- Volume 8 Issue 4
An individual's eating behavior reflects not only the eating habits of past but also the type of them which characterize the next generation's. A great difference had been observed between western and oriental food lifestyle. By the frequent contacts with each other, however, current oriental food lifestyle is apt to be much westernized. But the food culture of Chosun tribe in Yenbeun, in spite of natural, local, cultural and social demographical factor of change, has been almost preserved in basic convention for 140 years. It can be observed in choice, acceptance and fixation of food that the management of traditional food and eating behavior has been subtained preserving their unique tradition in Chosun tribe.