Tag: korean food

What the heck is Mukbang?

  The word Mukbang or, Meokbang, is a combination of the words “meokneun” (eating) and “bangsong” (broadcast) . Online eating shows are exactly that, live broadcasts, though now they are also very common on YouTube, of people eating food. The trend originated in Korea sometime around 2010, and […]

Camping: Korean Style

My husband has been hounding me for years to go camping. I am so not a camping person, so I’ve been resisting… I mean, I just could not see myself in a tent, freezing all night, cleaning dishes in cold water, not having a shower. Exactly my opposite […]

5 Brands of Fruit Soju You Must Try This Summer

Remember how bitter-sweet Korean staple alcohol soju is? This year, a cheerful series of sweet, fruit-flavoured Soju stole the hearts and consciousness of young Koreans all across the nation. While it’s not available in Toronto yet, make sure to try them out when visiting Korea. 1. Sun Hari […]

my5 Korean Drinking Games

It’s time for another one of my5 lists. I crafted this compilation using anecdotal evidence so although it may not appeal to some, I am confident it will to most because these are what we have all heard of or/and played before. They are: my5 Korean Drinking Games. […]


It’s spicy, it’s salty, it’s addictive – and apparently it boosts testosterone. Korean ramyun, the manly soup, slurped up by millions around the world in its dried instant noodle form, found in supermarkets around the globe, sold complete with a packet of seasoning and dehydrated vegetables in a disposable […]

Korean Snacks

Guest contributor (aka a friend of mine) Esabelle Kim joins us today to share 10 of her favorite Korean snacks. Although I would like to say “top 10”, she refuses to play favorites. 10. 홈런볼 (Home-run Ball) 홈런볼 are creampuff lookalikes. The outside is flaky but soft and there’s […]