Here’s a year in review of the most-read posts on Korean Beacon!
1) NYC’s Social Eatz Bibimbap Burger is the ‘Greatest Burger in America’
2011 was a good year for Korean food, and it looks like 2012 will only be the beginning of the reign of Korean cuisine. As world-renowned food critic Ruth Reichl predicts: “Next year . . . Kimchi may push Sriracha off its perch.”
2) Korilla’s Ed Song talks about competing in ‘The Great Food Truck Race’
Ed Song, the founder of Korilla BBQ, talked to us about getting ready for their reality TV debut on The Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race.
3) Five Korean American YouTube Stars You Need to Know
So we decided to create our own list of Korean American YouTube stars!
4) Watch: Making of PBS’s ‘Kimchi Chronicles’ with Marja Vongerichten
Marja and Eric discussed the creative process behind the show, memorable scenes, and some of the challenges they faced while filming.
5) Top 5 Most Korean-American Cities: Los Angeles
6) Top 5 Most Korean-American Cities: Seattle
7) Billboard Debuts ‘K-Pop Hot 100′ Chart
8) KAs@Work: Johnny Noh of 6Theory Media / allkpop
We launched 4 new series this summer. One of them, KAs@Work, profiles motivated and creative Korean Americans and the different fields they work in.
Johnny Noh, founder allkpop, brought us behind the scenes of the most popular K-pop website.
9) KB Weddings: Sophie & Yul
We also launched KB Weddings this year, a series featuring couples and their beautiful I do’s.
The first wedding we featured garnered a lot of attention. Check out Survivor alum Yul Kwon‘s romantic wedding in San Martin, CA.
10) KB Interview: Pastor Gage Jung of Hipster Church
Pastor Gage filled us in on what Hipster Church is all about and his thoughts on Korean churches.