The Smelliest Korean Food – Raw, Rotten Skate Fish (HONGEO – 홍어)

HONGEO (홍어) is raw, rotten skate fish (similar to a stingray). The skate fish has no bladder, so it urinates through its skin, giving the meat an ammonia smell and...

How to Make Kimchi - I Try Making Kimchi (+ Recipe)

Kimchi is fermented cabbage, and there are dozens of varieties. The kind that I'll be making is standard napa cabbage kimchi. It's not that difficult to make, as long as...

Korean Food Buffet – All You Can Eat (뷔페)

Korean buffets are a fun way to experience a lot of different Korean foods while in Korea in a short amount of time. While the quality of the food isn't...

Korean War Stew - BUDAE JJIGAE (부대찌개)

BUDAE JJIGAE (부대찌개) originally means "army soup" and comes from the Korean War (1950-1953). It's the perfect fusion of American and Korean cuisine, made with food that was common after...

Korean Grilled Ribs – GALBI (갈비)

갈비 (GALBI) is one of, if not THE BEST dishes that you can try while you're in Korea. But it's certainly not cheap. Of course, all kinds of Korean BBQ are...