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What is Doenjang?


Dwaen-jahng-jji-gae is a hearty soup at our Bellevue Korean restaurant that features traditional Korean soybean paste. This paste is called dwaen-jahng, alternatively “doenjang”, and is very much like the Japanese miso. An experienced foodie would notice a few differences between the two; doenjang is generally thicker and richer than miso, for example, featuring actual chunks […]

Using Chopsticks


Typical of a country rich with Confucian influences, Korean dining is largely performed with chopsticks. Though you of course don’t need to know the proper way to use chopsticks when dining at our Bellevue Korean restaurant, it’s a good skill to have if you want to impress friends from abroad. To hold your chopsticks, hold […]