Food – How To Eat Healthy While In Korea

Korean food comes in many shapes and sizes and they’re all delicious. For those of us that are either health conscious or calorie-tracking individuals here is some nutritional information on Korean food. Eating healthy in Korea should be easy, since their beloved Korean BBQ is served without any carb-heavy sides. While in the west you

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Good Eats: Daegu Edition

Looking for good eats in Daegu? Here are some favourite restaurants and cafes suggested by some expats who live in the fourth largest city in Korea, all in one article! It includes places to go for all of your meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert; there is something for everyone. Sometimes homesickness comes on

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The Implications of Meokbang

It’s not just about watching pretty people eat. Have you heard of 먹방 (meokbang)? It’s short for 먹는방송 (meokneunbangsong) which translates to ”eating broadcasting”, a very fitting name as it is just what meokbang is; a live broadcast of a person eating copious amounts of food. Despite being a fairly new phenomenon meokbang has garnered

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The Western Influence

During the past few months, there’s been a sudden increase in Western food products, both at the large supermarkets- E Mart, Homeplus, Lotte Mart- and smaller convenience stores- CU and 7/11. Anyone else celebrate when Reeses Nutrageous Bars appeared in the shops? How about when Biscuit Spread became readily available? Personally, my most recent exciting discovery was Milka

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Looking On The Bright Side…

The Korea Observer recently published this article, listing the ‘Top eight reasons why expats love Korea.’  The list was as follows: Price of Food Nightlife and Music Mountains and Hiking Safety/ Lack of Crime Internet Technologies Public Transport Respect Festivals and Events You might not agree with all of these, but the list proves that

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Enjoying the food of Chuseok

In kitchens the country over, families assemble to make conventional Korean dishes for Chuseok, one of South Korea’s biggest yearly occasions. This Sunday, family units will be occupied with creating songpyeon, half-moon-formed rice cakes, and different delights to present to precursors in energy about a decent gather this advancing Monday morning. Those stately tables, stacked

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On Being Single in Seoul and Wanting Noodles at 1am

A few days ago, at 1am, I suddenly found myself with severe cravings for Japanese style ramen. I tried to suppress them, but failed miserably, and thus I found myself walking the streets around Sinchon station in an attempt to find a place that could satisfy my cravings while the icy wind threatened with hypothermia.

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