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A Guide to Makgeolli

A Guide to Makgeolli

It starts out the same for most of us. You have just arrived in Korea. Your first night out, you slowly gather different sized coins until they add up to the amount of that little green bottle in the beverage fridge. The honeymoon period with soju ensues for a while, but for some like myself,...
Art of Facts Pops Up in Seoul

Art of Facts Pops Up in Seoul

Art of Facts, the upcoming online heritage goods store, held their first pop-up shop on Saturday Nov 10th at Seoul Salon in Itaewon. Having converted the second floor of the venue into a showroom and shop, the first floor became a coffee bar and a pick-up spot for Chef Andru Kim’s prepared-to-order PICNIC lunchboxes, the...
Some Like it Raw

Some Like it Raw

This Sunday, vegetarians and vegans alike will rejoice in all of their herbivore glory. Thanksgiving isn’t just for the carnivores anymore. Gone are the days of thawed out pumpkin pies and gooey god-knows-what’s-in-it string bean casseroles. Thanks to creator and organizer, Claire Harrison, the Seoul Vegan Potluck group  is bigger than ever, here to reclaim...
The Beautiful Cake That I Made: Korea's Cake Decorating Cafes

The Beautiful Cake That I Made: Korea’s Cake Decorating Cafes

내가만든미케익 (Nae ga mandeun mi cake) is a hidden treasure not far from exit 9 of Hongik Ipgu station. Located on the third floor above a chicken restaurant and a shabu shabu place, it’s very easy to pass it by in the flood of visual information presented to you in the Hongdae area. The name...
SPACE

SPACE

Winter is coming upon us a little too quickly, and I don’t know about you, but hibernation mode is setting already. The only thing that can pull us away from staying sprawled on my heated floors this winter is a place that has been creeping up on almost everyone’s radar: SPACE. Nestled somewhere in the...
Seoul Vegan Potluck Recipe: Fig and Walnut Salad

Seoul Vegan Potluck Recipe: Fig and Walnut Salad

Last weekend was the latest get-together from Seoul Vegan Potluck. The October potluck was held at Casablanca in Haebangchon and the turnout was excellent. Whole*istic snacks and desserts were out selling their gluten-free treats and Third Coast Kitchen had jars of their tasty Texas salsa for sale. The ladies from the Kitchens of pinch and...
Skittles Soju

Skittles Soju

The Chincha Garage Party + AWEH Block Party + Zandari Festa is a mere three days away, so we got our friend Gemma from A Fat Girl’s Food Guide to Eating in Korea to let us publish this skittles soju recipe from her blog. It’s guaranteed to have you wired up on plenty of E...
SWW’s Chuseok Writers Retreat: Giving Thanks to My Distorted-Breakfast-Club-Kinda Weekend

SWW’s Chuseok Writers Retreat: Giving Thanks to My Distorted-Breakfast-Club-Kinda Weekend

SWW is an open creative writing group based in Seoul that started in 2007. They focus on organizing weekly workshops for fellow writers of the area to share their poetry and prose while gaining insight, advice, and constructive criticism to support each other’s work. They also publish a yearly anthology; this December will be its...