Month: January 2019

Sushi Sanwon Kyung

Sushi Sanwon Kyung

스시산원 경 (광화문) – The third and newest branch of the Sushi Sanwon “group.” It was my first time at any of the Sushi Sanwon sushi omakase restaurants.  The original one is at Seolleung Station (dinner omakase @W150,000) – 14 sushi counter seats and 1 […]

Ciuri Ciuri

Ciuri Ciuri

츄리츄리 (홍대) – Ciuri Cuiri, an Italian eatery in Hongdae, is a Sicilian culinary treasure. The owner-chefs, Enrico Olivieri and Filippa Fiorenza (Fiore), are native Sicilians who bring to Seoul their homestyle of cooking. There are daily pasta specials which you must try. For example, the […]

Woomi Nohee

Woomi Nohee

우미노히 (청담동) – Korean seafood omakase in 청담동 right near JYP. This restaurant has been around for 14 years. Very energetic and extremely hospitable owner-chef. Incredibly fresh, delicious food. It’s a small restaurant with about 6 tables and a counter space with 10 seats. If […]

Kaneki

Kaneki

가네끼스시 – Kaneki Sushi, located on the 2nd floor of an officetel building in Dongjak-gu right next to SNU Boramae Hospital, is a Japanese omakase eatery with a kaunta seki that seats 11 patrons. There is a private room that fits 6 people. Why would […]

Doreuri

Doreuri

도르리 – Doreuri. Not sure how to describe this. It’s Korean but not Korean. Korean seasonal ingredients with a non-Korean presentation. The sign at the front door says “Modern Hanshik” which translates into modern Korean food. Chef Jo just opened up a small eatery in […]

Sushi OOshima

Sushi OOshima

스시 오오시마 – An unbelievably cheap and delicious Japanese sushi omakase eatery in Mokdong. The restaurant only has 6 seats and serves lunch and dinner. Lunch is W25,000 and Dinner is W35,000. There are 2 seatings for dinner – 6 and 8 PM. RESERVATIONS are a […]