Boseong Green Tea Festival

The Boseong Green Tea Festival highlights how beautiful and restorative the act of brewing and drinking tea can be.

Smile Noodles

The noodles were uniquely Korean. It seems that Koreans prefer light broths with their noodles and the beef broth was very light, complimenting the bokchoi, seaweed, mushrooms and the brisket without overwhelming it.

Noryangjin Fish Market

The vendors were friendly and approachable, willing to engage with foreigners, dangling octopuses, crabs, spoon worms (also known as, ahem, penis fishes) in my face while quoting me prices.

Tastes of Taiwan in Seoul

Seoul has all of Taiwan’s top chains, three of which I will look at in this post: Gongcha, Hot-Star Chicken, and Din Tai Fung.

Dumpling Delight at Jaha Son Mandu

With dumpling recipes passed on from mother to daughter for generations, Jaha Son Mandu uses a rustic meal and transforms it into an elegant delight.

Maangchi & Korean Army Stew

I am of the firm opinion is that some of the best food in the world is created by poor people who are forced to get creative with what they have.