Ddeokbokki (떡볶이) Is one of Korea's most popular foods. It is make from cute thick rice-cakes called "ddeok" (떡). They have a super chewy consistency. They are paired with a very spicy red sauce. Often, the ddeok is put on a skewer and sprinkled with cheese. This is called "line ddeokbokki" (린떢볶이) due to the … Continue reading SK2USA: ddeokbokki
American emoji ain't got shit on Korean emoji. Let that sink in. Not everyone in the world is a devout follower of Unicode's massive array of oddly specific emoticons. The only emoticons that I use from that list are the eggplant and the pile of shit. I think you can make accurate assumptions about my … Continue reading SK2USA: Stores Devoted to Emoji
Overwatch has been having a great time at Gamescom. The tear jerking Mei video and the reveal of Junkertown being well received by the Overwatch fandom. Riding high, Jeff Kaplan released another video detailing the new PTR changes to Mercy, which are... generous to say the least. Mercy Resurrect (formerly Mercy’s Ultimate ability) Ability now … Continue reading PTR analysis: The only support is now Mercy.
Bingsu (빙수) is, quite possibly, my favorite discovery in South Korea. It's a dessert created mostly from shaved ice, fruit, and a tiny cup of sweetened condensed milk. Of course, it has many different variations. Wikimedia describes it as: Bingsu or bingsoo is a very popular and elaborate snack/dessert in Korea, especially during the summer season. This snack is … Continue reading SK2USA: Bingsu