SEOUL

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
coffee

'Meringue Coffee' Is the Latest Weird Coffee Shop Trend

Move over, Pumpkin Spice Latte.
Phoebe Hurst
11.30.16
Korean cuisine

Why Kimchi Is the Ultimate Blank Canvas for Innovative Chefs

A wave of young Korean-American chefs are revolutionizing classic Korean food, and putting their own creative stamp on these dishes, using kimchi as if it were a verb.
Matt Rodbard
8.25.16
Chicago

MUNCHIES Presents: Parachute

Eat your way through Seoul with Parachute, one of the best restaurants in Chicago.
Munchies Staff
7.7.16
Booze

How This American Man Brought Pisco to South Korea

Ingredients like mezcal and high-quality tonic water are missing from South Korea's bars because they’re technically illegal to import into the country—but one man is trying to change that.
Natalie B. Compton
7.2.16
seafood

Eating a Live Octopus Wasn't Nearly as Difficult As It Sounds

It’s a pretty fucked-up scenario when you think about the process, but so is the way most animals get slaughtered in the factory farming industry—we just eat them later.
Natalie B. Compton
6.16.16
South Korea

This Korean Bar Wants You to Stop Drinking Crappy Makgeolli

Seoul's Damotori wants to spread the gospel of good makgeolli—a milky, lightly carbonated cousin of beer that's made from rice—to Koreans, Japanese, Westerners, and anyone else who drops in.
David Volodzko
6.8.16
SEOUL

Chef's Night Out: Tuk Tuk

We join Dong-hyeuk Im, owner of Tuk Tuk Noodle Thai, for a night out in Seoul, South Korea.
Dong hyeuk Im
5.20.16
Pizza

Watch the Trailer for Our New Series 'The Pizza Show'

Our host Frank Pinello—owner of Best Pizza in Williamsburg, Brooklyn—travels around the world eating great pizza and meeting even greater people. From Brooklyn to Seoul, Chicago to New Haven, there's pizza culture everywhere, but it's the people we're...
Frank Pinello
3.9.16
alcohol

Why Women Are Leading Korea's Craft Beer Movement

In a country where terrible beer is often trumped by high-proof spirits, there's been little room for a craft beer boom—until now. And it's being led by women.
Maxine Builder
11.18.15
animal welfare

How An Octopus Feels When It's Eaten Alive

The controversial practice of eating live animals is still popular in many parts of the world. We asked a cephalopod expert how it feels for an octopus who is on the receiving end.
Hilary Pollack
11.7.15
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