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Korean Food Myth: Do They Eat Dogs? Posted by on Mar 4, 2015

Walk past any food stand selling an unidentifiable mea and the joke is its probably dog.  In Korea, it isn’t.  Westernized views of minorities are filled with this perception: Koreans eat dogs and the Chinese eat dogs and cats (and snakes and monkey brains).  Although the consumption of dog (among others things) does exist, the practice is…

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Boshintang (보신탕) Posted by on Oct 22, 2008

What is boshintang (보신탕)?  For those of you who have a weak stomach, read at your own risk…  Boshintang (보신탕) is a Korean stew that is infamous for its primary ingredient.  Can you guess what it is?  I’ll give you a hint.  It’s man’s best friend, but it’s not the horse.  If you haven’t guessed it already the…

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