The Honey Butter Chip Plight

Just a few weeks ago, a strange snack that has caused a frenzy sorta snack craze appeared on the market . And this frenzy inducing snack is none other than the “Honey Butter Chip” Phenomena.   I came back here to Korea on the first day of November and had already been faced with the

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One Fine Sunday at Han’s Deli

Two weeks ago, I was invited by my Japanese friends to go out for lunch in the seemingly, desolated town of Nonsan here in South Korea. We took the bus from our university and arrived there at around 1pm. It was rather inconvenient but anyway, the long trip made me appreciate the Autumn trees while

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Dining out in Korea

It’s very common to dine out in Korea. One of the first things that a foreigner in Korea will notice is the absolute abundance of eateries. It can feel like every shop not selling clothes is selling food, and even the bars will encourage you to buy bar food (known as ‘anju’). In fact, many

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Koreans’ love for raw fish

Koreans love raw fish. Even though Koreans have been eating raw fish for as long as Japanese have, people know raw fish/sushi more of as Japanese food.  It is very common for Koreans to eat raw sushi not to mention that it is one of the popular meals for corporate meetings. The way Koreans prepare

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It’s Pepero Day Again

The land of special treats, special days and special people, We call it Korea. Now what is the most awaited day for this month of November? For some countries, November is just an ordinary month. So it might be awkward to watch how Koreans celebrate a day in November called Pepero Day. Every year on

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Taste of Daegu – Anjirang Gopchang Street

Located in south-eastern Korea, Daegu, formerly spelled Taegu, is the fourth largest city in South Korea after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon and has many traditional tourist attractions. If you ask any Korean on a food tour in the Daegu area, they will likely pick Anjirang Gopchang Street as one of must-stops for night dining. Gopchang

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“Made In Korea” Pojangchama

“Made In Korea” Pojangchama If you’ve ever watched Korean dramas, you certainly cannot forget the image of tents and refreshment bars sparkling in the middle of frozen streets of Seoul. They are called Pojangmacha (포장 마차). Pojang (포장) in Korean means “packing”, Macha (마차) is “chariot”. In Korea, Pojangmacha is the small roadside shop, which

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