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Traditional plates meet modern palates under the Michel...
Nov 15, 2011
Chef Corey Lee (center) at home in his San Francisco restaurant, Benu (Photo courtesy of Benu). Following the release of the latest Michelin Guide to San Franci...

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Korea Revisited: World Heritage in Korea ③ Gyeongbokgun...
Dec 08, 2011
The Royal Palaces of the Joseon Dynasty -- Gyeongbokgung, Deoksugung, Changdeokgung, and Changgyeonggung -- are must-see attractions for tourists visiting Seoul. Of the f...

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New York office workers dine on free Korean lunch
Nov 28, 2011
The Korean restaurant Kang Suh participated in the Free Lunch promotion (photo provided by the Korean Food Foundation). Proving that there is such a thing as a free l...

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KOCIS hits 40 in full stride
Dec 20, 2011
The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) celebrated 40 years as Korea’s official cultural promotion agency with an anniversary reception on December 19 at the W...

Oriental medicine tour gains popularity among overseas ...
Jul 05, 2011
Thanks to the Korean drama Daejanggeum, more and more overseas tourists have come to Korea to experience Korean medicine, aiding government efforts to promote the traditi...

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Car-free zone expands in downtown Seoul
Dec 01, 2011
Insadong is now car-free seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Pedestrians can now have safer access to the streets of downtown districts Insadong and Samcheong-don...

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2011 Craft Trend Fair to open on December 15
Dec 15, 2011
Poster of the 2011 Craft Trend Fair (photo: KCDF)The Craft Trend Fair will introduce the beauty of Korean crafts under the theme “Extraordinary.” Showcasing a range of wo...

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Slow living at Samjinae Village
Jan 31, 2012
The old stone wall in Samjinae Village was built over 100 years ago with rocks that the villagers collected from a nearby river (Photo: Weekly Gonggam).It’s a typical win...

Culture Station Seoul 284 blends old and new
Oct 24, 2011
Former Seoul Station (Historical Site No. 284), which had served as a transportation hub for the past century, was reborn as a major nexus of cultural intersections. Afte...

Seoul Gourmet 2011: Korean cuisine meets world gastrono...
Oct 27, 2011
During the Savor Korea program, participants explore various Korean food ingredients and culture (Photo courtesy of the Seoul Gourmet 2011 Organizing Committee).Seoul, a ...