Korean food

Get To Know Kimbap, The Korean Answer To Japanese Sushi Rolls

Kimbap: it's what you want to eat for lunch
Oct 13, 2014 3:00 pm

Kimbap (sometimes spelled gimbap) is made with steamed white rice and dried seaweed, which is of course similar to the Japanese version. But there are two big differences: the rice and the filling. Here's a handy breakdown.

Pump Up Your Picnic: Kimchi Deviled Eggs

Tangy, spicy deviled eggs (with a secret twist)
Jul 23, 2014 3:00 pm
kimchi deviled eggs recipe
Photo: Mark Shaw

You may recall my zero-effort kimchi pickled eggs. You can make this recipe with regular boiled eggs or my magical spicy ones. Either way you're in for some fermented cabbage goodness. Kimchi and eggs are a natural pairing. The acid and heat cut the richness of the yolk, so it's only natural that during a deviled egg-inventing rampage I went with something like this.  

It's The Kimchi Slap Heard Around The Internet

We've got all the painful, messy, funky details
Jul 23, 2014 11:00 am

You’d certainly be forgiven for missing the latest episode of Everybody, Kimchi! Or for not knowing that the comedy-drama series even existed. A clip from a recent episode has been making the rounds this week for featuring what must go down as one of the most painful, messiest slaps of all-time. While we’re unable to translate any of the dialogue, we’re willing to bet that whatever this guy did must have been really bad.

South Korean Domino's Celebrates The World Cup With The Most WTF Pizza

The Churrasco Cheese Roll Pizza is something to see
Jun 16, 2014 10:00 am

“I ain’t gonna be gentle about it. Korea has some fucked up pizzas,” writes Seoul food blogger and decade-long resident Joe McPherson. McPherson is a passionate supporter of Korean food and culture, having combed the city for the greatest (sometimes weirdest) culinary treasures. Here he spotted one of the strangest things in recent memories. OK, you’re going to have to follow us a bit here (if we were a Vox Media-owned site, it would take us like 24 cards to explain). 

Psy, Snoop Dogg And Riding The Seoul Train: 3 Korean Food References In 'Hangover'

The new 'Gangnam Style' teaches us jajangmyeon
Jun 9, 2014 11:30 am

Remember Korean pop star Psy? You know, of “Gangnam Style” — that song that has been played over two billion times on YouTube? Well, dude is back with a new song that was released during last night’s NBA Finals edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live. It’s a real banger, and stars Snoop Dogg who plays the role of Psy’s student. The lesson? How to drink and eat Korean style.

Hooni Kim On The Secrets Of Korean Barbecue At Home

NYC chef says it's all about the pear juice
May 27, 2014 10:00 am

New York City chef Hooni Kim is an ambassador for modern Korean cooking in America with his two restaurants, Danji and Hanjan, and a rising television career that has him currently serving as head judge on the Korean version of MasterChef. We asked him to reveal some Korean barbecue secrets.

Insane Eating In Queens: Feasting On Roasted Raccoon And Porcupine Tartare

It smells a thousand times worse than wet dog
Apr 3, 2014 9:00 am

As someone who’s eaten everything from guinea pig to grasshoppers, I like to think of myself as an adventurous eater. Last week I had a chance to attend two events that even I would define as extreme. If the idea of porcupine appeals, perhaps I can change your mind.

Linkin Park Producer Joe Hahn Shares His Love Of Korean Food In Los Angeles

Appears on podcast Food Is The New Rock
Feb 18, 2014 3:30 pm

On this week’s Food Is The New Rock podcast Zach Brooks is joined by Linkin Park producer and turntable master Joe Hahn (also known as Mr. Hahn to his fans and car service drivers). The lively conversation tackles all sorts of topics like Joe's eating adventures on the road and Oliver Stone’s frozen yogurt habits. How are these related? You'll have to listen.

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