Category Archives: cheap food

Cookies in Korea

And the wonder of imported goods costing so much less when they come from Europe. Now I have a new taste for crappy cookies from Italy. I’m sure these cookies I love to munch on between classes are giving me … Continue reading

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A Sunday kind of morning

The lovely weekend was a rush around Seoul for most of Saturday night complete with kebabs, Long Islands and salsa. I met Jennifer and her crew in Itaewon for a lovely sushi dinner at Rollin’ Japanese. We had a lovely … Continue reading

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From sea to table

The real show of food from beginning to end is in the fish markets in South Korea. Jagalchi Market in Busan is famous for it’s hustle and bustle. It’s near Korea’s largest fish market and is packed full of shops … Continue reading

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Galbitang

Galbitang (갈비당) is a sweet beef soup I’ve come to love and overindulge in regularly in Chungju. (It helps that galbitang is available 24 hours a day at a nearby restaurant.) The soup is made from big beef ribs  boiled … Continue reading

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Eggs, eggs everywhere

“How can you not love a country that serves eggs with every meal?” I asked as John, Hannah and I dug into our own dish off steamed eggs to accompany our beer. I’d never given much thought to eggs. Generally … Continue reading

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Everything is…sweet

My taste buds have slowly been changing as I’ve grown accustomed to the typical fare of the ROK. At first I had a hard time identifying the flavors of what I was consuming. Everything seemed to waver between bland and … Continue reading

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Street eats: Thai style

Thailand is heaven for street eats. Open air street vendors set up shop with just a few dishes on the menu and a few tables for seating customers. All customers are invited to sitting with strangers as everyone digs in. … Continue reading

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