Hansik (Korean Food) Series – Interesting things about Korean food and eating

In South Korea, one of my favourite things is the Korean food – there are a number of Korean foods I really like and for some there are also interesting stories behind them. Further, there are also some interesting things about “eating” in Korean culture. So, I would like to start a series of blog posts on “Hansik” (한식 – Korean food) to talk about interesting things about Korean food and eating in South Korea.  This is the first post in the series – I will talk about some general interesting things about hansik and eating first.  Continue reading

What do Economics and fried chicken have in common?

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Fried chicken & French fries

Question: What do Economics and fried chicken have in common?

Answer: Both can be studied at a university.

Fried chicken are very popular in South Korea.  Believe it or not, there is even a university offering courses on fried chicken in South Korea. It is called “Chicken University” (치킨대학)  and is located in Icheon, Gyeonggi. Continue reading