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.

Digging in at DOGA

Inside the boiling pan were sea-glass noodles, vegetables, lots of green onions, and beef ribs (still on the bone) in a delectable murky brown broth.

Wine Kiki

WINE KIKI is in the Hongdae area, and is a great place to hang out with friends if you are looking for something outside the usual soju (소주) and maekju (맥주) combo, albeit a bit more expensive.

Very Berry French Toast at Café 413 Project

Four pieces of huge, fluffy bread were served with freshly made whipped cream, a healthy drizzle of syrup, and four different kinds of berries (all within the same color-palette).

Muwol Table

In a neighborhood of cheap fried chicken and expensive international cuisine, Muwol Table is a must-eat for the trendy eater on a budget.

If You’re Melting, Eat This

Slices of mango, vanilla ice cream, gooey rice cakes, and rich cream were served upon a bed of shaved ice. Within the first few bites of sugary goodness me and Cain were less cranky, less hot, and more likely to have a nice day together.