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[Around the Hotels] This week’s promotions and packages

Nighttime package at Grand Hyatt Incheon Grand Hyatt Incheon is offering its “Endless Night” package that includes a one-night accommodation with access to a “Night Lounge” with a scenic view of I...

Updated : 2016.12.02 17:58

Sweet news: Nestle discovers low-sugar chocolate

GENEVA (AFP) -- Nestle has said it has discovered a way to cut the amount of sugar that goes into its Kit Kat, Butterfinger and other candy bars, but without affecting the taste.The Swiss food giant’...

Updated : 2016.12.02 17:45

[Home Cooking] Deulkkae Sundubu Jjigae

Sundubu jjigae is a stew made with smooth tofu, or sundubu, also known as silken or extra soft tofu. The stew is more commonly made spicy, but I sometimes like it purely white without any red spicines...

Updated : 2016.12.02 17:38

[The Palate] Haejangguk, beyond the hangover

 It would be an understatement to say that Korean food is heavily based on soups and stews. Soup is a great way to stretch a meal so many could be fed cost consciously and to also make the most of mo...

Updated : 2016.12.02 17:35

Paris restaurant ‘best in world’ but Japanese chefs come out top

PARIS (AFP) - A Paris restaurant run by chef Guy Savoy was named the best in the world Wednesday, according to the French-based guides aggregator La Liste, but Japanese restaurants came out on top overall.Double Emmy-award-winning US television chef Eric Ripert came joint second for his Ne...

Updated : 2016.12.01 13:38

Kimchi institute chief welcomes bold experimentation

Kimchi is a soul food that Koreans can’t live without, but foreigners may find it hard to eat the spicy, fermented cabbage at first due to its strong scent of salted fish and garlic.To make it more a...

Updated : 2016.11.28 14:18

Sicilian classics crafted from local ingredients at Spark

For diners who want Italian food with a twist, look no further than Spark, Park Sung-woo’s first stint as restaurant owner and chef. Situated in Seoul’s Sinsa-dong area, the new establishment, which...

Updated : 2016.11.25 19:17

[Around the Hotels] This week’s promotions and packages

Art package accommodations at ibis Styles Ambassador Seoul hotelsThe ibis Styles Ambassador Seoul Myeongdong and Gangnam are offering accommodation packages with tickets to an art exhibition from Dec....

Updated : 2016.11.25 15:18

Use your Thanksgiving leftovers in this tasty hash

Too early to think about leftover turkey? Transform your leftovers into this tasty, quick hash using turkey, cranberry sauce and sweet potatoes. And you don’t need to wait for turkey leftovers. You c...

Updated : 2016.11.25 13:21

[Newsmaker] Hansik champion talks on Michelin success

Extending his hand in a handshake, Cho Tae-kwon, chairman of KwangJuYo, smiles broadly. Cho Tae-kwonCho has every reason to be smiling. His two restaurants had been awarded much coveted Michelin stars...

Updated : 2016.11.18 18:41

[Home Cooking] Kongnamul japchae

This recipe is a simple variation of japchae made with soybean sprouts. All you need for this dish is soybean sprouts and sweet potato starch noodles, along with a few basic seasoning ingredients. Eve...

Updated : 2016.11.18 14:47

[The Palate] On Namdaemun food trail

The oldest and largest marketplace in the country, Namdaemun Market, is synonymous with wholesale bargains for everything and anything you might need under the sun. Mammoth in size compared to other p...

Updated : 2016.11.18 14:45

Winemakers return to forebears' stomping ground: Paris

PARIS (AFP) - Far from the rolling vineyards of Bordeaux and Champagne, urban wineries are taking hold in Paris, reviving an age-old tradition while latching on to a worldwide trend.“I've always wanted to make wine,” says Paris native Matthieu Bosser, a co-founder of Vignerons Parisiens ...

Updated : 2016.11.17 11:45

[Weekender] Where to experience traditional Korean liquor hands-on

For those eager to learn about the history and making of traditional Korean alcohol, Seoul has a number of places dedicated to showcasing local liquor. One such place is The Sool Gallery, nestled in S...

Updated : 2016.11.11 17:05

[Around the Hotels] Roundup of hotel news

Takeout turkey at Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel is offering a takeout menu of roast turkey for the Thanksgiving holiday, until Nov. 20. The set includes a roast tu...

Updated : 2016.11.11 13:28