Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Left Coast Artisan Burgers – Great Food, Chill Atmosphere and You Can Take Their Food Home!

I had the opportunity to finally visit Left Coast Artisan Burger in Itaewon. LCA is the new burger joint on the block, and is a popular favorite amongst the Seoul Burger Lovers community. After trying their Juicy Lucy burger, they clearly deserve the accolades bestowed onto them. How to get there: The easiest way to get […]

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Rules of Korean Dining – Fact versus Fiction

If you have lived in Korea for quite sometime, you’ve probably had an at least one socially awkward moment when eating with the natives. My first time at Kimbab Cheonguk (김밥 천국), I put my chopsticks in the bibimbap, causing an uproar at the tables around me. So, to avoid daggers piercing your inner soul, […]

10 Things About Living Abroad: No Turning Back

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
kokorowashinjin Moving around the world teaches you many things. It isn’t for everyone. It takes a special type of person to be able to do what we do. Packing up all your things into two carry-on bags and two checked pieces of luggage is struggles in itself, and to generalize…

The Sam Hammington Food Tour in HBC Part 2 – The Hungry Dog and Phillies

After a nice brunch, we decided to head to Phillies first for a few beers and maybe some appetizers. Unfortunately, Phillies was still closed at 2pm, so we decided to head to The Hungry Dog instead for a couple of sliders, some milkshakes and a Coke. I discovered The Hungry Dog quite some time ago […]

The Sam Hammington Food Tour – Part 1 – Indigo In Haebangchon

Last weekend some friends, the wife and I decided to follow Sam Hammington’s suggestions in the Lonely Planet Seoul edition. It was a well planned, but at the same time, sporadic process which allowed us to taste all the culinary hotspots that Haebangchon (HBC) has to offer. The original food/pub crawl started at 12:00pm and […]

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Baekje Samgyetang (백제 삼계탕) – Chicken Soup for the Asian Seoul in Myeongdong

The long summer days of going out at 7pm and still seeing the sun in the sky have been gone for quite sometime now. The chill that used to tease us at night, is now lingering in the day like a drunken uncle lingers around a turkey at Thanksgiving. Although it is still technically fall, […]

Vapiano – A Taste of Tuscany in the Heart of Seoul

Ahh Vapiano. I know you are a chain, but in this kimchi dominated country, you are like a breath of fresh Tuscany air. Inspired by LaCryMamosa’s review of Vapiano’s in Amsterdam, the wife and I decided to have a nice, quiet Sunday dinner at one of our favorite places in Seoul. How To Get There: There […]