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Octopus on a Stick (Nakji Gguri)

Octopus on a Stick (Nakji Gguri)

I couldn’t get my mind off that nakji gguri I had a while back, so I thought I’d try to make it at home. Nakji (little octopus) was on sale, so I picked up a pack. Also, this was a good time to use my jar of Airborne Thyme Honey, which I received as a gift...
PETA vs. San Nakji

PETA vs. San Nakji

It had to come eventually, especially after the san nakji on dalk galbi video. The folks at PETA have been picketing two New York restaurants for serving san nakji, that moving octopus dish. Now, we jokingly call it “live” octopus, but the creature is...
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...
Spicy Stir-fried Octopus (Nakji Bokkeum 낙지 볶음)

Spicy Stir-fried Octopus (Nakji Bokkeum 낙지 볶음)

Here are some shots of Nakji Bokkeum. It’s baby octopus stir-fried with bean sprouts, onions, sesame seeds, and a spicy sauce. Great stuff that gives me cravings. Only make sure that you have no plans the next morning. Your butt will be on...

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