Ep.21 Exploring Korean Literature - Food Tale for All Generations. Part 3
World Ch. Schedule : FRI 20:00 KST
Date : 2020-10-23
Korea’s distinctive food culture, including chicken and beer, and delivery culture, has become well-known across the world. Seoul is a gastronomical hub where over 50 types of global food can be enjoyed. In Korean, family also goes by the phrase, “eating mouth.” It refers to a special and friendly relationship between people who share meals even they are not related by blood. As the number of single-person households increases, a new eating trend that reflects our modern society, such as one-person eateries, simple ready-cooked meals, is also growing fast. It indicates that the Korean food culture with such a long history and tradition is changing and improving according to historical events and changing time! On the other hand, there are values of Korean food culture passed down from one generation to another. That is why there are soul foods that have been and still are popular with everyone to this day, and many young people love street foods. [The Documentary A] looks into how Korea’s food culture is changing and will develop moving forward through the nation’s modern literature portraying the lifestyles of the people in different times.