1st Lady Gives Homemade Food To Elderly Korean Americans

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1st Lady Gives Homemade Food to Elderly Korean Americans
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1st Lady Gives Homemade Food to Elderly Korean Americans

First lady Kim Jung-sook cooks crab in the Cheong Wa Dae kitchen in Seoul before flying to New York with President Moon Jae-in. /Yonhap

First lady Kim Jung-sook on Wednesday visited a Korean-American center for the elderly in Flushing, New York on Wednesday and served homemade marinated crabs and kimchi to 300 elderly first-generation expatiates.

She also treated them to Korean beef-bone soup ordered from a nearby restaurant. Cheong Wa Dae said Kim prepared the marinated crabs and kimchi herself and flew them to New York aboard the presidential airplane.

Korean Restaurants Are Starting To Put Insects Into Their Food
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Korean Restaurants Are Starting To Put Insects Into Their Food

Using insects as an ingredient in dishes is starting to gain popularity in Korea with some restaurants incorporating it in such a way that youd never know if they didnt tell you.

While delicious barbecued meats or spicy kimchi are usually the first things that come to mind when people think about Korean food, a new ingredient seems to be gaining popularity in the country: insects!

Eating insects and incorporating insects into food is, of course, no new invention, but the trend seems to be taking hold in a way no one anticipated. This is perhaps due in part to shows, such as the Korean reality show Law of the Jungle, featuring celebrities eating insects.

'I Live Alone' cast detox their bodies with homemade Korean ginseng chicken soup
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'I Live Alone' cast detox their bodies with homemade Korean ginseng chicken soup

The 'I Live Alone' cast members got up close and personal with some whole chickens during meal preparations for a healing dinner on the July 28 episode!

Park Na Rae asks the cast members, "What do you think of when people mention Jeolla-do?" to which the others replied, "Food!" The comedian then shared that everyone will be divided into teams to prep for dinner, bringing displeased grunts from the cast. Actor Lee Si Un, Gian84, Super Junior-M's Henry, and Yoon Hyun Min grouped up as one and begin handling whole chickens for samgyetang (Korean ginseng chicken soup), while Han Hye Jin, Na Rae and Jun Hyun Moo prepped additional dishes. 'Hallyu star' Sung Hoon can be seen standing alone in the kitchen sink, scrubbing abalones. 

Gay Korean Men Vote For Their Favorite Trainees in Produce 101 Season 2
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Gay Korean Men Vote For Their Favorite Trainees in Produce 101 Season 2

Gay men from various gay communities in Korea have picked their top 11 trainees from the new season of Mnets Produce 101.While being gay might still be considered slightly taboo in South Korea, the younger generation is much more open compared to the older generation. Due to this much more open society, gay communities in South Korea are becoming more vocal with their voice.

These gay communities banded together to jointly vote and pick their top 11 trainees from the new season of Produce 101.