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Hong Yeong Jae: A Restaurant that a Bean Made

Hong Yongjae  The story goes that there was once a well-known and respected doctor that had everything going for him in life. He had a loving family, he had a successful practice, and many friends. Everything seemed to be going well, maybe too well. Like, Job that was struck down by God in order to […]

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Cheonggukjang for Breakfast

Cheonggukjang for Breakfast I am at O’mori Kimchi Chiggae and I am having cheonggukjang for breakfast. The beans in the soup are a bit pungent like natto. It tastes like navy bean soup that has some bleu cheese melted in. With all the side dishes it is the breakfast of champions.

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Breakfast: Stinky Soybean Stew

Stinky Tofu Stew Breakfast yesterday was Cheonggukjeong Stew. I know I said that it is skinky, but that is how Koreans describe it themselves. The beans that are used in the stew are only fermented for a short time so it don’t have a lot of time to mature. As the beans mature, they lose […]

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Overpriced Korean Food, Small Servings, but Thanks for the Corn

Corn, Sweet Potato, and Edamane at Bulgogi Brothers Restaurant in Seoul Bulgogi Brothers is a franchise Korean restaurant. It seems almost like a westerner decided to make a Korean restaurant “foreigner friendly.” It’s not awful, it’s fine and I think it would work overseas. I could see Bulgogi Brothers do for Korean food what P.F. […]

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