Pfc. Shakara Johnson, culinary specialist assigned to 61st Support Maintenance Company, 194th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 2nd Sustainment Brigade, Matthews County, Va. native, stands proudly for a photograph in honor of Women’s History Month, Camp Casey, March 10, 2019.
Namcheon Kalguksu, which has been serving up delicious meals since its launch, is about 100 meters from Geumnyensan Subway Station gate 5. It used to be at a different location, but now it is settled in its own small building with space for parking.
Many traditional Korean restaurants specializing in vegetable and wild herb dishes were lined up along the path leading to the temple entrance. I thought I should try my luck by just walking into the first restaurant that caught my eye.
Soju is the most popular type of alcohol in South Korea. It is around 19% alcohol – very strong – and is a grain or potato-based vodka. It’s traditionally consumed straight with food, but also mixes into cocktails.