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연탄 불구이 (Briquette Bulguyi) – Great Value BBQ Across from Induk University (Wolgye Line 1)

When in Rome, do what the Romans do. When in Paris, eat where the Parisians eat. When in Seoul, follow the university students. I noticed 연탄 불구이 on my way to Jill’s school one day. The restaurant doesn’t stand out, unless you look close and notice the coal charred briquettes that are alined along the […]

Blacksmith – The Steak and Pasta Franchise that is Popping Up Everywhere

Maybe I am blind, but when I first arrived in Korea four years ago, I never saw a Blacksmith restaurant. I always saw the usual suspects: Outback, TGIFs, and Bennigans. Now like breading rabbits, Blacksmith is spreading its love around Korea. As it happens, one opened up near work, so X and I decided to […]

Kraze Burger – I Still Don’t Know if It’s Pronounced “KRAZEH” or “KRAZY”. The Mystery Continues.

Hello gentle reader. It’s been a long few days with graduate school taking up most of my time. However, my wife and I did find time to go out and have some dinner at Kraze Burger. If you’ve been in Korea for a long time, you’ve probably seen this restaurant chain all over the great […]