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Kitchen Table Passport Subscription Box Review + Coupon– Jul 2016

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Kitchen Table Passport helps you explore the world (without leaving your kitchen!) by sending information, recipes, spices, music, and mementos from a new country every month.

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This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

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The Subscription Box: Kitchen Table Passport

The Cost: $25 per month (Discounts are available for longer subscriptions and single boxes can be purchased for $29.95. There is also a “taste only” subscription for $9.95 per month.)

COUPON: Save $10 off the Full Subscription with code TENBUCKSFROMMSA

The Products: Everything you need to “see, hear, taste, touch, and smell a different country” every month.

Ships to: US

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My box contained a card introducing me to this month’s featured country- Korea!

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The inside of the card revealed that the meal selected for this box is Dakbokkeumtang, a spicy braised chicken dish.

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Kitchen Table Passport sends A LOT of supplemental materials in every box, and they always include a bundle of cards that highlights different aspects of the featured country.

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These cards provide information about everything from food and culture to location and geography.

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The cards are beautifully printed and provide a lot of fun info!

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This box also contained a card outlining this month’s chosen mementos.

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I received metal chopsticks, K-pop cards, and a roasted seaweed snack.

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Fun fact: Koreans are the only people in Asia who use metal chopsticks!

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Roasted seaweed is a popular Korean snack. I’ve tried roasted seaweed before, and it’s not really my favorite, so I’ll pass this along to a friend.

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Lastly, I received a couple of K-pop trading cards. (Kitchen Table Passport also included a QR code that links to a playlist of curated South Korean music.)

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Every month, Kitchen Table Passport sends a recipe and spice from the month’s featured country. This month’s recipe was Dakbokkeumtang, a spicy braised chicken stew

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Chili flakes were included to help season the dish.

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The spices were packaged in a small pouch.

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I don’t have a lot of experience with Korean food, so I was excited to give this recipe a try! The hands-on prep time was pretty minimal, but I simmered the dish for about an hour on the stove.

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The dish contained chicken, onion, potato, carrot, jalapenos, and was flavored with chili flakes and a paste made from gochujang, soy sauce, garlic, and a little sugar. The flavors of this dish were excellent, and I thought the level of spice was perfect.

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I served the dakbokkeumtang over rice and garnished it with a pinch of green onion.

Verdict: I really like the idea of Kitchen Table Passport, and I think it’s a lot of fun discovering a new country every month! The supplemental materials are thorough and well-designed, and I think the mementos are a thoughtful touch. This month’s meal was excellent, and I’ll definitely make the dish again soon. While I haven’t put a valuation on the spice mix or the mementos, I think it’s certain that they do not reach the $25 cost of the box. This subscription is clearly all about curation, and I have to say that Kitchen Table Passport’s curation is spot on. The emphasis of this subscription is definitely on creating a memorable learning experience, and I think this subscription would be an incredible way to get kids engaged in geography and world cultures. I know I would have loved exploring a box like this with my family when I was younger!

Have you tried Kitchen Table Passport?

Written by Lindsey Morse

Lindsey Morse

Lindsey is a professional baker by day and a subscription box junkie by night. She first subscribed to Birchbox in 2013 and her addiction grew when she signed up for Graze, PopSugar, and Knoshy. Her favorite part about being a subscription box addict is discovering new products- especially gourmet goodies, beauty products, and kitchen tools!
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

3 Comments

  1. I would love a box such as this but more at a $10-15 max price point. Then I’d be all over it. Reminds me of the card collecting clubs as a kid, so I would subscribe to this at $10/mo and they should include a book or box to organize your info cards in when you start your subscription.

  2. This is such an awesome concept, I wish my children were a little older so they could enjoy it.

  3. This review made me homesick for Korea! Loved it.

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