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February 19, 2020

Ironically despite I being the U.S. citizen and my father being the Korean citizen it is he who loves and at times craves hamburgers viciously at times.

There is a burger chain called: Brooklyn The Burger Joint scattered around Seoul which is a tad expensive compared to...

February 16, 2020

There's a small stand near CGV located right by the Exit 3 of Apgujeong Station. It's behind McDonald's and you can locate it by the smell of the grilling. It's name is simple: Apgujeong Ddak Kkochi (압구정 닭꼬치)

There are two kinds of chicken skewers: gochujang-marinated a...

February 13, 2020

There's a really nice croissant place located in Bukchon along the road of Gye-Dong: Artisan Croissant. Gye-Dong, itself, is a fun and charming street filled with small shops, cafes and restaurants- a lot similar to how Garosu-gil was in the early years of its populari...

February 10, 2020

I really liked this bakery, and I used to frequent it more, as I don't know of anywhere else that provides Yakisoba-pan daily, but sadly I haven't been able to visit it in some time. It doesn't mean I can't speak of its goodness.

You can always find their cutely decorat...

February 8, 2020

A lot of the times when you're travelling overseas you'll find that the Starbucks back in the States... back in the place where they originally began... is perhaps the most boring and bland Starbucks. The Starbucks that are available overseas such as in Seoul are perha...

February 4, 2020

I've loved red-bean fish breads all my life. I think the design of them was what drew me to them initially, but later I also craved the taste of them. You can find stalls where they cook them on the spot along most populated streets in Seoul:

Very cheap too: two of them...

February 2, 2020

There are certain U.S. restaurant chains that have slight or severe differences in their menu or aesthetic when compared with its Asian counterparts- one such that displays severe difference is Dunkin' Donuts.

I'm not sure how Dunkin' Donuts exactly is perceived in othe...

January 30, 2020

Of course in every country there are exclusive restaurants or cafes. One particular fastfood chain I've come to visit every time I go to Seoul is: Mom's Touch.

I'd like to know more of the backstory to the restaurant's beginning, as I can't think of any of my friends' m...

January 24, 2020

You can usually eat Budae-jjigae at most places near colleges, as it's enjoyed by most young people. It's not exactly the healthiest option, but there's times when nothing else is as satisfying as having some during a cold winter night.

This place, Italy Budae-jigae , o...

January 22, 2020

This place has been around for quite some time despite Seoul's penchant for updating and changing pace of life.

The restaurant BaetGotDong (뱃고동) is known for its spicy stir-fried octopus dish, but a lot of customers also order the batter-fried octopus dish as well to co...

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