Review: Kokoro Bento, Bukchon Village, Seoul

Review: Kokoro Bento, Bukchon Village, Seoul

On our first full day in Seoul on a 10-day trip to Korea in mid-May, hubby and I spent a good part of the afternoon wandering the streets and alleys of Bukchon Hanok village. My goal was to find the 한옥 hanok (traditional Korean house) featured in the Korean TV drama...
BCD Tofu House – Los Angeles

BCD Tofu House – Los Angeles

Bukchang-dong (or BCD) Tofu House has been one of the most popular Korean restaurants for years. I believe it’s one of those rare Korean restaurants that was born in America and made its way back to the Motherland, Korea. They have 15 locations in and around the...
Is American soju 'watered down'?

Is American soju 'watered down'?

Twitter makes it so much easier to “eavesdrop” on conversations of random strangers, which I do via a list of search terms related to Korean cuisine. For every person who asks a question, many others have the same one bouncing around their minds. Even...
Gwanghwamun Jip 광화문집

Gwanghwamun Jip 광화문집

Location: Gwanghwamun Cuisine: Korean Reservations: None Suggested Items: Kimchi jjigae 김치 찌개, Gyeran mari 계란마리 (rolled omelet) Menu 공기밥 Gongibap (Rice) W1,000 생두부 Saeng Dubu (Fresh Tofu) W2,000 계란마리 Gyeran Mari (Rolled Omelet) W5,000 제육볶음 Jeyuk Bokkeum (Spicy...
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