Tag: Vancouver

Restaurant Review: Boom Beer

What’s better than fried chicken? Korean Fried Chicken! If you ever had fried chicken in Korea, you know it tastes nothing like KFC or any other fast-food chains that offer it, here in Canada. There are Korean pubs or restaurants that offer Korean-style chicken, but many times it can […]

Yuna Kim’s Relationship with Canada

Yuna Kim poses with her gold medal, Japan’s Mao Asada (L) and bronze medalist Canada’s Joannie Rochette (R). Yuna Kim is arguably one of the best female figure skaters to ever grace the ice. Since competing at the 2004 Junior Grand Prix, Kim has won 15 gold medals, […]

Vancouver to Get Its First Cat Café

Get ready to “meow” as Vancouver will soon get its first Cat Café in Fall 2014 Cat Café is not new to Canada as Sudbury, Ontario has already opened up one called, Small Things, (Cats and Books) (click here for more info). However, this will be the first Cat-Friendly […]

A Story Within The Story: Told by BC

There was a vibrance in the crowd awaiting the start of the sold-out Korean performance arts event aptly named, “A Story of Friendship”. The show would deliver a spectacular and carefully choreographed showcase of Korean talent in Vancouver’s Chan Centre located at the University of British Columbia (UBC). […]

Art in public place 2

If you have visited Vancouver in the past couple of years, you may have seen the 14 laughing bronze men known as A-maze-ing Laughter by the English Bay. In fact, you may have even gotten your picture taken there. The residents and visitors were overjoyed when they learned that […]

C’mon, dish out! Open to Suggestions

I’d like to make this an interactive post, and I’m hoping that you will help me. Korean restaurants are cropping up here and there, and more and more people are frequenting them. These diners are becoming more familar with Korean cuisine, beyond the usual kimchi and bulgogi, and […]

With Compliments to…

There is no better demonstration of friendship than entrusting one’s children to another for care, so it is a compliment to Canada and Canadians that Korean families are sending their children in great numbers for education here. Hyungjin and Young Joo are the quintessential international students. Both love […]