“Drinking for Korean TV” (Roads & Kingdoms)

“Drinking for Korean TV” (Roads & Kingdoms)

APR.15.15 DRINKING FOR KOREAN TV by Joe McPherson I was sitting on a platform on the edge of rice fields next to an old Korean farmer with a total of six fingers. In front of us was a small table of makkolli, the local rice beer. He held out his cup. I poured. Then he...
Seoul Restaurant Expat Guide

Seoul Restaurant Expat Guide

I compiled, wrote, edited, and designed this guide based on my reviews and reviews from my popular Facebook group Restaurant Buzz Seoul. It premiered as a best seller in the Asia category on Amazon.com LINK
Opinion Columnist (JoongAng Ilbo)

Opinion Columnist (JoongAng Ilbo)

Opinion Columnist [2013-2014] I wrote a monthly column on promoting Korean food. Per the editor’s request, they were highly critical of current efforts and gave suggestions for better promotion. The columns were originally printed in Korean. Occasionally, they...
Seoul Food Refined (Wall Street Journal)

Seoul Food Refined (Wall Street Journal)

Seoul Food Refined (Wall Street Journal) [November 8, 2012] Writer Photographer Wrote a restaurant piece for Wall Street Journal Asia about an upscale Korean bistro in Itaewon. Included a recipe. I also took the photos for the piece. Tteokgalbi passes for a forlorn...
“Global flavors Korea” & “Recipes” (Plate)

“Global flavors Korea” & “Recipes” (Plate)

“Global flavors Korea” “Recipes” Feature writer Recipe writer I wrote the main article for the Korean issue of chef trade publication┬áPlate. I also wrote the recipes from local chefs and included on of my own. Plate-Global flavors Korea...