• The tale of two Christmas Eve dinners

    Christmas Eve in the city. Bah humbug! Darn the Grinch who stole Christmas from us this year! Still it’s the holidays so we’ll just make-believe this one and get to the mall early to catch a movie.…

  • That fishcake kimbap

    When I started dabbling in homemade bibim naengmyeon (cold spicy buckwheat noodles), I had no idea it would lead so quickly to kimchi pancakes. But here we are, going to the k-mart twice in a week to…

  • Birth of a kimchi pancake

    We were looking through old food photos and recounting the hot favorites at our weekly Korean restaurant. “Omg, that kimchi pancake looks so-oo yummy I wanna eat it right now,” Hip2bDaughter2 cries, threatening to print out the…

  • The barbecue buffet lunch that was dinner

    I don’t know why we picked a sizzler of a day for a Korean barbecue buffet lunch. Probably not a great idea to pile heat on heat. But considering the watermelons we’ve been gobbling and the fact…

  • Of staring, fast food and not so cold noodles

    Happiness is finding a new place to add to the Pearl (Picky Eaters’ Approved Restaurant List). We stumbled on this great little Korean fast food place that passed our taste test with flying colors. Well, stumbled isn’t…

  • Buck-what was that again?

    메밀 곡수! Buckwheat noodle soup with chicken, carrots, cabbage and tomatoes. My new lunch favorite. ’nuff said!

  • Look, ma, no carbs

    Trust us to waste no time in sniffing out a fabulous Korean buffet restaurant. How could we not know? The ad was calling out to us from the side of a public bus several times a day.…

  • Korean food story, the best for last

    And here is the K-food episode that everyone’s been waiting for. The one where the food was everything most of us had hoped for. The one that had our silver (no less!) chopsticks clicking with glee. The…

  • Korean food story, the twice bitten episode

    Remember when we came down with a bout of mild food poisoning (read it here if you missed that post) after eating at K-restaurant #1. Well, it looks like we learned nothing from that episode. When our…