Chinese

Harbin (Flagship)

Harbin (Flagship)

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 […]

Nackwon Lamb Skewers

Nackwon Lamb Skewers

낙원양꼬치 – Nackwon Lamb Skewers. This Chinese restaurant is one of two in my authentic Chinese cuisine dining rotation. The other one being 하얼빈 가정식 – Harbin in Seolleung Station (Gangnam). Nackwon is a 25 minute subway ride from my home – i.e., the travel […]

Harbin

Harbin

This Chinese restaurant right behind Seolleung Station is authentic. I now only go to 2 Chinese restaurants – this place and Nackwon Lamb Skewers in Shindaebang. When the owner, wait staff and cooks speak Chinese, you know it’s the real deal. EVERY dish was delicious.So […]

Yeon Kyung

Yeon Kyung

연경 연희점 – Yeon Kyung (Seodaemun Gu – Yeonhui Dong) Yeonhui branch of the well-known Chinese restaurant in Incheon. We ordered the Dinner Course B menu at KRW 45,000 per person. We ordered two dim sum dishes in addition to the course menu. The second […]

Yeongyo

Yeongyo

연교 (Yeonnam Dong) – Yeongyo opened in January 2018. The owners own and operate Hyang Mi, a well-known Chinese restaurant in Yeonnam Dong. The owners (father-daughter) are Koreans who originate from Taiwan. So in addition to dumplings, they also serve the classic and signature Taiwanese […]

Songwha Shanxi Noodle

Songwha Shanxi Noodle

송화산시도삭면 (건대) – One of my favorite Chinese restaurants located a few hundred meters from Konkuk University Station in an area that is known as Lamb Skewer Alley. It’s one of the many unofficial Chinatowns in Seoul. They specialize in Sichuan food and in the preparation […]

Chun Jin Poja

Chun Jin Poja

천진포자 부암동점 –  Small Chinese dumpling eatery specializing in baozi or bao which is a type of filled bun or bread-like dumpling with many variations in fillings Be patient because each one is hand-made entirely from scratch! There are 7-8 types Fuof dumplings on the menu. The […]

Poga

Poga

포가 (Poga) is a Chinese restaurant in Yeonnam Dong that serves up delicious Chinese food. This place has been open since July 2017. It’s a small place seating maybe 20 people. I think the chef-owner is from China or maybe Taiwan. Appears to be a […]

Baozi Pu

Baozi Pu

빠오즈푸 – When it comes to xiao long bao (“XLB”) in Seoul, there are a lot of places that offer it. Mister Suh Mandu in Ewha Women’s University, Yeon Gyo in Yeonnam Dong and Shanxi Noodle in Kondae offer up some XLB for the price. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rim Ga Gi

Rim Ga Gi

림가기 is a Hong Kong restaurant that sells HK roasted duck, steamed vermicelli rolls and various types of noodle soups. It is located near Hongdae. It has been open for over a year but recently it was highlighted on the Olive TV show called 여기Go […]