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What I'll Miss From Teaching in Korea: Pizza

Posted on Mon, Feb 27, 2012 @ 10:11 AM

One of the most popular foods ordered by ChungDahm instructors at my branch is pizza! It’s extremely convenient because it’s close by, cheap, and quick to pick up. Now, you may be wondering why I’m blogging about pizza. Well, the pizza in Korea is very different from what we are accustomed to in the U.S., and I had the most delicious pizza experience that I just had to share it with you. The typical pizzas from a delivery place in the U.S. are cheese, pepperoni, sausage, supreme, veggie, hawaiian, and chicken. However, in Korea they really get creative with their pizzas! You’ll find ingredients such as baked potatoes, corn, sweet potatoes, sweet and sour sauce, and fried chicken strips! Recently however, it was on the news that the Korea Food and Drug Administration found a number of pizza franchises to be using imitation cheeses produced from cooking oils, while claiming that their stores used natural cheeses. Pizza School, the place we always pick up pizza from was among those franchises! My coworkers and I haven’t ordered pizza from there since! 

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Tags: eating out in Korea, food in Korea, pizza in Korea, Papa Johns in Korea, Better in Korea, teaching in Korea

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