Monthly Archives: November 2013
Left Coast Artisan Burgers – Great Food, Chill Atmosphere and You Can Take Their Food Home!
I had the opportunity to finally visit Left Coast Artisan Burger in Itaewon. LCA is the new burger joint on the block, and is a popular favorite amongst the Seoul Burger Lovers community. After trying their Juicy Lucy burger, they clearly deserve the accolades bestowed onto them. How to get there: The easiest way to get […]
Rules of Korean Dining – Fact versus Fiction
If you have lived in Korea for quite sometime, you’ve probably had an at least one socially awkward moment when eating with the natives. My first time at Kimbab Cheonguk (김밥 천국), I put my chopsticks in the bibimbap, causing an uproar at the tables around me. So, to avoid daggers piercing your inner soul, […]
10 Things About Living Abroad: No Turning Back
A great article about living abroad and seeing the world!
The Sam Hammington Food Tour in HBC Part 2 – The Hungry Dog and Phillies
After a nice brunch, we decided to head to Phillies first for a few beers and maybe some appetizers. Unfortunately, Phillies was still closed at 2pm, so we decided to head to The Hungry Dog instead for a couple of sliders, some milkshakes and a Coke. I discovered The Hungry Dog quite some time ago […]
The Sam Hammington Food Tour – Part 1 – Indigo In Haebangchon
Last weekend some friends, the wife and I decided to follow Sam Hammington’s suggestions in the Lonely Planet Seoul edition. It was a well planned, but at the same time, sporadic process which allowed us to taste all the culinary hotspots that Haebangchon (HBC) has to offer. The original food/pub crawl started at 12:00pm and […]
Baekje Samgyetang (백제 삼계탕) – Chicken Soup for the Asian Seoul in Myeongdong
The long summer days of going out at 7pm and still seeing the sun in the sky have been gone for quite sometime now. The chill that used to tease us at night, is now lingering in the day like a drunken uncle lingers around a turkey at Thanksgiving. Although it is still technically fall, […]
Vapiano – A Taste of Tuscany in the Heart of Seoul
Ahh Vapiano. I know you are a chain, but in this kimchi dominated country, you are like a breath of fresh Tuscany air. Inspired by LaCryMamosa’s review of Vapiano’s in Amsterdam, the wife and I decided to have a nice, quiet Sunday dinner at one of our favorite places in Seoul. How To Get There: There […]
Gobble Gobble! It’s turkey time in the ROK.
It’s that time again! Turkey season is in full force. Now back in North America, turkeys are pretty easy to find. However, in the ROK finding Tom Turkey can be a little tricky, and you might end up having Thanksgiving and Christmas with Charlie Chicken. That said, there are a few options of acquiring a […]
Woodstock in Itaewon – Live Music, Dive Bar, Heaven.
Woodstock… A name that conjures up so many memories. In Itaewon, Woodstock is a staple for live music, a occasional game of pool and a lot of character. Woodstock bar is like an old car that has survived multiple winter storms, dirty, beat up, but for some reason, you can’t just let go of her. […]