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Neighborhood Pizza

Neighborhood Pizza

This pizza eatery + brewery in Shinchon is one of my favorite pizza joints. There are 8 – 9 go-to pizza places in Seoul. However, when it comes to value per pie, there are only two and Neighborhood Pizza is one of them. It’s so […]

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

울프강 스테이크하우스 – Wolfgang Steakhouse (Gangnam Gu – Cheongdam) Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, with the flagship restaurant located on Park Avenue, was founded by the former headwaiter at Peter Luger Steak House, Wolfgang Zwiener. In addition to NYC, Beverly Hills, Hawaii, they have many branches in Asia […]

Cuisine la Cle

Cuisine la Cle

Cuisine la Cle – 퀴진 라끌레 (Jongno Gu – Gyeongbokgung Palace) – This is my second visit to this gem located in an alleyway right behind the palace. The menu is a short one but what Chef Bae creates is thoughtful, detailed and delicious. I […]

Bubble & Cockles

Bubble & Cockles

버블앤코클스 (Itaewon) – Seafood Bar Restaurant in Itaewon Surf ’n Turf. Restaurant in Itaewon specializing in seafood cuisine. Enjoyed a lot of fresh and delicious delights from the sea. In addition to seafood, the nicely prepared sirloin steak was not bad either. 1. Lobster, Tomato […]

Goo Stk 733

Goo Stk 733

Hannam Dong – Goo Steakhouse has been around for a long time. It’s an institution in Seoul. They make good quality dry-aged premium steaks and side dishes. It’s not cheap. So be prepared to open your wallet and spend some money. Not sure what else […]

Carnivore Gastropub

Carnivore Gastropub

카니보 –Carnivore Gastropub – Seongsu-dong, Seongdong-gu – #EASTSEOULi.e., in Seoul’s “Brooklyn” neighborhood. Food commentary by Amber Johnson. Visual storytelling by SeoulFoodPatrol. I have been to Carnivore Gastropub twice now and for an omnivore with a carnivore bias this place doesn’t disappoint. The menu provides various Western style dishes. […]

Mix & Malt

Mix & Malt

믹스앤몰트 – Merriam-Webster defines “gastropub” as a pub, bar, or tavern that offers meals of high quality. Mix & Malt is a gastropub. Located near Hyewha Station (Line 4) and nestled in a back alley, Mix & Malt is an institution among expats serving up […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cali Taco

Cali Taco

CaliTaco is in an old part of Seoul that isn’t exactly full of expats. It is located in one of the up and coming hot spots of Seoul called Ikseon Dong.  The owner, Greg Norrish, is from California and wanted to bring a taste of […]