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Cuisine la Cle

Cuisine la Cle

Cuisine la Cle – 퀴진 라끌레 (Gyeongbokgung) Chef Bae’s new summer menu is a solid winner. There is a new burger on the menu which is inspired by the famous upscale diner in Chicago, Au Cheval – KRW 17,000. My son, H, had the burger […]

Le Chat Botté

Le Chat Botté

장화신은고양이 – Le Chat Botté (Mapo Gu – Mangwon) – I am glad this small, cozy French bistro is located in Mangwon Dong. It’s in the northwestern part of Seoul and many people will not bother coming all the way out here to check it out. […]

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 […]

Le Chat Botté

Le Chat Botté

장화신은고양이 (Mangwon Dong) – Le Chat Botté It’s a French bistro that’s been open for 2 years in the deep back alleys of Mangwon Dong. Every dish that we ate was delicious. Wife kept on saying “How can he still be in business using such […]

Cuisine La Cle

Cuisine La Cle

퀴진 라끌레 (경북궁) – Cuisine la Cle is a brand new Quebec-French restaurant right in the Gyeongbokgung Palace neighborhood. They’ve opened for business – soft opening – since Wednesday, February 20, 2019. We ordered the following dishes:(1) Gnocchi & blue cheese mussels stew(2) Beef Tartare(3) […]

Comme Moa

Comme Moa

꼼모아 – A small quaint French bistro in Haengbangchon (HBC) that serves up some delicious casual French food. It has been highlighted as a L’Assiette Michelin, or the Michelin Plate. “This cozy charmer, located towards the tail end of Haebangchon’s main street, is Chef Kim Moa’s cheery […]

La Planque

La Planque

라플랑끄 – La Planque is a French bistro located in the back alleyway near Itaewon Station. The menu is varied with a nice selection of meat and fish dishes.  The menu is presented on a blackboard. We tried the following dishes: Starters Mussel Stew Oyster (Large) […]

Bistro Tres

Bistro Tres

A casual French bistro right off Seoul National University Station (Exit 1) in an area now known as Sharosugil. The name Sharosugil is a play off the popular Apgujungong street name called Garosugil. Created by rearranging the Korean letters in the school’s name, the sculpture resembles […]

L’Impasse 81

L’Impasse 81

L’Impasse 81 (랑빠스 81) Location: 연남동 – Yeonnam Dong Date Reviewed: April 5, 2018 Highlights:  Charcuterie all done in-house. A lot of rustic French classic dishes. Lowlights: The house wine selection went up from W25,000 to W39,000. Bottom Line: Great food, great service, and friendly prices. SFP […]