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Vegan, Temple-style Kimbap at Balwoo Gongyang Kong

Dae-Ahn Sunim I feel quite lucky these days because my good friend, Monk Dae-Ahn is an amazing person and amazing chef. She is a creative and logical person that is pushing the envelope of what is considered Vegan Cuisine. She is like Thomas Keller for she takes Korean favorites and adds her own spin on […]

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Food Art: Balwoo’s Vegetable and Fruit Basket

I am editing photos for my story and here is one I am particularly proud of. Shot with a Panasonic DMC G-2 Camera with 20mm 1.7 lens with Gary Fong Puffer Diffuser. Shot in Raw and edited with iPhoto. Come take a cooking class or take a Culinary Tour in Seoul! http://www.ongofood.com Pictures are taken either with […]

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Photoblog: Shots from Gosang

Balwoo Gosang These are some shots from my visit to Gosang. You can look for my review in the August Seoul Magazine. Now this restaurant is different from Balwoo Gongyang. The original can be found here at www.baru.or.kr Dan Gosang www.baru-gosang.com 02-6030-8995 서울 중구 수하동 67 센터원 빌딩 B2F

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Lunch at Balwoo Gongyang Kong Redux

You might have read my last review about Balwoo Gongyang Kong. If not, you can find it here:  Balwoo Kong: Budget Vegan Temple Cuisine Review: 2 Stars I was a bit critical on service during my last visit. I am happy to announce that changes have been made and everything is much more efficient now. […]

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Balwoo Kong: Budget Vegan Temple Cuisine Review: 2 Stars

Review: 2 Stars: Recommended (Serving system needs an overhaul, food is good and not expensive, atmosphere is quaint) Who would have guessed that it would take a Buddhist Monk to rejuvenate Korean cuisine and make it popular to westerners and Koreans. Master Dae-Ahn of Balwoo restaurant is doing just that. The Jogeysa Order of Buddhist […]

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