Category: Odds and Ends.

A little bit of everything.

Korean Innovations: The Internet Cafe.

Just a quick note for today. Although you will find differing opinions it seems to me that The Electronic Cafe in Seoul, S. Korea was in fact the first ever internet cafe. It was just across from Hongik University and had 2 computers connected…

Seasoned Bean Sprouts.

Before I talk about the recipe I used I want to make sure that everyone knows the dangers of eating raw or undercooked beans. Beans contain something called Lectin which in some foods can be harmful. Different foods and even different beans contain different…

Happy 300th Running Man.

Running Man is a Korean variety show that is extremely popular not only in Korea, but around the globe. It is particularly popular in China and the rest of Asia, but with the advent of sites like YouTube, Drama Fever, and Viki, Running Man…

Open Sesame.

I think we’ve all heard that saying before without even giving a second thought as to why the thieves used it as the magic phrase to open the door to their lair. Well it turns out that the sesame seed that we use in…