Korean Food & Drink

Discover the best of Korean food and drink with information about what foods to try in Korea, different types of Korean alcohol and traditional drinks, Korean food culture, and lots more. There’s a mouthwatering selection of traditional, modern, and fusion food in Korea, from spicy ttteokbokki and sweet hotteok to flaming egg-wrapped gimbap and sizzling Korean BBQ. These articles about Korean food and drink will make you hungry for more!

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I Tried Kimjang! Korean Kimchi Making Day Is Tough But Fun

Come wintertime, families across Korea engage in the beloved tradition of kimjang (or gimjang) - a kimchi making day where Koreans communally prepare batches of healthy kimchi for the winter months ahead. I joined in this decades-old Korean custom that centres around people filling napa cabbages with various fermented seasonings and ingredients to create Korea's iconic side dish, kimchi.