Korean Noms – Bingsu

Every year, Korean temperatures steadily rise during the summer months. This rise in mercury coincides with the rise of a popular icy dessert that Koreans use to battle the summer heat: Bingsu. All across the Korean peninsula cafes, coffee shops, and restaurants start putting out advertisements for this popular dish on storefronts, sidewalks, billboards, and even music videos. Continue reading

Korean Noms – Hangover Soup

The cuisine of South Korea is extensive. Some truly amazing food lies in wait around every corner and we take full advantage of this fortunate problem regularly. One of our favorite soups, haejangguk, is one that we seek out on a regular basis and we’ve been lucky to have a really good place about 100 feet from our front door. Continue reading

Korean Noms – McDelivery

Food and service delivery is a big deal in many Asian countries, but it is hugely popular in Korea. You can have virtually anything delivered in this country, from Starbucks to your weekly groceries. We, however, have never really utilized the delivery options, instead relying upon home cooking and restaurant dining when we needed sustenance. There is also the small consideration of our terror when attempting to speak Korean over the phone. Continue reading