Category: Korean

Plenty of Panchan at Korea House, Santa Clara 0

Plenty of Panchan at Korea House, Santa Clara

My previous post mentioned why we like Korean food. And a good example of a place that does it right is Korea House. Yes, this is the same place famous for its lunch time...

Why Chinese/Taiwanese Like Korean Food 3

Why Chinese/Taiwanese Like Korean Food

When people eat Korean food, they usually expect to see some panchan, or small side dishes, that accompany the main courses. This is all good. But I don’t remember panchan being the dominant reason...

More Sweet Potato in May 0

More Sweet Potato in May

After I posted about the nice old fashioned Roasted Sweet Potato stand a couple of weeks ago, I mentioned that the owner was closing for the season. But apparently due to the “nice weather”,...

Old Fashioned Roasted Sweet Potato in Santa Clara 3

Old Fashioned Roasted Sweet Potato in Santa Clara

Probably most people who grew up in China, Taiwan, or Korea will remember eating roasted sweet potato (烤地瓜) as children. The specific variety is known as Japanese Yam in the Asian grocery stores here....