Tag: Korea

Carlos Eats Korea: The 1st Korean Food Tour for Foreign Foodies

November 11, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Carlos Eats Korea: The 1st Korean Food Tour for Foreign Foodies

My second food tour in South Korea brought me down to Jeollanam – the Southern tip of South Korea. This food tour was sponsored by Hansik – the Korean Food Foundation. My team was called The Nakji Hunters – chosen by our team leader Juanita Hong. We visited a number of towns during my trip [...]

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Carlos Eats Seoul: Chois’ Tacos Burrito Challenge Preliminaries in Sinchon

November 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Carlos Eats Seoul: Chois’ Tacos Burrito Challenge Preliminaries in Sinchon

This is a guest blog written by Emanuel – a friend from USF who is studying abroad with me in Seoul, South Korea. He participated in the Chois’ Tacos Burrito Challenge and made it to the semi-finals. Chois’ Tacos has been in making tacos and burritos in Sinchon for years. ———————- Me and Carlos go [...]

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Carlos Eats Seoul: Huku (후쿠) Sushi Take-Out (Edae)

October 4, 2011 | By | Reply More
Carlos Eats Seoul: Huku (후쿠) Sushi Take-Out (Edae)

Sushi is one of my favorite things to eat in the United States. When I arrived in Seoul, I was anticipating an endless amount of sushi due to the proximity between Korea and Japan. Unfortunately, I soon found out sushi is often over-priced and the taste of fish in Korea is frequently either frozen or [...]

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Carlos Eats Korea: Selected for the 1st Korean Food Tour for Foreign Foodies

October 3, 2011 | By | 5 Replies More
Carlos Eats Korea: Selected for the 1st Korean Food Tour for Foreign Foodies

When I was researching about South Korea before I traveled to study abroad I came across an interesting event: the 1st Korean Food Tour for Foreign Foodies, sponsored by The Ministry for food, Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries and the Korean Food Foundation. Applications for participants were being accepted and I was lucky enough to be chosen as [...]

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Carlos Eats Seoul: 400 Won Wing Night Tuesdays @ Beer O’ Clock

September 27, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Carlos Eats Seoul: 400 Won Wing Night Tuesdays @ Beer O’ Clock

During my freshman year of college, I spent every Monday at Wingstop with the Vietnamese Student Association eating 35 cent wings. It was an experimental event that become a weekly tradition. There is nothing better than cheap and delicious wings (my two favorite words). Sometime later, Wingstop changed some of their policies and we stopped [...]

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Carlos Eats Seoul: Visiting Taco Bell (타코벨) in Sinchon (신촌동) during their grand opening

September 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Carlos Eats Seoul: Visiting Taco Bell (타코벨) in Sinchon (신촌동) during their grand opening

It was hard to miss Taco Bell on their Grand Opening Day in Sinchon (신촌동) last Friday. Employees walked around with signs pointing towards the restaurant and a man dressed as a taco greeted and waved at people walking through the city. Music played outside the store and employees outside gave away free tacos or soft [...]

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