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A Philosophically Balanced Diet

When you order up a Korean dinner at our Federal Way Korean restaurant, take a moment to consider its aesthetic; is it not pleasing to the eye, like a well-rendered gallery painting? If it is, then the chef has achieved the first step in a traditional Korean dining experience. Koreans believe that you eat with […]

Chuseok: the Korean Thanksgiving

At our Seattle Korean restaurant, we have two Thanksgiving celebrations. There’s the American Thanksgiving that we all know and love, and there’s the Korean Thanksgiving of Chuseok. This celebration, observed in late September, is a three day event where families get together, share good food, and remember the people who came before them. Chuseok is […]

Spice is Nice

If you love Korean food, you probably love spice. Indeed, not all the dishes at our Seattle Korean restaurant are of the spicy variety, but it holds true that Korean cuisine is largely known and loved for its spiciness. If you’re not a fan of spice, we do recommend that you give it another try; […]

Eat More Fish

You’ll find a lot of seafood options at our Seattle Korean restaurant. Korea, being surrounded on three sides by the ocean, has been making good use of its bounty for many generations, and the overall health of the country is all the better for it. This is because fish are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids. […]

The Rise of Bi Bim Bap

In the past, Korean food couldn’t compete in the American international food scene. The big stars that were Chinese, Japanese, and Italian foods were not to be outshined. Today, however, Americans are developing a taste for this unique Asian fare, and food critics have predicted that bibimbap may one day play in the same league […]

Korean Barbecue to Love

Most popular of Korean barbecues is the bulgogi, made from thinly sliced marinated tenderloin or beef sirloin. It can also be chicken, pork, and other meats. If it’s made from short ribs, that’s called a galbi. Now not all barbeques are marinated. Some meats are barbecued without marinating, releasing their true meat flavors. Here at […]

Kalbi Tang: Korea’s Hearty, Iconic Soup

Korean cuisine features many delicious soups and stews, one of the most iconic and common of these being kalbi tang. Alternatively known as “galbitang”, “garitang”, or “galitang”, this is a variety of Korean soup known as guk. The main ingredient of kalbi tang is the kalbi itself, coming in the form of beef short ribs […]

Is Miso Bad for a Low-Sodium Diet?

As healthy as miso soup is, there is one attribute that scares some people away from this Japanese classic. Indeed, the average teaspoon of miso is known to have between 200 and 300 milligrams of sodium, making it a fairly high-sodium food. If you are on a low-sodium diet, this can sound like a bad […]

What is a Donburi?

Donburi is a Japanese word describing a large bowl. The term is also commonly applied to a certain kind of dish that is frequently served in such a bowl. This dish comes in the form of a large bed of plain rice topped with some kind of meat, seafood, or vegetable, often in some form […]