Category Hongdae

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McPherson’s Pub Soft Opening – Making Bama BBQ Goodness in Mokdong

Edit: In March 2016, Joe McPherson was no longer associated with McPherson’s Pub. Please note that this review may not reflect the current menu at McPherson’s.  So on Thursday, I was lucky enough to be invited to a soft opening of McPherson’s Pub in Mokdong, just outside of Omokgyo station. For those who don’t know, […]

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Patriots vs Seahawks: It’s a Super Sunday in Seoul

Super Bowl Sunday is basically an unofficial holiday in the United States and Canada, where one sits around, drinks and eats a copious amount of food whilst watching an overhyped game on the television. It normally starts with ten hours of pregame, which includes interviews from everyone on the team, including the water boy and […]

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Chicago Pizza in Hongdae – Not For Me…

By: Erik Weichel  I like pizza, you like pizza, let’s eat pizza. Oh how little do we foresee of our futures when blinded by food. Service and Atmosphere: This was a close second in our favorite part of the experience here. The place is clean, fairly large, and impressively decorated. I had high hopes. There […]

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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 […]

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Queen’s Head in Hongdae – Good Craft Beers If You Can Find It

Reviewed by Erik Weichel A Microbrewery in Hongdae? Hell yeah, let’s do it! Who doesn’t enjoy a one of a kind brew in the land of Max, Hite, and everyone’s favorite Cass? No one, that’s who. Microbreweries are the hippest of the hip back in the States, with too many tastes and styles for even […]

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Burger B in Hongdae – Grade A Hype, B+ Experience

Reviewed by Erik Weichel And so we began a journey into Hongdae in search for what was rumored to be the best burger in Seoul. Of course this is a accolade that we take very seriously. Especially with Western style food becoming relatively prominent in the city as of late, being the best at anything […]

Hongdae: Julio [훌리오]

Originally posted on Seoul in BKK:
If people ask which food I will choose to eat for the rest of my life I will answer, without hesitation, la comida Mexicana! Julio [훌리오] Seoul Mapo-gu Seogyo-dong 411-18 1st Floor [서울 마포구 서교동 411-18 1층] 02-3141-5324 12 PM-11 PM Hongdae or Sangsu Subway Station I looked up…