Tag Archives: weekly k roundup

  1. Weekly K-Roundup: Kimchi Doughnuts, Kim Jong Il’s Birthday and More

    Kim Jong Il’s 70th birthday, renamed ‘Day of the Shining Star’, was commemorated with a massive parade, complete with international skating show and thousands of “kimjongilia” begonias. (The Guardian) College dining halls, such as the one at Notre Dame, are picking up on the Korean food craze, and adding a few inspired selections to their […]

  2. Weekly K-Roundup: Street artist David Choe, Big Bang World Tour, and More

    Your dose of what’s going on in the world of Korean food and culture, right here. This week, Ahn Cheol-Seo, the founder of South Korea’s most successful software company, announced his plans to launch a nonprofit dedicated towards fighting rampant socioeconomic inequality in Korea. (New York Times) When Korean street artist David Choe painted murals […]