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Monthly Archives: April, 2012

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

Dessert Tree

For all the ladies in Seoul, Dessert Tree is a new dessert bar that opened in Apgujung.  What makes it special is that they make everything from scratch!  The ice … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Kitchen Salvatore Cuomo

The Kitchen Salvatore Cuomo is one of my favorite restaurants in Seoul for many reasons but namely because it has the best pizza in Korea.  It also reminds me of dining … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

My little secret . . .

This tiny bar tucked inside the foothills of central Seoul has some of the best views in Korea.  I will not reveal the name of the bar, just enjoy the … Continue reading

April 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Kalguksu – “knife noodles”

북촌 칼국수 pronounced bok-chon kal-guk-su, is famous for their kalguksu (칼국수).  Kalguksu, which literally means “knife noodles”, is a Korean noodle dish consisting of handmade, knife-cut wheat flour noodles served in a … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Prost – Pub & Grill

District is a mega-sized entertainment complex that recently opened in Itaewon.  Prost Pub & Grill is on the 1st floor and on the 2nd floor is Glam Lounge and Club Mute. … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Vatos Urban Tacos

Vatos Taco opened in Itaewon in November 2011 and its been getting a lot of buzz, especially amongst the ex-pat community.  Seems like Vatos is channeling the Korean taco truck fad that … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

More chitlins!

연타발 (pronounced yeon-ta-bal), is an upscale and highly regarded chain of beef intestine BBQ restaurants, with 8 locations throughout Korea.  See my other posting for a more detailed write-up on beef … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · 6 Comments

Photo essay: river eel po-cha

This is a po-jang-ma-cha type place (포장마차) that is famous for their river eel BBQ (곰장어), in Nonhyeon-dong (논현동).  I came here to drink more than to eat, so this is not … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

Korean BBQ – steak

투뿔등심 is not just your run of the mill Korean BBQ restaurant, what makes it different is that you grill up good quality steak.  The name literally means 1++ steak, … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

THE best bibimbap.

참숯골 (pronounced cham-soot-gol) is a famous Korean BBQ restaurant in the Gwanghamoon area.  They charge over $50 per serving of beef so I haven’t had the privilege of eating their BBQ but their … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · 5 Comments

Burger B

Burger B, a small burger joint in the back streets of Apgu-jung (Rodeo), is a good little find.  As some of you may already know, burgers in Korea are pretty … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mi Piace

Mi Piace is a very well-known and highly regarded Italian restaurant in Cheongdam-dong.  I have been wanting to eat here for the longest time, so I was super excited to come … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · 3 Comments



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