Gastronomes tickled pink by creative in-flight menus 2012/07/08, Source,
From left : Chicken produced on a farm owned by Korean Air in Jeju is served to passengers in first-class. Kimchi soup will again be a main menu option for first -class passengers on Asiana Airlines flights in September and October. The airline introduced the menu in March. Singapore Airlines uses a team of world-famous chefs including Britain's Gordon Ramsay to conjure up its meals.
Airlines are diversifying their in-flight meals to attract more passengers. Even kimchi, despite its pungent odor, became a staple food on Asiana Airlines flights in March. Kimchi soup was served to passengers riding first-class on a pre-order basis, but proved so popular that people of all nationalities starting trying to order it on the spot,...More
Creativity - key ingredient for good chef 2011/12/17, Source,
By Kim Rahn There are three small-sized pieces of food on a plate. They look like a tart, a beef steak and a chocolate, as if the appetizer, main meal and dessert are being served on one plate. But when tasted, voila! The tart was beef, as was the chocolate-looking food. The three pieces were all beef, all main courses served in three different ways,...More
Chefs explore local tastes with Edward Kwon 2011/11/19, Source,
By Noh Hyun-gi
Six star chefs from around the globe are in Korea to show off their skills using Korean ingredients for charity gala dinner events, "Taste of Star Chefs", starting today and organized by Edward Kwon, a Korean celebrity chef.
The participating masters boast jaw dropping awards including owning restaurants with stars from the Michelin Red Guide, the best known guide for restaurants that awards up to three stars for exceptional quality,...More
Edward Kwon's restaurant eyes families 2011/10/21, Source, By Kwon Mee-yoo
Yet another restaurant by star chef Edward Kwon, called The Mixed One, opened in Hannam-dong Friday, one that will mainly target families and foreigners living in the neighborhood.
Kwon said the concept for the restaurant comes from modern Californian multi-cuisine. The restaurant will serve a variety of food from the East and West and sometimes creatively combine them.
"Hannam-dong is a foreigner-concentrated area with many embassies. I hope The Mixed One will appeal to them with its reasonably-priced food", Kwon said at a press conference on the restaurant earlier this month. "I think there are no real family restaurants in Korea where a family can come together and have gourmet food in a comfortable setting. I want to provide quality food at affordable prices for families and foreigners",...More
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