U.S. State Department Hosts Korean Cuisine Event

      May 24, 2012 12:28

      The U.S. State Department on Monday held an event promoting Korean cuisine, where hundreds of officials had a chance to taste a dozen dishes.

      They included bulgogi (seasoned grilled beef), sinseollo (a royal dish of meat and vegetables), tangpyeongchae (seasoned mung bean starch jelly with vegetables), japchae (cellophane noodles with thinly sliced beef and a variety of vegetables), kimchi, bibimbap (rice with an assortment of seasonal vegetables), songpyeon (crescent-shaped rice cakes) and sujeonggwa (persimmon punch).

      U.S. officials stand in line to taste traditional Korean food at an event at the State Department on Monday. /Yonhap

      The event was co-hosted by the Korean Embassy, the New York office of Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation and Korean Heritage Foundation.

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