In the Seorae Maeul neighborhood in south-of-the-river Seocho-gu there is a delightful microcosm of French cuisine and culture.
Sticky Ricky’s Ice Cream
The weather is getting colder, but its never too cold for some ice cream, right?
The Almighty Cheeseburger
The experience of eating a burger here is no less of a cultural experience than grabbing a bowl of bibimbap at a traditional Hanok restaurant down the street.
Fell + Cole
Fell + Cole is famous for its creative and ultra-Korean flavors. Be warned – they come at a pretty penny.
Samgyetang: Fighting Fire with Fire
Koreans live on a peninsula that is called “the shrimp between two whales.” Korea is called the shrimp because a majority of the small peninsula’s history has been spent thwarting Chinese and Japanese aggression. This situation has ensured that Koreans are a scrappy bunch, something reflected in the Korean proverb “iyeolchiyeol” (이열치열) or “fight fire…
Boseong Green Tea Festival
The Boseong Green Tea Festival highlights how beautiful and restorative the act of brewing and drinking tea can be.
The noodles were uniquely Korean. It seems that Koreans prefer light broths with their noodles and the beef broth was very light, complimenting the bokchoi, seaweed, mushrooms and the brisket without overwhelming it.
A Beautiful Cup of Tea at Beautiful Tea Museum
Upon entering the Beautiful Tea Museum (아름다운 차박물관) the blaring horns and roaring engines of Seoul suddenly cease.
A Night in Itaewon – A Japanese Gem and a Craft Beer fix
On the outskirts of Itaewon, the hustle and bustle of the main stretch quiets down, and within the sprawling alley ways you can stumble upon some truly unique and international parts of Seoul.
Dumpling Delight at Jaha Son Mandu
With dumpling recipes passed on from mother to daughter for generations, Jaha Son Mandu uses a rustic meal and transforms it into an elegant delight.