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Edible Curios: Ice in my Noodles

Edible Curios: Ice in my Noodles

The cicadas are screaming, parasols abound and mould is creeping out of every corner. Summers in my city, Daegu, are oppressive. Today’s high is at 35 degrees Centigrade, and we can expect 93% percent humidity around midnight. Right now, we are squatting between the...
My South Korean Mouth

My South Korean Mouth

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is from our new contributor, Deva. Check out her profile at the bottom. Most days, I eat lunch with a group of Korean women. We don’t share a language but, like most Korean people, we share food. Having only lived in this country for six...
How to celebrate Pesach (Passover) in Korea in 2011

How to celebrate Pesach (Passover) in Korea in 2011

  If you’re of the Chosen in 조선 Joseon (a Jew living in Korea) and wondering what to do and where to go for פסח Pesach (Passover, which begins the evening of April 18), contact Chabad of Korea. The Jewish outreach organization has been in Korea since 2008....
Paris Croissant brings Jamba Juice to South Korea

Paris Croissant brings Jamba Juice to South Korea

Paris Croissant (owned by SPC Group, a South Korean food specialty company) signed an agreement with Northern California based Jamba Juice to open 200 Jamba Juice stores in South Korea over the next 10 years. Jamba Juice plans to open their first South Korean store in...

A Peek Inside the Secret British Embassy Pub

I had the privilege Friday evening to spend a short but glorious evening at the pub located in the basement of the British Embassy in Seoul. It’s closed to the public, but if you know someone you can get your name on the list. It’s only open on Fridays...

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