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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 […]

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 […]

Song Wha Shanxi Noodles

Song Wha Shanxi Noodles

Location: Konkuk UniversityDate Reviewed: April 15, 2018Highlights:  The authenticity of the Shanxi style knife cut noodles and spicy Sichuan cuisine plus dim sum.Lowlights: People have different opinions on whether the dim sum is tasty or not.Bottom Line: Interesting combination of Sichuan cuisine and Shanxi knife […]