Food & Drink: The Ice-Cream Hangover Cure

hangovericecreamThroughout history and around the globe, ever since alcohol (aka spirits) were introduced, we human beings have tried to solve the “hangover” next day.  Whether it be soju, sake, cocktails, liquor or beer – the hangover will happen, so in South Korea, the problem has been solved with the hangover ice cream bar called Gyeondyo-bar, which translated into US means “Hang in There.”  This so-called ice cream cure has grapefruit juice and raisin tree extract to fight the hangover.

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Drink: Soju

sojudrinkingIn South Korea the drink of choice is Soju.  My fellow Retrenders blogger Stephen Jang has told me many “Soju Drinking Tales” from his Ktown experience when he lived in LA.  As for me, I rather drink Tequila, but I do really enjoy the flavored soju concoctions like Lemon Soju.  In this new episode of Al-Kee-Hol, host Charlet Duboc goes to Seoul to experience Soju drinking.

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