Monthly Archives: November 2014

Butterfinger at Apgujeong Rodeo – Best of the Brunch

I refuse to incorporate a tagline in my title which included a slogan from a popular candy bar that has a famous, yellow-skinned, animated family in their commercials. Instead a play on words seemed appropriate. Butterfinger! Finally, after three years, Jill and I made it down to Apgujeong Rodeo on the rarely used and far […]

Gyeongbokgung Palace: Part 2 – Geunjoengjeon, Sajeongjeon, Gangnyeongjeon and Gyotaejeon

Welcome back to part two of my series focused on Gyeongbokgung. This post will focus on Geunjoengjoen, which acted as the royal palace for the king and his delegates. As well, this post will focus on Sajeongjoen, where the king met with his advisors and often went to meditate on his decisions. Finally, we will […]

Gyeongbokgung Palace Part 1: A History and Gwanghwamun Gate

Introduction: Gyeongbokgung Palace in the heart of Seoul. If you visit Seoul, Gyeongbokgung is an absolute priority. Why you might ask? What makes it so special? Simple. Gyeongbokgung is not only visually stunning, but it symbolizes the heart and spirit of the Korean people. Gyeongbokgung will be a series of posts devoted to the castle “greatly blessed […]

Coreanos Kitchen in Itaewon: Mexican Fusion For My Western-bleeding Soul

By: Erik Weichel Looking for some solid Mexican food in Itaewon that isn’t Vatos? Coreano’s is your place. It’s simple, easy to find, and absolutely delicious. You won’t regret it! How to get there: Walk straight out of Itaewon Station (Line 6) at Exit 1 and continue walking forward for about 800 meters. You will eventually […]

Brooklyn: The Burger Joint Near COEX – Great Shakes and Burgers That Are Worth the Wait

The pictures of the burgers and shakes from Brooklyn Burgers on the Seoul Burgers Lovers Group on Facebook leaves my mouth watering every time, so I finally decided that enough was enough and headed down to COEX with a friend for lunch. One of the biggest challenges is actually finding Brooklyn Burger. There are two locations, one […]

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토끼굴 (Rabbit’s Burrow) – Serenity in the Depths of Madness of Hongdae

By: Erik Weichel 토끼굴, directly translated as “rabbits burrow” is aptly named. A low key and quiet jazz bar in Hongdae, 토끼굴 allows you to separate yourself from the pace and overcrowded tendencies of the area and enjoy some pleasant conversation among friends. As a disclaimer, this review will be somewhat less “formal” than others […]