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Singapore Airlines Introduces Korean Food from Two-Star Michelin Chef

Singapore Airlines Introduces Korean Food from Two-Star Michelin Chef

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Singapore Airlines said Monday that it is partnering with Yim Jung-sik, a two-star Michelin chef, to introduce Korean food (hansik) on Singapore-Incheon flights starting in March.  Economy class travelers will have bibimbap added to their meal choices, while business class passengers will be served grilled tuna bibimbap or Korean-style [...]

S. Korea Launches Chinese-Language Version of Korean Food App

S. Korea Launches Chinese-Language Version of Korean Food App

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – A government-affiliated foundation said Monday the Chinese-language version of a free mobile application introducing Korean cuisine is now available. The Korean Food Guide 800, which is already in service in English and Spanish, includes information on rice, side dishes and soups that South Koreans enjoy daily, as well as [...]

Five Star Hotels Neglecting ‘Hansik’

Five Star Hotels Neglecting ‘Hansik’

SEOUL, Jan.7 (Korea Bizwire) – Although the number of foreigners visiting Korea every year is reaching 20 million, five star hotels in Korea seem to be neglecting hansik, traditional Korean cuisine. According to industry analysts, among the 20 five star hotels located in Seoul, only three hotels had Korean restaurants – the Sheraton Grand Walkerhill, [...]

Special Program on Hansik to be Co-Produced with Vietnamese TV

Special Program on Hansik to be Co-Produced with Vietnamese TV

Sejong, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, together with the Hansik (Korean food) Foundation will co-produce a special program to promote culinary tourism in Korea. A group of Vietnamese celebrities will visit Jeonju, Sunchang, and Namwon to experience Korean food culture. They will taste various types of Korean food, and [...]