korea

Dog meat

South Korean Court Rules Killing Dogs for Meat Illegal

A precedent that could lead to the outright ban nationwide.
Ian Burke
6.21.18
korea

Japan Is Pissed About the Dessert Being Served at the Korean Summit

Japan's grievance surrounds a tiny, 'antagonistic' map printed on the mango mousse.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.27.18
history

How Kimchi Was Used As Political Leverage in the Vietnam War

The story of LBJ, the president of South Korea, and a $2 million annual supply of fermented cabbage.
Myles Karp
4.5.18
korean food

A Brief Taxonomy of All the Different Ways that Korean Food Can Be Spicy

There are nuanced distinctions between irritatingly spicy, deliciously spicy, or refreshingly spicy.
Vivian Song
3.7.18
beer

How Two Brothers in Miami Stole the Name of North Korea's State Beer

This is trolling via trademark law.
Dave Minsky
2.15.18
Music

Meet Year of the OX, the Korean-American Rappers Who Want You to Stop Gentrifying Kimchi

In their new song "A-Zn Foods," the rap duo takes on the appropriation of the foods that they grew up with.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.12.18
Korean cuisine

How-To: Make Korean Beef Brisket Stew with Kimchi Pete

Australian chef Kimchi Pete shows us how to make a Korean Stew with beef brisket.
Kimchi Pete
12.29.17
ANIMALS

I Visited Seoul's Most Insane Pet Cafes, from Capybaras to Meerkats

In Korea, you can eat waffles while petting sheep, and some smoothies come with a side of meerkats.
Spencer R. Morrison
8.4.17
Pizza

The Pizza Show: Business of Pizza

We'll explore some new frontiers of the pizza business, from a company that's using robots to revolutionize pizza to South Korea, the hottest growing market for za'.
Frank Pinello
12.29.16
ADVERTISING

Absolut Fail: Vodka Company Offends Entire Country with Advertisement

This isn’t the first time Absolut has angered a country by trying to be clever in its print ads.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.18.16
korea

South Korea’s Most Notorious Dog Meat Market Is Shutting Down

The country’s largest dog meat market is shutting down in response to aggressive activism opposing the market’s highly controversial animal welfare practices.
Gillie Houston
12.15.16
pastries

How a Brush with Death Set This Bakery Owner on a Path to Success

Aaron Caddel, the 25-year-old owner of Mr. Holmes Bakehouse, credits his success to believing that he was going to die before turning 30.
Javier Cabral
12.2.16