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Chuseok: Korea’s Harvest Thanksgiving Holiday

Chuseok Chuseok  Chuseok is the Korean version of Thanksgiving. During this holiday, the family gives thanks to their ancestors by welcoming the spirits into their houses to taste the ethereal flavors of the year’s harvest. This may sound superstitious, but the real intention is to commemorate the departed. Because without our ancestors, literally, we wouldn’t […]

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Food for Thought: Crescent Moon Rice Cakes by Lindsey Huster

Crescent Moon Rice Cakes: Songpyeon With Chuseok coming up, I thought you should know a bit about the classic food. This article was published 1 year ago on this site and it has been reprinted with permission. Here’s another great column from Lindsey Huster. With Chuseok less than a week away, preparations have long been […]

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Sulfur Fed, Mud Jar Roasted Duck

A blast from the past. Here’s one of the first restaurant reviews I posted on Seoul Eats back when this blog was called, www.happylunatic.com (then epicourageous.com). Nolboo Sulfur Fed, Mud Jar Roasted Duck Say what! Behind the Express Bus terminal in Seoul, next to the Marriot Hotel, there is a Nolboo restaurant that serves “Sulfur […]

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