Monthly Archives: December 2013

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Christmas Dinner at DerekvsLP 2013- Santa would be proud or have heart disease.

It has been awhile since my last post. The holidays are especially busy around here with a newborn, but we still found time to cook up a feast for Christmas. Last year, we cooked for about 20 people, but this year because of the new guy, we decided to just cook for three. That said, […]

Goodbye Macaroni Market, Hello American Mexican Restaurant Franchise

One of the nicer restaurants in Seoul, a diverse culinary establishment with a focus on French cuisine, and an ever-changing menu has closed their doors. As of this post, it is no longer open, nor has there been any news of a relocation. In its place is the American franchise On The Border with a […]

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Metropolis in Nowon – Great Wings, Solid Burgers and Competitive Beer Pong

Nowon station is not going to stick out in the guidebook. Tucked all the way up in the north of Seoul, Nowon-gu is a small, and relatively unadventurous place. But, like all small places, there are some charms which makes coming to Nowon worth the trip, including Dobongsan and Suraksan mountains and Culture Street, which […]

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The Sam Hammington Tour Part 3 – Casablanca Sandwicherie and The Orange Tree

The night was finally settling in and we decided to visit a couple of more spots on Sam Hammington’s list. We were hungry after the beers from Phillies and decided to check out Casablanca Sandwicherie in HBC. There is a lot of hype around the place, so I was eager to see if it was […]

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Brew 3.14 (Pi! Get it?) – Great pizza and atmosphere near Anguk Station!

The quest to find a good pizza in Seoul is a bit of a challenge, one that is has been painstakingly pursued over the course of many years since Western culture and food descended upon the Land of the Morning Calm. However, steps have been made to eradicate pizzas with corn sprinkled on them like […]

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Ankara Picnic – Sandwiches, Kebabs, and Turkish Delights in Itaewon

Ankara Picnic, the first restaurant on your right the second you walk out exit 3 at Itaewon station. A staple in the Itaewon community. Always open late to satisfy that craving after a long night on the strip, or just a quick place to grab a sandwich or a kebab, I’ve always found that Ankara […]

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Please welcome our new foodie to derekvsLP!

Well, after much searching, we finally found a new foodie for our blog. He’s pretty young, but has a lot of potential! Well, at least when he develops basic motor skills.