korean food

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
Make this

This Shaved Milk Dessert Is Korea's Answer to an Ice Cream Sundae

Deuki Hong recommends toppings like mochi, chocolate syrup, fruits, and cereal, but feel free to go nuts. The only limit is your imagination.
Munchies Staff
4.2.18
Recipe

Gimbap

Seasoning the rice with the right amount of vinegar, salt, and sugar is the key to great gimbap.
Munchies Staff
3.8.18
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
NORTH KOREA

A Guide to North Korean Food from a Man Who's Been Eating It for 14 Years

Having visited North Korea nearly 150 times, Simon Cockerell is well-versed in the cuisine of the hermit kingdom. His advice: try the sushi but avoid the clams cooked in gasoline.
Jamie Fullerton
2.17.18
Recipe

Kimchi and Bacon Fried Rice

Not sure what to do with all that leftover rice? We've got your answer right here.
Deuki Hong
2.14.18
korean food

Behind Korea's Obsession with Fried Chicken and Beer

The fried-chicken-and-beer combo known as chi-maek is cheap and beloved by Koreans, yet running chicken "hofs" remains competitive and largely unprofitable.
Dave Hazzan
1.30.18
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
washington dc

A Suburban Gas Station Serves Some of DC's Best Korean Food

Seoul Food in Wheaton, MD just might be the only place in America where you can eat kimchi chili and vegan bibimbap while you're filling up your tank.
Ananya Bhattacharyya
11.17.17
politics

Trump Ate 360-Year-Old Soy Sauce at South Korean State Dinner

Yes, that makes the sauce older than America, and roughly as old as Benjamin Franklin.
Mayukh Sen
11.8.17
Music

This Korean Hot Sauce Is Fermented with Nonstop Classical Music

Many brewers and distillers claim that loud music is the secret ingredient to getting their products just right.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.20.17
Make this

This Korean Sushi Is Stuffed with Surf 'n' Turf

Think of a bowl of bibimbap, wrapped up in seaweed and seasoned rice. All together, it's a taste of heaven that you can pick up with chopsticks.
Munchies Staff
8.30.17
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