New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

An illustration of red hands putting yellow pasta into a gray bowl filled with red.

Kimjang: paying homage to my halmeoni

How to honor kimjang, the communal activity of preparing and serving kimchi, a Korean staple.
Daeun Lee, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

For as long as I can remember, around this time at the end of the year, my parents and I would drive to my grandparents’ house in rural Korea to celebrate kimjang. For those...

Five panelists speaking on a stage in dim lighting. There is a projector screen behind them with the text “Rice Stories” that indicates the event is held at the Museum of the City of New York.

My relationship with rice: Rediscovering its richness

Rice is far from boring, and it’s a staple in many cultures. Grab a bowl and let me show you how to prepare it perfectly.
Daeun Lee, Staff Writer February 20, 2023

“Bap meogeosseoyo?” When my parents call me from back home in Korea, this is the question they unfailingly ask — even if it’s not yet mealtime. One of the most frequently...

The storefront of the H Mart on 39 third Avenue in Manhattan with a poster of fruits and vegetables and text “WE NOW DELIVER!” under the H Mart logo.

Culture’s cult choices: H Mart

The best items to buy at H Mart, according to the most refined taste buds at WSN.

Whether we’re on our way to the WSN office or grabbing dinner on the way home, H Mart is the go-to place for food for the culture desk. H Mart is a New York City staple grocery...

Bowllin’ restaurant is located on Waverly Place. With new management, a familiar favorite has become unrecognizable. (Photo by ​​Camille Harvell)

An obituary for Bowllin’

It’s not actually closed. It’s just dead to me.
Alexandra Chan, Managing Editor October 6, 2021

I was catfished by a restaurant.  For the uninitiated, Bowllin’ is a Korean barbecue bowls restaurant located right off of Washington Square Park on Waverly Place. My...

Three bowls of homemade Korean party noodles are ready to be eaten. This traditional Korean dish, Janchi guksu, is typically served at celebratory events such as weddings and birthdays. (Photo by Ju Hee Shin)

Party on With Homemade Janchi Guksu

Homemade janchi guksu brings a traditional taste of Korea to New York City.
Ju Hee Shin, Contributing Writer October 4, 2019

Despite it only being the fourth week of the semester, I’ve found myself feeling plenty deprived of homemade Korean food. Taking matters into my own hands, I decided to invite...

Food Gallery 32 is a multi-level food court located in the heart of Manhattan’s Koreatown. (Photo by Helen Chen)

Authentic Korean Cuisine Near NYU

Experience a variety of authentic Korean food with these five restaurants.
Alex Tran, Contributing Writer September 17, 2019

The rise in popularity of K-Pop in America brought with it a love for Korean music, culture and, perhaps most importantly, Korean food.  International Korean students attending...

Daniel Yeom for WSN

Inaugural Korean Restaurant Week delivers discounts, specials

October 29, 2013
Korean Restaurant Week runs until Nov. 4, offering special deals on delicious Korean food.