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?
Green Tea & Mango Bingsu
Bingsu is a staple of summer in Korea, and one that I have fallen in love with!
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.
Giant Fried Pork Cutlet!
After splitting, Jessye and I were both pretty full of both pork and self-pity.
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…
North Korean Noodles
I felt the volcano rumble and I looked up to see the giant face of the supreme leader himself peeking down at me. He smacked his big, murderous lips and stuck his chopsticks into the chilled broth.
Build-Your-Own-Decadence at the Seoul Magnum Pop-Up
You are told to #takepleasureseriously and there’s no choice but to do so when you step inside.
The Burger King Incident of 2018
I stopped at an ancient stone tablet and began to feel a warm glow envelop me.