This episode traces the history of beef by tapping into Korea's religious, political and economic evolutions. Marja and her friends, food experts Diana and Jennifer, enjoy bulgogi in Seoul. Then, Marja samples bulgogi again in Andong, the spiritual capital of Korea, at a restaurant that produces thousands of ceramic jars of deonjang, a soybean paste that flavors much of Korean cooking. Marja and her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham eat beef for breakfast. At home in New York, Jean-Georges tops an Australian steak with kimchi butter for his neighbor Hugh Jackman and also grills galbi (sliced short ribs). The episode ends with Marja and Jean-Georges eating bibimbap with bulgogi on-board a Korean Air plane.