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A Visit to Mandu

Last weekend, I trekked a full five blocks to Mandu, a Korean restaurant located in Dupont and now also on 5th and K, basically next door to my apartment. I first encountered Mandu at its Dupont location on July 17, 2010. It was the middle of my cultural exchange trip withSouth Korea and also the night before my birthday, hence […]

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Bibimbap-ity-boo

I believe there are three types of travelers: one, those who eat American food no matter where they are; two, those that foray into new cuisines but still deep down cannot wait till they bite into a Big Mac; and three, those that immerse themselves into the food around them. Okay, somewhat of a biased description but I am undoubtedly […]

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Hey Sister, Seoul Sister

So far I have been good about navigating around Europe with Italy and Norway and even ventured a bit east to Turkey and Lebanon. To date, my food adventures have just required the plain old fork and knife—boring, right? I think it’s time to exercise my hand muscles, and my appetite and venture forth—to SouthKorea. After all, who does not […]

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Mutton Chops may be out, but Mutton Stew is so in

The streets of Washington, DC boasts the usual American fare, some Mexican cantinas, scattered Belgian bars, and several hole-in-the-wall Ethiopian spots. One cuisine however that is hard to locate on the menus of our nation’s capital is the focal point of this current staycation–Norwegian food. Since I have enjoyed asking restaurant owners and chefs about various cuisines to date, the […]

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Fishing for some Fiskesuppe

Short days and dark hours in Norway apparently affect my own work habits on this blog (aka, I have been slacking). But am now back in business.   I love seafood more than anything and when I traveled to Norway a few years ago, one of my fondest memories was walking (and smelling) my way through the Bergen fish market(Fisketorget […]

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It’s Not Norway without Salmon

While the discovery of oil in the North Sea in the late 1960s may have greatly deepened the pockets of the relatively small Norwegian population, the added wealth hardly impacted the country’s taste buds. From Viking Pillages to notorious art theft, Norway historically has been a population with limited resources. As a result, Norwegian cuisine features simple preparations of raw […]

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