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  • Regional delicacies to please palates of Olympic visitors in Pyeongchang

    2017/12/03, Source
    Regional delicacies of Gangwon Province will be promoted ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, which are just 70 days away now,...More
  • [HanCinema's Digest] Food Lover's Lane

    Jeju to kickstart their tangerine output thanks to a five-year farming plan, Learn how to prepare cubed radish kimchi from My Korea Kitchen, Holly shows us how to make beef and bean sprout stew, and CNN interview celebrity chef Edward Kwon,...More
  • [Video] Lunar New Year greetings from Kim Woo-bin, Jang Hyuk, Kim So-hyun, Kim Yoo-jung, Park Joon-hyung, Jay Park, Nam Gyu-ri and more

    SidusHQ sent out their Lunar New Year's greetings and blessings. Stars such as Jang Hyuk, Kim Yoo-jung, Kim So-hyun, Park Joon-hyung, Jay Park, Nam Gyu-ri, Kim Bo-ra, Kim Yong-jae, Kim Woo-bin, Kim Ji-young, Edward Kwon, Park Gun-tae, Park Sun-ho, Seo Shin-ae, Kim Da-ye, Jung Joo-yeon, Jo Kyung-hoon, Jo Bo-ah, Lee Yoo-bi, Jang Kyoung-up, Ji Eun-sung, Choi Ah-ra, Choi Young-min, 2eyes, gathered in one place, with colorful pouches, to deliver their greetings to fans,...More
  • Kim Woo-bin as a calendar model? From Jang Hyuk to Kim Yoo-jung

    2014/12/17, Source
    Jang Hyuk, Kim Woo-bin, Uhm Ki-joon, Kim Yoo-jung, Kim So-hyun and Park Jae-beom-I got together to create the perfect photograph. Sidus HQ revealed its 2015 calendar photo to the media on the 18th,...More
  • Creativity - key ingredient for good chef

    2011/12/17, Source
    By Kim Rahn There are three small-sized pieces of food on a plate. They look like a tart, a beef steak and a chocolate, as if the appetizer, main meal and dessert are being served on one plate. But when tasted, voila! The tart was beef, as was the chocolate-looking food. The three pieces were all beef, all main courses served in three different ways,...More
  • Chefs explore local tastes with Edward Kwon

    2011/11/19, Source
    By Noh Hyun-gi Six star chefs from around the globe are in Korea to show off their skills using Korean ingredients for charity gala dinner events, "Taste of Star Chefs", starting today and organized by Edward Kwon, a Korean celebrity chef. The participating masters boast jaw dropping awards including owning restaurants with stars from the Michelin Red Guide, the best known guide for restaurants that awards up to three stars for exceptional quality,...More
  • Edward Kwon's restaurant eyes families

    2011/10/21, Source
    By Kwon Mee-yoo Yet another restaurant by star chef Edward Kwon, called The Mixed One, opened in Hannam-dong Friday, one that will mainly target families and foreigners living in the neighborhood. Kwon said the concept for the restaurant comes from modern Californian multi-cuisine. The restaurant will serve a variety of food from the East and West and sometimes creatively combine them. "Hannam-dong is a foreigner-concentrated area with many embassies. I hope The Mixed One will appeal to them with its reasonably-priced food", Kwon said at a press conference on the restaurant earlier this month. "I think there are no real family restaurants in Korea where a family can come together and have gourmet food in a comfortable setting. I want to provide quality food at affordable prices for families and foreigners",...More
  • Gwangju Kimchi fest to begin Oct. 15

    2011/09/16, Source
    Organizers demonstrate kimchi made during a promotional campaign in Insa-dong, Thursday, for the 18th Gwangju World Kimchi Culture Festival./ Yonhap Young chefs to tour 34 nations By Do Je-hae The Gwangju World Kimchi Culture Festival is celebrating its 18th year with a unique tour project designed to promote the face of "hansik", or Korean food, to the world,...More
  • Gwangju World Kimchi Culture Festival Goes to Insadong, Seoul
    2011/09/15, Source
    Kimchi, a side dish of fermented and salted vegetables that is rich in vitamins and minerals, is one of Korea's staple foods... and it has been gaining an increasing popularity in other countries. And to extend its global reach, South Jeolla Province is gearing up for the 18th World Kimchi Culture Festival, which is scheduled to kick off on October 15th... in Gwangju, best known as the Korean 'cradle of delicacies'. In order to promote the festival, a preview of the month-away global event was held on the bustling streets of Insadong, Seoul,...More
  • Book offers wisdom on globalizing 'hansik'

    2010/12/10, Source
    First lady Kim Yoon-ok, left, appears in a TV program on CNN last year to introduce local cuisine. / Korea Times file By Lee Hyo-won Globalizing "hansik" or Korean cuisine has long been a key agenda here. But what exactly does that mean in promoting local dishes? Ahead of the G20 Seoul Summit, the "C20" or 20 culture experts were invited to explore the local cuisine, while during the summit first lady Kim Yoon-ok treated the spouses of the G20 leaders to a traditional court-inspired meal. Kim also appeared on CNN to introduce Korean dishes while Hollywood actress Heather Graham was recently in town for a cookery program,...More
  • Korean Food Globalizing Event to Open Tuesday
    2010/09/28, Source
    The Seoul Metropolitan Government and LG Electronics will host an event on the globalization of Korean food for two days starting Tuesday.

    South Korean celebrity chef Edward Kwon and world-renowned French chef Guy Martin will take part in th,...
  • Top 5 Hansik News in 2009

    2009/12/30, Source
    The advocates of "hansik", or Korean cuisine, this year saw the debut of an ambitious promotion scheme. Some might be content with the results, others not, but some headway appears to have been made i,...More
  • Symposium to Discuss Hansik Globalization
    2009/03/26, Source
    By Kim Hyun-cheol
    Staff Reporter

    Holding various international events is one effective measure to promote Korean cuisine, food experts say, and signs are already visible in an attempt to raise its recognition overseas.

    In a public hearing last month, the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestr,...

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