After two weeks of the vaccine pass system, restaurant owners say it's a big hassle, and worry that it might cost them customers. Some restaurant owners admit they're not so strict.
When Korea's public health policymakers stiffened vaccine pass regulations, further limiting the kinds of public establishments the unvaccinated can visit, they probably didn't foresee one unintended consequence: a black market for vaccine passes.
Tables and chairs are empty at an outdoor eating area in Sinchon Boxquare, a complex for restaurants. Visitors to restaurants have been decreasing due to rising Covid-19 cases and new rules limiting people to eat in groups of six or less.
Everyday dishes like bibimbap, bulgogi and fried chicken are no longer the only foods the global community recognizes as hansik, or Korean food, with the country now exporting its fine dining restaurants overseas. Mosu, Seoul’s two-Michelin-starred..
Business owners are revving up for Korea's return to normal, calling up workers they had let go and welcoming new customers.
BHC completed the acquisition of Outback Steakhouse Korea, it said on Thursday.
A small barbecue restaurant in Yongdap-dong, eastern Seoul has racked up 100 million won ($85,000) of debt since the pandemic started.
Hotels were hit hard when tourists disappeared during the pandemic, but their high-end restaurants have flourished due to local customers and reputations for being virus-safe spots.
BB.Q Chicken ranked fifth in the 25 fastest-growing restaurant chains in America.
A staffer in a restaurant in Yangcheon District, western Seoul, displays a notice on Sunday informing visitors about new vaccine incentives that will start on Monday. Starting Aug. 23, up to four people can dine in restaurants after 6 p.m. if ...