S1 E3: So I Like to Eat Alone—What’s the Big Deal?

Jul 17, 2017, 12:20 AM

BBQ is one of the most popular ways to socialize in Korea, and it embodies a rich history of communal activity in this country.

So then why are BBQ restaurants now popping up in South Korea where you can cook meat and eat it alone?

Korea Exposé politics editor Steven Borowiec went to out to try the solo BBQ experience for himself. He discusses what the new 'honbap' trend says about South Korean society. Host Bruce Harrison and intern Seohoi Park join him.

Read full article: https://www.koreaexpose.com/honbap-eating-alone-new-norm-korea/