Italian

Salon de Joo

Salon de Joo

살롱드쥬 – Salon de Joo Came here Friday cause Chef Emilio Broso recently procured fresh zucchini flowers otherwise known as squash blossoms. It’s a seasonal item. He deep fries it with ricotta cheese inside. Our first time trying it. Delicious. If you go now, it […]

Salon de Joo

Salon de Joo

A new Italian eatery in town in Songpa-Gu. Emillio Broso, a Sicilian, brings his culinary skills to the east side of Seoul where there is generally a dearth of good, high quality, memorable western type of food. His menu includes pasta, pizza, appetizers, burgers and […]

Trattoria Molto

Trattoria Molto

트라토리아 몰토 (Sangam Dong) – Say what you will about the Seoul Michelin Guide. I don’t give much thought to the 1, 2 or 3-Michelin starred restaurants here because it is generally expensive (with the sole exception of Jin Jin the Chinese restaurant in Hapjeong) […]

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 […]

FAGP

FAGP

FAGP is a new European fusion noodle eatery in the east side of Seoul – off Exit 1 of Ttukseom Station (Line 2) – Seongdong-Gu. It’s been in operation for over a little than a year. It was already a hot spot having been highlighted […]

Osteria Sam Kim

Osteria Sam Kim

오스테리아샘킴. I have previously posted about this small Italian eatery in Hapjeong in May 2018. See Earlier Review. Made another trip back. New dishes. Same delicious experience. Absolute recommend.  Must make reservations as it is a small place. Occasionally you will see the celebrity chef – […]

Panello

Panello

빠넬로 is an Italian restaurant offering both pasta and pizza dishes. This restaurant was highlighted on the tvN food program – 수요미식회 – Episode #167 that aired on May 2, 2018. The food program’s tagline for this restaurant – “서울 도심 속 작은 이탈리아” …. “In […]

Darobe

Darobe

다로베. Located near Seoul Forest, a small Italian eatery serving up high quality and delicious Italian appetizers, Neapolitan pizza and pasta dishes.  Interior is classy. Service is outstanding. Quality of food is top notch. Limited menu items but for what they do, they do well. […]

Locanda Mong-Ro

Locanda Mong-Ro

Locanda Mongro – 로칸다 몽로 is a fusion restaurant that focuses not only on food but on the drinks as well. This place has been open since 2014 but I only recently came upon after a referral from the owner of Bistro Tres. This eatery […]

Osteria Sam Kim

Osteria Sam Kim

Location: 합정역 (Hapjeong St.)Date Reviewed: December 17, 2017 Highlights:  All-in-all, everything on the menu is delicious.Lowlights: It can get pricey especially after the 2nd bottle of wine (with the cheapest bottle of wine being W50,000).Bottom Line: Can’t go wrong. SFP 2.5-Fork Sam Kim, the celebrity […]