“Hey! Can you help me out and suggest some good Korean restaurants for my friends who are visiting Seoul for the first time…” Here are the categories of cuisine that I would recommend for first time visitors to Seoul. Hanwoo Beef BBQ Pork BBQ (삼겹살) […]
본앤브레드 신관 – Born and Bred New Location (Majang Dong, Seongdong-Gu) Located in Majang-Dong, a very famous beef 🥩 market in Seoul, Born and Bred is your premier Hanwoo beef boutique restaurant. Amidst all the old butcher shops stands this giant, glistening oasis serving wet-aged […]
엘피노323 – El Pino 323 (Noksapyeong, Yongsan-Gu) It’s Tuesday and we went for the tacos 🌮 —> Taco Tuesday! We ordered literally every item on the menu except for 2-3 types of tacos. It was my first time eating the torta (sandwiches)🥪. Ordered all 4 […]
오가와 – Ogawa (Gwangwhamun) – It was my first time here. This place has been around for awhile – over 8 years. It’s located in the basement of an office building in Gwangwhamun. Dinner omakase is W70,000. The sushi was alright. The quantity was alright. […]
This sushi omakase is one of my favorite restaurants and is currently #1 on the Best Omakase Under W90,000.
춘포차 – Chun Pocha (Garak Dong, Songpa-Gu). This pocha is near Ogeum Station in Songpa Gu. Came here after seeing @Songchelin’s post on the place. Pocha generally means a restaurant (historically, a street stall with an orange tent) where you drink soju accompanied by good side […]
하얼빈 가정식 본점 – Harbin “Home Cooked Style” Original Location.One of my favorite authentic Chinese restaurant with two locations right behind Seolleung Station. This is the original location and it has the Chinese Xi’an hamburger – the 뤄우쟈머 / Rou Jia Mo / 肉夹馍 means […]
Miyavi – 미야비 (Hapjeong Station) Awesome zakaya in Hapjeong Station. The owner-chef used to work at one of the Shilla Hotel restaurants. Quality, service and prices are great.
조리인Location: Shinsa Dong, Gangnam-GuPrice: W90,000Highlights: Not bad. A decent quantity of fish for the priceLowlights: No Korean liquor.Reservation: Call
스시모루- Sushi MoruLocation: Cheonho Dong, Gangdong-GuPrice: W77,000Highlights: If you live in the apartment complexes nearby, this is a great place.Lowlights: It was in the B1 level out an outdoor shopping complex next to an apartment building. I am sensing the common theme here. Japanese omakase […]
기꾸– Ki-GooLocation: Bangbae Dong, Seocho Gu.Price: W70,000Highlights: Decent quantity for the price.Lowlights: Factory assembly line speed efficiency. Eat, eat, get out. You don’t have the sensation of relaxing, chatting with friends. They want you out cause there is another reservation coming in. If you order […]
오도루스시 (Daechi Dong) Location: Daechi Dong, Gangnam-GuPrice: W88,000Highlights: Good, quality sushi.Lowlights: It’s in strip mall across an apartment complex. It feels like a local restaurant in a strip mall with a window facing an apartment complex. Thought the quantity of sushi pieces for the price […]
Location: Sungnae Dong, Gangdong-GuPrice: W69,000Highlights: The white cheese dessertLowlights: I checked out this place because it is one of my Instagram food influencers that I follow – Songchelin – favorite and frequent sushi omakase place. I am not sure why. I felt like the sushi omakase course was over […]