Korean Convenience Store Lessons

AS CONVENIENT AS POSSIBLE! Recently, there have been some questions as to why I suddenly posted a product vocabulary list written in Hangul and English. I want to share the reason why I created this list and my future plans. I first came across GRRRL Traveler blog post titled “Just Show Me The Pictures!  Dealing With Language Barriers In Korea.”  It resonated with my current … Continue reading Korean Convenience Store Lessons


Bath Soap 목욕 비누 Batteries 배터리 Cleansing Cloths 클렌징 천 Cotton Swabs 면봉 Cough Drops 기침 방울 Dental Floss 치실 Deodorant 탈취제 Detergent 세정제 Dish Soap 주방 비누 Fabric Softener 섬유 연화제 Face Wipes 얼굴 용 물티슈 Facial Tissue 얼굴 조직 Lip Balm 립밤 Mouthwash 양치질 약 Razor (men) 남성용 면도기 Razor (women) 여성 면도기 Sunblock 자외선 차단제 Tampons 탐포 Toothbrush 칫솔 Toothpaste 치약 Umbrella … Continue reading Miscellaneous


Cold Drinks 차가운 음료 Chocolate Milk 초콜릿 우유 Cider 사과주 Coffee (Iced) 아이스 커피 Juice 주스 Lemonade 레몬 에이드 Milk 우유 Banana Milk 바나나 우유 Soy Milk 두유 Orange Juice 오렌지 주스 Smoothie 점잖은 사람 Soda 소다 Coca-Cola 코카콜라 Diet Coke 다이어트 콜라 Sprite 요정 Iced Tea 아이스 티 Tomato Juice 토마토 쥬스 Water 물 Hot Drinks 뜨거운 음료 Coffee 커피 Americano 아메리카노 Caffe Latte … Continue reading Drinks

Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits – 과일 Apple 사과 Apricots 살구 Avocado 아보카도 Banana 바나나 Blackberry 블랙 베리 Blueberries 블루 베리 Cantaloupe 칸 탈 루 프 Cherimoya 체리 모야 Cherry 체리 Clementine 클레멘 타인 Coconut 코코넛 Cranberry 크랜베리 Durian 두리안 Figs 무화과 Grapefruit 자 몽 Grapes 포도 Guava 구아바 Honeydew Melon 메론 Jackfruit 잭 프룻 Jujube 대추 Kiwi 키위 Kiwano 키 와 노 Korean Melon 참 외 Lemon 레몬 … Continue reading Fruits and Vegetables

Big Rice Korean Cuisine Review

Bulgogi Lunch Box Spring was in the air as I walked around the Descanso Gardens.  The gardens were filled with happy children waiting to ride the mini train.  Touring the colorful tulip beds, rose and lilac bushes, I came upon a Cherry Blossom tree in full bloom.  I was reminded of my time spent in Korea during the cherry blossom season.  Whenever I began to … Continue reading Big Rice Korean Cuisine Review

DineL.A. For Korean Foodies

Korean Restaurants Participating In DineL.A. If you’re not familiar with DineL.A. it’s a fifteen-day dining experience held twice a year by the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board.  Restaurants that participate offer special lunch and dinner courses to diners for a set menu price. So, for all the Korean BBQ foodies who live in Los Angeles or plan on visiting in the next 10 days check … Continue reading DineL.A. For Korean Foodies

Oo-kook Korean BBQ and Coffee

All You Can Eat BBQ and Heyri Coffee Before the weather completely changes and my tastebuds switches to soups I visited another Korean BBQ restaurant in Koreatown.  The most recent restaurant is a little different as it’s not located directly on Wilshire Blvd.  Oo-Kook specializes in an all you can eat Korean BBQ, with various servings of banchan. Oo-Kook BBQ I met up with my … Continue reading Oo-kook Korean BBQ and Coffee

K-town food tour, Avital food tour, The Prince Restaurant Entrance, Los Angeles

K-Town Food Tour Review

Avital Food Tour: Koreatown I decided to go to a Korean food tour for two reasons; I could visit new restaurants and meet new people who loved Korean food.  I booked Avital Tours after a quick google search of Korean food tours in Los Angeles. I choose Avital because they make exceptions for food allergies (I have a shellfish allergy) and I could learn more … Continue reading K-Town Food Tour Review

Korean Cooking Maangchi Grocery Blog

Maangchi: Korean Grocery Store Blog

Emily Kim aka Maangchi Demystifies The Korean Grocery Store Yesterday, I was debating on whether I should posts a blog on necessary mobile applications while traveling Korea.  The alternative was posting a business startup checklist I created.  While I was being indecisive I did what I always do, I researched on the internet what has already been covered.  After finding different articles and blog posts … Continue reading Maangchi: Korean Grocery Store Blog