Monthly Archives: October 2013

[eat] Brunch at Tartine Bakery & Pie cafe @ Itaewon, Seoul

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Noone passes by Tartine without pausing for a little while and taking a brief moment to just stand there and admire the gorgeous little pies stored on the glass shelves inside the bakery shop. It doesn’t help either that the shops themselves are so visually pleasing with the…

Craftworks – The King of Craft Beer in Seoul and the Food’s Not that Half Bad Now Either.

Reviewing Craftworks Taphouse and Bistro is tricky because I’ve been there countless times over the course of my time here in Seoul, and like any relationship it has had its ups and downs. It was love at first bite, then we hit a rocky patch, and now, after a roller coaster ride of a relationship, […]

Battle of the Bookstores: What The Book versus Itaewon Foreign Book Store

Two stores, two very different experiences. One store feels like a small town, locally owned independent bookstore with a collection that has spanned over decades. The other store feels like a giant, soulless corporately owned MegaBox store with a vast selection of books, neatly organized into sections without a speck of dust touching their covers. […]

Tired of Paying Insane Prices at The Yongsan Electronic Market? Head to Video Game Alley Behind It!

Summer is officially history, and now the preparations for the long winter is upon us. Since I hate the winter, and choose to spend my time indoors, I’ll need something to entertain me while I’m wiping bottoms, and avoiding the weather outside. As a good Canadian, I’ve done my duty and picked up NHL 2014. […]

The Flying Pan Blue – The Chefs Who Need to Head Back to Culinary School.

Hello gentle reader, it’s been awhile since my last post. Pending fatherhood, crunch time at graduate school and working full time has left me little time for blogging. However, this Saturday, I finally got some free time to pursue some great eats and explore some sites in Seoul. After a presentation and my wife’s massage, […]

The Filipino Sunday Market in Hyehwa – Lively People and Cheap Meat on a Stick

As autumn sets in and the days and nights become cooler, time begins to ticks down in our minds. Winter hibernation will soon be upon us, so we should go out and enjoy the sensible weather while we can. We have been to the Sunday Filipino Market before and always have a good time. The […]

Wood and Brick (Le Gourmet?) – European Brunch with the Service to Match

Happy Sunday gentle readers! I hope your enjoying your weekend and getting some much deserved rest! Today, the old lady and I decided to head to Hyehwa and Hansang University to check out some of our favorite spots. First, we decided to grab some brunch, so we whipped out the old Lonely Planet and looked […]