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신가네 – BBQ in Apgujung Rodeo street

I saw this BBQ restaurant on a Naver food blog that I follow and this one guy loves this place!  He’s blogged about this place 7 times in the last 1 1/2 years … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 · 7 Comments

부산 양곱창 – beef intestines bbq

부산 양곱창 is a very famous beef intestine bbq restaurant in Yeoksam-dong.  I assume the lady in the picture and her recipe originates from Busan (부산) the southern port city … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

차돌집 – the REAL Chadol House

Chadol House is one of my favorite BBQ places.  Their specialty is chadol-baki (차돌박이) or thinly sliced beef brisket, also one of my favorite cuts of meat.  I started my … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · 8 Comments

Coyote Saloon

Coyote Saloon is a new pizzeria & bar in Hongdae that I read about on one of the Korean food blogs that I follow. The space is small but quaint and … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · 4 Comments

하모 – eel bbq

My buddy Steve was raving about this eel bbq restaurant 하모 (pronounced ha-mo) in Cheongdam-dong, so we made a trip out there and it was quite and experience! The top … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · 2 Comments

Shy Bana – Soul food/American diner

Shy Bana opened its newest location inside Seoul Finance Center, Gwanghamoon.  I had never seen or heard about it’s 3 other locations but seeing “southern style/soul food”, peaked my curiosity. … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · 3 Comments

Hong Kong Banjum – 홍콩반점

I remember passing by this chain restaurant in different areas of the city and never gave it much thought.  짬뽕 (jjam-pong), the spicy seafood noodle soup that is a mainstay … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 5 Comments

투뿔등심 reloaded

투뿔등심, the steak BBQ restaurant that I reviewed back in April 2012, the only place to receive a 10-rating, opened a second location.  The original location opened in December 2011 and due to the … Continue reading

June 28, 2012 · 4 Comments

Paul – brunch

Paul is a french bakery & cafe located inside the Marriott Residence in Yeouido.  It is a very beautiful space with a quiet gentle atmosphere.  It is a popular brunch … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 2 Comments

Gwanghamoon House – Kimchi-jjigae

One of the first 맛집 (famous restaurant) that I experienced in Korea was this hole in the wall kimchi-jjigae place in Gwanghamoon.  It’s very famous, super small, and extremely difficult to … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

한우리 – beef and noodle casserole

Beef and noodle casserole or 국수전골 is one of my favorite meals in Korea and I think Hanwoori does it the best! It’s KRW 22,000 per person for the beef … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

La Notte

La Notte is a casual Italian restaurant in Apgujung that this one “power” blogger on Naver goes to ALL the time.  So I wanted to give it a try because I’m usually in … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Autumn in New York – brunch in Itaewon

Met up with my coworker for brunch on a Saturday morning, pretty random, two dudes having brunch.  Coworker suggested this spot in Itaewon because he had been there with his … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · 3 Comments

Apple House ddeok-bok-ki

Apple House is one of the better known 떡볶이 restaurants in Seoul, pronounced ddeok-bok-ki.  It’s a hole in the wall type place, located in a small alley way behind the … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hongdae BBQ

About two years ago, some friends and I ate at this Korean BBQ restaurant in Hongdae and we fell in love!  We always wanted to come back but we weren’t … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · 2 Comments

Kogii Kogii – herb rubbed pork belly

Kogii Kogii (코기코기).  I must have passed by this Korean BBQ restaurant in Apgujung Rodeo a hundred times but never gave it a second thought.  But because the restaurant I had planned on … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Ox Bone Soup – 영동 설렁탕

영동 설렁탕 pronounced Young-Dong seol-leong-tang, is another famous ox bone soup restaurant.  It’s located in Shinsa-dong’s (신사동) restaurant row (먹자골목).  Behind Shinsa station exit 4 and 5, there is a slew … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

Charcoalo – American style BBQ

Charcoalo is an American style BBQ restaurant that recently opened in Apgujung.  On first impression I loved the red freight car “building”, it really stands out in design and color.  Also, … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · 5 Comments

Pig’s feet

Pigs feet or jokbal (족발) is another expensive Korean delicacy.  It’s not glamorous and it’s definitely not healthy but it’s darn good! This is one of the famous restaurants in … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

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