Tag Archives: Korean Cuisine

Haeju Kyoban

The following happened in the present-day Haeju area of South Hwanghae Province during the closing years of Koryo Dynasty (918-1392). A low-grade government clerk was informed early in the morning that the Japanese pirates were making an invasion upon the area. Before leaving for the Suyangsan Fort, he ordered a kitchen maid to prepare meals […]

Okryu Restaurant Overflows with National Flavor

Okryu Restaurant in the capital city of Pyongyang is a renowned structure of Korean architectural style with elegant and unique gabled roofs. The appearance of the restaurant which stands on the Okryu cliffs on the banks of the picturesque Taedong River resembles the wings of a flying crane. As a Korean saying goes that the […]