All posts tagged "soju"

  • honey butter chips, jjawang
    Three things you must bring back from South Korea

    By Park Ji-hye When are the trio of South Korea’s hottest products — Honey Butter chips, Soonhari soju, Jjawang — coming to America? It’s probably the question asked by countless travelers who lug bags and bottles of...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • meat, drinking, cancer
    [NYT] Soju for the Soul

    – I took the news badly when my friend Jiwon said she was leaving New York and moving to Seoul. She was a beloved drinking and dining companion, a doting cat sitter and the...

    • Posted June 11, 2015
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  • soju gym
    Mixing gymnastics and soju yields viral ad

    A video ad for a South Korean alcoholic beverage is going viral. The footage shows Korean gymnast Lee Su-rin, also known as a look-alike with idol singer Suzy from four-member girl band Miss A, performing a routine...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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  • Bottles of soju line shelves at a Los Angeles Korean market.
    Trend shifts to weaker soju

    By Park Ji-hye Forget that age-old principle about soju, Korea’s favorite spirit, having a 20 percent ABV (alcohol by volume.) Most sojus stateside are hovering around 19 percent ABV, but manufacturers are looking more and more to...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    Chamisul selects K-pop’s IU as new spokesperson

    After taking the alcohol level of its drinks down a notch, Korea’s most popular soju brand has selected a popular singer-songwriter and actress as its new face. IU, known for her dancing and her attractive voice, will...

    • Posted November 21, 2014
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  • (NEWSis)
    What? Koreatown is running out of Korean beer and soju

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Koreatown is a little drier as a result of the ongoing court battle between Korean beverage manufacturer Jinro America and local distributor Hite USA. According to Koreatown sources Tuesday, supplies...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • pok370
    Heaviest drinkers in the world: South Koreans

    The heaviest alcoholic drinkers in the world were found to be South Koreans and by far. They drink so much that they outpace vodka lovers in Russia by a margin of 2:1, according to a survey by...

    • Posted February 3, 2014
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