Dan Gray is a restaurateur and food blogger in Seoul, South Korea.
July 5, 2015 If you've ever eaten at a Korean restaurant, you're used to the endless side dishes that come out with the meal. They're called banchan, and they're remarkably simple to make for yourself.
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April 10, 2015 The eggplant emoji has become a favorite of salacious sexters. To rescue its sullied rep, we turn to our emoji keyboards and conjure up recipes to highlight the fruit's, ahem, culinary attributes.
Don't blame the braised eggplant. Two people reportedly poisoned a Beijing restaurant's eggplant dishes, similar to the one shown here, in an attempt to boost the business of a rival eatery.
January 2, 2013 Chinese officials say two people intentionally spiked a restaurant's eggplant stir-fries with a toxic dose of a blood pressure drug. The poisoning sent 80 diners to the hospital, where doctors figured out the cause. They all eventually recovered.
Move over, purple, make way for orange eggplants.
July 13, 2012 Scarlet eggplants are the wilder cousins of the ubiquitous purple oblong eggplants found everywhere, and they're starting to show up in more places in the U.S. A D.C. chef shows us how we can use their bright orange color to its fullest effect.
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