All posts tagged "food"

  • Visitors wait in front of a food truck at the KOREAT Festival held on Jeju Island in October. (Courtesy of KOREAT)
    Cooking, eating, chef: keywords that dominated 2015

    By Yun Suh-young One of the biggest cultural appetites among Koreans this year was for local and international cuisine. TV line-ups were dominated by cooking shows, eating shows, talk shows about food, food-related documentaries, and more food,...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Korean food
    S. Korean govt to compile 30 Best of Best LA Korean Restaurants

    Thirty Los Angeles Korean restaurants will be chosen by the South Korean government and Taste of Korea for promotional support. Under the name “Best of Best Korean Restaurants,” winning eateries will receive six months of promotion via...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    [The Guardian] Korean Thanksgiving: why honoring my mother trumps my vegetarianism

    As with many fellow first-generation kids I know, the cuisine of my parents’ home country played a huge role in influencing my Korean American palette. My parents settled in NYC from Seoul in the 1980s,...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Daebok will be replaced by another seafood restaurant. It closed its doors after 26 years of operation due to dwindling puffer fish supplies. (Korea Times/Park Sang-hyuk)
    Koreatown restaurant with blowfish specialty closes doors after 26 years

    By Brian Han Have you ever wondered what it might be like to eat a blowfish? The ballooning creature is considered a delicacy in some cultures, but can be poisonous if it isn’t prepared properly. Well, Los...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of Nolbu)
    Hot trend in S. Korean cuisine this fall is squid

    By Brian Han Koreans love squid. That’s nothing new. With the World Health Organization’s findings of red and processed meat causing cancer and a high supply of squid from this year’s harvest, it’s perfect timing for the...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • minful foods, frozen korean food
    Frozen Korean meals enter SoCal markets

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Easy, microwaveable Korean foods — frozen japchae and bibimbap — from a U.S.-based producer, Mindful Food Corp., have found their way to Gelson’s supermarkets. Stacey Rhee, CEO of the brand,...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during the 3rd World Forum of Economic Development in Turin, Friday, Oct 16, 2015 (AP Photo/ Massimo Pinca)
    Ban Ki-moon marks World Food Day at Expo 2015 world’s fair

    MILAN (AP) — Calling hunger “a terrible injustice,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday marked World Food Day with a visit to the Milan Expo World’s Fair, which is focused on food security and nutrition. Bidding to...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
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