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Tempura promotion at Millennium Seoul Hilton Millennium Seoul Hilton’s Japanese restaurant Genji is offering a tempura course meal featuring the seasonal ingredient pine mushroom. The eight-course di...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:47

Lavender lattes and mousse at ‘Little and Much’

At Little and Much, a dessert cafe that opened on Sept. 1 in Seoul, mousse cake is the treat to order, robed in dark chocolate or filled with passion fruit. “The first thing we learned to make was m...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:45

Gaji bokkeum (stir-fried eggplants)

Gaji bokkeum (stir-fried eggplants) (Korean Bapsang)This easy but flavorful side dish is one of my favorite ways to cook eggplants. Look for slender eggplants with a dark-purple color and shiny skin. ...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:41

[Weekender] Chuseok’s diverse culinary traditions

In kitchens across the nation, families gather together to make traditional Korean dishes for Chuseok, one of South Korea’s largest annual holidays. This Sunday, households will be busy crafting song...

Updated : 2014.09.05 20:35

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Fall package at Lotte Hotel Seoul Lotte Hotel Seoul is presenting a fall package that includes a picnic at a royal palace in Seoul. The “walk package,” priced at 280,000 won, includes a one-night st...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:51

Panda Express opens in Seoul

Korean staff present sample dishes during a celebration marking the opening of the first Asian branch of Panda Express in Seoul on Wednesday.Panda Express, a chain of restaurants serving American-Chin...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:48

Perks of pickling

It used to be that pickling was something only your grandmother did. But that doesn’t apply anymore.Younger generations are embracing pickling as a way to explore their interest in food, preserve the...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:47

Wanjajeon (pan fried meatballs in egg batter)

Wanjajeon (pan fried meatballs in egg batter) (Korean Bapsang)Most Korean homes make several types of jeon dishes (pan-fried battered food) for their holiday feasts. Wanjajeon is among the popular cho...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:44

Wallet-friendly ‘hansik’ at Uigitu Haap

Haap owner-chef Sin Yong-il, who had been crafting Korean rice cakes and pastries for over three years, knew he would eventually branch out from desserts. “I wanted to have a casual Korean eatery for...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:00

Samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup)

Samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) (Korean Bapsang)Samgyetang is a chicken soup made with a small, whole chicken and ginseng. It’s an iconic summer dish in Korea. As strange as it sounds, Koreans eat...

Updated : 2014.08.29 19:58

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Chuseok package at The Grand Hilton Seoul The Grand Hilton Seoul presents three Chuseok holiday packages, available from Sept. 5-10. Package 1 includes a one-night stay in a deluxe room and two movie...

Updated : 2014.08.29 19:57

Plenty of protein and beer at Bana 1924

Bana 1924, which opened in Sinsa-dong on July 25, serves up craft beer and rib-sticking fare from its quiet, posh nook. It is the kind of watering hole for folks who want to linger over a cold glass o...

Updated : 2014.08.22 20:18

Kkaennip kimchi (perilla kimchi)

Kkaennip kimchi (perilla kimchi) (Korean Bapsang)Kkaennip is a fragrant herb that is widely used as a vegetable in Korean cuisine. It is a variety of perilla, which is a member of the mint family, and...

Updated : 2014.08.22 20:14

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Chuseok holiday feast at Sheraton Seoul D Cube City HotelSheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel’s buffet restaurant Feast presents Korean traditional Chuseok cuisine in celebration of the holiday from Sept...

Updated : 2014.08.22 20:11

Summer fruit crumble at Canvas Cake

There is a method to Canvas Cake pastry chef Choi Yoon-young’s nectarine crumble, a dish that appears deceptively messy at first glance but, after that first bite, proves to be a studied interplay of...

Updated : 2014.08.08 21:01