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Talking Good Food: A Flower Blossom on the Rice

Restaurateur Song Jung-eun of ‘A Flower Blossom on the Rice’ believes that you are what you eat. She tells her story of good food.

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Talking Good Food: A Flower Blossom on the Rice

Restaurateur Song Jung-eun of ‘A Flower Blossom on the Rice’ believes that you are what you eat. She tells her story of good food.

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Drawing Inspiration From Nature: Terreno Chef Carlos Shin

What do chefs do to relax outside of their kitchens? In this 3-part series, we look at the passions that drive Seoul’s top chefs. Terreno chef Carlos Shin tells us why he has always longed for the rural life — and how weekend retreats to his farm outside of Seoul help to recharge and inspire him.

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Kitchen Harmony: Chef Kim Tae-yoon of Juban

Chef Kim Tae-yoon of MICHELIN Plate restaurant Juban tells us how he keeps all the various things in his kitchen in harmony with each other.

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Overcoming Obstacles: Chef Kim Jin-hyuk of Alla Prima

Chef Kim Jin-hyuk may be better known for his whimsical and modern dishes at Alla Prima, but it was his countless challenges in life that shaped him to be the chef he is today.

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How Mosu Chef Sung Anh’s Focus On His Family Inspires Him In The Kitchen

What do chefs do to relax outside of their kitchens? In this 3-part series, we look at the passions that drive Seoul’s top chefs. Chef Sung Anh of two-MICHELIN-star Mosu explains how his family-first focus in life has shaped his decisions both in business and on the plate.

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[Recipe] Gochujang-braised Butterfish by Chef Roh Younghee of Poom

Here, Chef Roh Younghee of Michelin 1 Star Restaurant Poom shows us how we can enjoy gochujang-braised butterfish with seasonal greens in the comfort and safety of home.

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Why L’impression Chef Allen Suh Spends His Days Off Visiting Local Producers

What do chefs do to relax outside of their kitchens? In this 3-part series, we look at the passions that drive Seoul’s top chefs. L’impression chef Allen Suh explains why visiting local producers on his days off provides a rich source of inspiration for his culinary creations.

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The First Day We Got Our Michelin Stars: Benu’s Corey Lee

Contemporary Asian restaurant Benu opened in 2010 and was immediately regarded as one of the Bay Area’s best new restaurants and awarded two Michelin stars within its first year.

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A Korean Passion for Thai Cuisine: Chef Kim Namsung of Kunsomchai

Chef Kim Namsung’s passion for Thai food can be traced back to a time when the cuisine was still virtually unknown in Seoul. He opens up about his goal to introduce Thai food to local diners, as well as his journey as a Korean chef cooking in the Thai culinary tradition.

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The First Day We Got Our Stars: Lee Jiwon

Chef Lee Ji-won tells us what he thought when his classic French restaurant Aupres received its MICHELIN star for the very first time in the MICHELIN Guide Seoul 2020.

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Meet The 21 Female Chefs Who Lead Michelin Star Restaurants In Asia

They overcame poverty, cancer and self-doubt to pursue their passion for the food business. We celebrate their stories.

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6 Questions With The Green Table’s Chef Kim Eunhee

After an accident, Kim Eun-hee of MICHELIN Plate restaurant The Green Table had an awakening and found her calling as a chef. She opens up about her culinary journey.

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The First Day We Got Our Stars: Joseph Lidgerwood

The Australian chef-owner behind newly starred restaurant EVETT came to South Korea for its ingredients, and stayed on to tell their stories to the world.

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The First Day I Got My MICHELIN Stars: Atoboy & Atomix's Junghyun Park

We get the world's most celebrated chefs to recall what it was like when they got their very first MICHELIN stars.

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5 Questions With Yannick Alléno On Defining His French Identity in Korea

You don’t have to import and use only French ingredients to be a French restaurant, says celebrated French Chef Yannick Alléno and his chefs at STAY Seoul.

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The First Day We Got Our Stars: Allen Suh

US-trained Korean chef Allen Suh's restaurant L'impression debuted on the MICHELIN Guide Seoul 2020 with two stars. He shares his thoughts on his newest recognition.

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[Interview] Plating Up the Essence of Korean Cuisine: Kim Byung-jin of Gaon

Kim Byung-jin of the three-starred Michelin restaurant Gaon has a passion for Korean cuisine like no other. Inspired by dishes and flavors from centuries...

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Tête-à-Tête with Frédéric Eyrier of Pierre Gagnaire à Seoul

Frédéric Eyrier, chef de cuisine at Pierre Gagnaire à Seoul, joined the French contemporary restaurant in June, 2012, four years after it opened on the...

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7 Questions with Lee Jong Guk (Plus His Winter Fish Recipe)

Lee Jong Guk is widely regarded as a pioneer of modern Korean haute cuisine. From the beautiful morsels of amuse bouche presented on delicate white porcelain...

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