Month: September 2018

B’Mucho Cantina Redux

B’Mucho Cantina Redux

B’Mucho Cantina in Yeonam Dong. Still authentic and delicious as always. Naver Store Info

Neighborhood Pizza

Neighborhood Pizza

네이버후드 Neighborhood Pizza in Sinchon. How would I describe this? It’s an American-style pizza with lots of delicious and fresh toppings and it’s SO cheap. It blows my mind comparing Neighborhood’s (W16,900) pizza to Papa John’s large combo at W26,500. Taste, size, presentation. No debate. […]

Seoul Dong

Seoul Dong

서울동 – Seoul Dong is a Japanese donburi (rice bowl dish) restaurant in Hapjeong. Fish was very fresh and delicious. Price wise, a bit on the high side. For ~W40,000, I would pay the extra W10,000 and go to Sushi Shouki and get a nice […]

Con

Con

Con (공). I guess that is how you pronounce “Con” in Vietnamese.  Here is what it’s Naver home page says about the 1 year + restaurant in Seogyo Dong in Mapo (near Hongdae and Yeonnam Dong): “In early 2016 we first established Anh, a Vietnamese […]

Robata Tanyo

Robata Tanyo

In Japanese cuisine, robatayaki (炉端焼き or “fireside-cooking”) is a BBQ in which seafood, meat, pork, vegetables are cooked over hot charcoal. At 로바타탄요 – Robata Tanyo – in Apgujungdong (in the back alley of Garosugil), they BBQ the food right in front of you. They […]

Mitowu

Mitowu

미토우 is a Japanese restaurant specializing in serving the freshest seasonal ingredients that are available. It has been open since February 2018 located in Apgujungdong. The type of cuisine that they are offer is  슌노카오리 which is a variation of the Japanese kaiseki course meal. […]

Rocka Doodle

Rocka Doodle

Rocka-Doodle…..[do]. First, let me get some important news out before I describe my Classic Hot Chicken Burger experience at Rocka-Doodle. The Silver Bullet has arrived in Korea. I had to blink my eyes a few times to make sure that I wasn’t dreaming. I grew […]

Tampa Sandwich Bar

Tampa Sandwich Bar

탬파샌드위치 – Tampa Sandwich Bar Tampa Sandwich Bar in Yeonnam Dong is a fantastic sandwich shop. They are famous for their Cuban sandwiches for which they won the the “Most Popular Cuban Sandwich” 1st Place prize at the 6th (2017) and 7th (2018) Annual Cuban […]

Mae Woon Hyang Sot

Mae Woon Hyang Sot

매운향솥. A Chinese restaurant in Konkuk University that serves Ma La Xiang Guo (Spicy Numbing Stir-fry Pot) in addition to other Chinese specialities. On September 1, 2018, they moved 100 meters to the left from their smaller 2-story location to a new and bigger first floor […]

Cry Cheeseburger

Cry Cheeseburger

크라이치즈버거. Basically In ‘n Out carbon copy in Seoul. W7,000 for the Double Cheeseburger Set which includes Fries and Fountain Soda with free refills. Add in another W1,500 for the animal style toppings for the fries and that’s W8.500. They have four locations – original […]

Ogu Banjeom

Ogu Banjeom

오구반점 located right off Exit 2 of Euljiro 3-Ga station. Korean-Chinese restaurant that’s been around since 1953. I am presuming it’s an institution. They are famous for one dish – the fried dumplings. You search on Naver blog posts and you see the fried dumplings […]

The XEF – Part Deux

The XEF – Part Deux

더 셰프. Two New Specials @ The XEF – both Iberico pork dishes. (1) Iberico rib finger Moruno – W18,000 (2) Manto Iberico al Horno – W18,000. Same iberico pork but two different tastes. The Manto Iberico al Horno is slow cooked so it is super […]