State dinner food: Korean recipes

In case you’ve been living under that proverbial rock, here’s a bit of news: President Obama tonight will honor South Korean President Lee Myung-bak at that most glamorous of Washington affairs, the state dinner.

What, you didn’t get an invitation? Neither did we.

But should you still be moved to get in the spirit of things, we can help. Here are some ideas for your Korean spread, from our Recipe Finder:

Korean-Style Pork Belly Wrap (Dominic Bracco II for The Washington Post)

Korean-Style Pork Belly Wrap, a dish from recent Food section subject Scott Drewno of the Source.

Napa Cabbage Kimchi, that most Korean of condiments.

Spicy Korean Steak Sauce, a bulgogi-inspired recipe for dressing up your meat.

What’s your favorite Korean food?

Becky Krystal covers food for the Going Out Guide and Weekend and Food sections. In her spare time she loves to, of course, eat and cook.


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