Living in Seoul: Seollal (설날) Food and Traditions

Last Thursday was the start of the new year on the lunar calendar, also known as Seollal (설날)! It was a very busy holiday for me, as I visited two different families more than 1 and a half hours apart and ate tons of Seollal foods. The morning started off with the family performing Charye (차례), which is a ritual offering food to the ancestors of the family. They set up a table and Continue reading “Living in Seoul: Seollal (설날) Food and Traditions”

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Restaurants in Seoul: Todai International Cuisine and Sushi Buffet (토다이)

Went to film a friend’s cousin’s wedding recital the other day, which meant a free meal at Todai! I went to the Junggye location (중계) which is quite a ways north from Seoul, but they also have one in the popular Myeongdong (명동) area. They also happen to have Continue reading “Restaurants in Seoul: Todai International Cuisine and Sushi Buffet (토다이)”