This Sake Sommelier Wants You to Stop Drinking Crappy Hot Sake
Think you don't like sake? Motoko Watanabe of Zenkichi says that's because you've been drinking mass-produced swill that's served boiling hot to mask its crappiness.
Makgeolli Is the Drink of Choice for Farmers, Korean Rappers, and Old People
As South Korea’s most popular alcohol until 1988, makgeolli was favored among farmers and the working class. It's recently made a comeback among Korean youth and even celebrities who put creedence in its reputation as a healthier booze.
Good Snake Wine Should Taste Like a Meal in a Shot Glass
Drinking homemade snake wine can be lethal, so I sought out some professionals who know what they’re doing. The Cheung family's version—with added geckos—was sweet and salty, with just a touch of amphibious flavor.
MUNCHIES Presents: Taiwan's Funeral Feasts
When a friend or relative passes away in Taiwan, you won't go hungry at their funeral. Watch as we attend a ceremonial feast prepared by traditional "village chefs."