All posts tagged "food"

  • South Korean foodmaker Nongshim Co. said on Jan. 21, 2015 that its honey mustard-flavored Sumi Potato Chips, shown in the photo, posted a monthly sales record and outsold the original version of the snack, the Honey Butter Chips. (Photo courtesty of Nongshim Co.)
    Nongshim outdoes original honey butter chips

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A knockoff version of honey-flavored potato chips that have been the talk of the town in recent months has nudged out the original in monthly sales, if the numbers provided by its maker on...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    Coffee beats kimchi as Koreans’ favorite

    By Rachel Lee Coffee has become so popular in Korea that many people now prefer a cup rather than having rice or kimchi. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, coffee is the most...

    • Posted January 16, 2015
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  • Analysts attribute high consumer prices on food to a complex South Korean distribution system. (Yonhap)
    Seoul’s food prices among highest in the world

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The prices of food and beverages like beef and coffee in Seoul are among the highest in the world despite the number of free trade agreements (FTAs) South Korea has signed with other countries,...

    • Posted January 12, 2015
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    Boonsik is the newest Korean cuisine craze in NY

    By the Korea Times New York staff If South Korea had a comfort food, it would be boonsik. And it’s the newest Korean cuisine craze in New York and New Jersey. More than 20 specialty boonsik restaurants...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Pickled larva and assorted vegetables (Photo courtesy of 2014 Agribioexpo/Yonhap)
    S. Korea tests bugs as future food, but perception gnaws

    By Lee Minji SEOUL (Yonhap) — Grasshopper croquette served with mealworm coffee sherbet, beetle powder-crusted fried chicken, and sweet pumpkin porridge topped with dried cricket, pickled larva and assorted vegetables. These are some of the recipes submitted...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Attendees at K-Town Night Market Halloween Food Festival in Koreatown. (Park Sang-hyuk/The Korea Times)
    L.A. Koreatown hosts two-day food extravaganza

    The heart of Los Angeles’ Koreatown saw a two-day celebration of food this weekend at K-Town Night Market Halloween Food Festival. Five streets on 6th St., from Berendo St. to Mariposa Ave., were blocked off for the...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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  • Anthony Bourdain (AP-Yonhap)
    Anthony Bourdain visits Korea to film ‘Parts Unknown’

    American chef Anthony Bourdain visited Korea last week to film an upcoming episode of his popular food show “Parts Unknown,” the blog Food Republic has reported. On Thursday, Bourdain, 58, took to Instagram and uploaded a photograph...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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