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What does 까지 mean after a date ? Is the expiry date for distribution or for consumption?

I bought 불닭떡볶이 and below the packaging is printed 2020.07.16 까지 And today it's 2020.07.17, so can I eat safely or the product is expired?
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What does this North Korean woman mean by joking about “ear wax” when they are about to eat?

Reference point: https://youtu.be/cAFzX16uGls?t=245 A bunch of North Koreans are sitting around a table with a male guest from Singapore, who is filming in first person. One of the North Korean ...
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갈매기살 (lit. seagull meat) pork cut name origin

In Korean there is a cut of pork called 갈매기살, which literally translates into "seagull meat." The first time I heard this, I was shocked and thought they had actual seagull meat on the menu. I was ...
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스푼 in a recipe: tablespoons or teaspoons?

When following a Korean recipe, does 스푼 refer to a specific unit of measurement like a teaspoon or just a generic spoon? I was cooking some Samyang spicy chicken ramen, and came across instructions ...
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What's the difference between '탕' and '국'?

It seems there are two kinds of Korean soups. Some of them are '국', such as 미역국, 콩나물국, 배추국. But then there are also '탕', such as 갈비탕, 삼계탕. Some even seem to have two names, e.g., '우거지국' & '우거지탕'. ...