Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Chocolate Con Churros – The Dessert Fad Sweeping the ROK

Ahh the Churro. The newest dessert trend in Korea has cafes, stands and trucks popping up all around Seoul. As we walked down the street after brunch at Hansung University, we noticed a new churro cafe near the other Western restaurants and cafes. Since we always have room for dessert, we decided to stop in for […]

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Sokcho Beach – Relaxing Waves, Sexy Mermaids and Machine Guns

Sokcho Beach in early May. I thought for a bit that I could have gone into the water. I was wrong. Put my toes in the water for all of 30 seconds and ran back to the sand like a little girl. The machine guns on the beach to deter North Korean refugees add to […]

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Tuesday Night in Itaewon = Wing Night at Rocky Mountain Tavern

I’ve never been a fan of Tuesdays. Tuesday is like the sneaky, younger brother of Monday who reminds you that you still have over three more work days left until the weekend. I find normally that you can psych yourself up for Monday, but Tuesday gets on its stomach, crawls up to you and punches you in […]

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Milkcow in Gangnam – Cold Ice Cream. Colder Service.

So after passing Milkcow more than a few times on our trips to Gangnam, we decided to stop after our trip to Julio and grab a quick dessert. I wish there was a little more to write about, but there really isn’t that much to say. Imagine an ice cream parlor made sweet love to […]

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Julio – Quick and Delicious Mexican in Gangnam

I’ve been anxious to try Julio for quite some time now. Julio is popular among expats and was visited by one of my favorite bloggers Annie last year in Hongdae. Jill and I stumbled upon their Gangnam location looking for Brick Oven New York Pizzaria and since we had some time for ourselves this week, we decided […]

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Reilly’s Taphouse and Restaurant in Itaewon – Great Selection of Craft Beers and Fine Pub Fare

The wife and I finally found ourselves out of the house without a stroller! Horray for date night! We’ve had our eye on Reilly’s for well over a year. It was last year around this time it opened and we’ve never really got around to visiting, and it’s not for lack of trying. The first time […]