April 27, 2017

Japanese food: Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き)

Okonomiyaki has to be one of the most illogical, yet delicious dishes I have ever had the pleasure to consume. The dish is affectionately known as Japanese pizza or Japanese savory pancake in the Western world but the dish is far from pizza and a pancake. Okonomiyaki literally means “whatever you want grilled”. The idea of […]

Japanese food: Takoyaki (たこ焼き or 蛸焼)

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Takoyaki (たこ焼き or 蛸焼) is an extremely popular street food all over Japan. The spread of this food is contagious in Asia, now being seen in South Korea, All over mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore. It has become so popular because of its cheap-affordable price, explosively molten hot texture, and convenience. You can […]

Korean food: Jokbal (족발)

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Feet of the gods! It is truly hard to explain my deep love for any country that has an affinity for pig’s feet. South Korea is one such country and…boy do they make them delicious! Jokbal, is sliced pig’s feet served with garlic, chili peppers, lettuce, kimchi, gochujang (red chili paste) and soy sauce. Jokbal is quite greasy and […]

Korean food: Banchan (반찬)

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  More side dishes?!? Seriously, eating in Korea is an awesome adventure full of flavor, bright colors, a little heat to kick ya in the ass, and QUANTITY. Growing up in an Italian-American household, I can safely say that I have eaten larger quantities and better quality food than most people eat their whole lives, […]

Korean Food: Sundae (순대)

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 Sundae is heaven in a pig’s intestine! I have strong, heart-warming feelings for food that is put and cooked inside other food, and sundae is one of those food! Sundae is a Korean dish made from steaming or boiling either cow’s or pig’s intestine that is stuffed with blood, noodles and various seasonings. You can […]