a few different options for people who are considering a Korean cooking class in Seoul.  The table below...

Our First Official Food Tour

Since I first started the Food Journal, I have been talking about doing Korean food tours. Finally, we’re getting around to doing them professionally. We’ve assembled a great team, with Veronica Kang’s deep connections in the restaurant industry,...
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern: South Korea

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern: South Korea

We’re reaching the end of the hype week for the South Korea episode of “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern.” This has all been in the works since we first got the call to help with the show back in August 2008.  I don’t think I have another...
Behind-the-scenes with Bizarre Foods #4: The Blogger Outing

Behind-the-scenes with Bizarre Foods #4: The Blogger Outing

I was busy with work the rest of the week, so I didn’t hang out for anymore shoots until Sunday, but I kept tabs on what went on.  So far, it looked like people were having a good time.  On Saturday, they went out to Chamsutgama for the charcoal sauna scene and...
Behind-the-scenes with Bizarre Foods #3: Noryangjin Fish Market

Behind-the-scenes with Bizarre Foods #3: Noryangjin Fish Market

[Picture gallery is here.] So on the fly, they decided to bring Chef Kim in as the guide for the Noryangjin act.  Andrew had flown in, and the Noryangjin shoot was scheduled the next morning. I’d had a busy week with work.  I was planning to go down to...
Behind-the-scenes with Bizarre Foods #2: Getting Folks on Camera

Behind-the-scenes with Bizarre Foods #2: Getting Folks on Camera

[Behind-the-scenes with Bizarre Foods #1 is here.] When last we left, the folks in charge of the Seoul episode of “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern” had hooked up with me to help plan out their show.  I went around and scouted a few locations. From there,...

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