A simple dish, examined closely and elevated in vividness and intensity, one hundred times a day, six times a week.
Samgyetang: Fighting Fire with Fire
Koreans live on a peninsula that is called “the shrimp between two whales.” Korea is called the shrimp because a majority of the small peninsula’s history has been spent thwarting Chinese and Japanese aggression. This situation has ensured that Koreans are a scrappy bunch, something reflected in the Korean proverb “iyeolchiyeol” (이열치열) or “fight fire…
North Korean Noodles
I felt the volcano rumble and I looked up to see the giant face of the supreme leader himself peeking down at me. He smacked his big, murderous lips and stuck his chopsticks into the chilled broth.
The Burger King Incident of 2018
I stopped at an ancient stone tablet and began to feel a warm glow envelop me.