White Koreans: The Drink ‘The Dude’ Would Have Drank If He Lived Here

You’re in Korea. You love White Russians. But, damn, 33,000 won for a small bottle of Absolut at GS25? Get the GTFO out of here, good shopkeeper. Fortunately, there’s another liquor that might get you sicker quicker, but at least it’s cheaper. Your average green-tinted bottle of soju costs about 1,500 won, give or take… Read More White Koreans: The Drink ‘The Dude’ Would Have Drank If He Lived Here

Yes, You Can Get That in Korea. And That. That, Too

Expats of the ROK, stop if you’ve heard this one: You can’t get “____” in Korea. “I love Korea,” the imaginary newly-established English teacher from various western countries of the world of yesterday would say to other newly-established English teacher friends at the lone expat-friendly drinking establishment in town, over bottles of Hite because, you… Read More Yes, You Can Get That in Korea. And That. That, Too

Tom Tom & Big John Stud’s Continuing Food Adventures: 돼지국밥

It’s once again time for myself and Tom Gates of The Red Dragon Diaries to wow you, inform you and make you hungry as we explore another of Busan’s great culinary cuisines. This weekend, we headed to Seomyeon for 돼지국밥, also known as Dweji Gukbap, also also known as Pork, Soup, Rice. I also enjoyed the… Read More Tom Tom & Big John Stud’s Continuing Food Adventures: 돼지국밥