A New Jersey attorney is making a push for Soju to be allowed in BYOB restaurants. (Credit: CBS 2)

In Bergen County, Controversy Brews Over Popular Korean Drink ‘Soju’

Palisades Park is home to one of the nation’s largest Korean populations. Inside some stores and restaurants on Broad Street many patrons can’t live without ‘soju’ a distilled liquor, traditionally made from wheat, rice, or barley.


Sake (credit: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC’s Best 3 Bars for Sake & Shochu

Served hot or cold, sake is an ancient beverage brewed from fermented rice, while shochu is distilled like vodka. Both are delicious sipped neat or mixed in cocktails.

CBS New York–08/22/2011