Watch below as Food Republic delves into the intricate world of Korean food with chef Deuki Hong of New York City’s acclaimed Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong. He explains it all in the most basic terms possible, comparing the flavor profiles of Korean and American cuisines and drawing parallels between the sweet, savory and spicy components of each. He also breaks down many of the most common (and often misunderstood) Korean dishes and drinks, as well as some of the country’s traditional dining customs.