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양꼬치 (Yangkkochi) – Lamb Skewers and Chinese Beer at Nowon Station

I’m not sure, but I think 양꼬치 (Yangkkochi) is a play on words for 양고기 (Yang gogi) which means lamb in Korean. Either way, Jill and I were tired after a long week of taking care of a sick little man and decided to get out of the house for a bit to relax with some lazy […]

Charlie’s Hot Dog Grill and Bar – Great For the Tastebuds. Bad for the Old Heart.

It’s baseball season and that equals hot dogs. Charlie and I have had a strange relationship. It’s equivalent to that acquaintance that you don’t know, but you feel you know because you have heard about them through other friends and acquaintances. In a nutshell, that is the relationship that Charlie and I have. I’ve wanted […]

하남 돼지집 in Nowon – Excellent Samgyeopsal (삼겹살) in a Lively Environment

It’s beginning. The nights are getting warmer, and the BBQ joints in Korea are opening their windows to let the savory smells of melting pork fill the night air. BBQ season outside in Korea has officially begun. Let my heart be ready for the next six months of arduous labor. It was a nice night, […]

Brick Oven New York Pizzeria – Serving up New York Style-Pizzas in Gangnam

Did you ever have that local pizza joint in your town that were owned by Italians. They all looked the same. The red and white checker tablecloths on simple wooden chairs and tables. Maybe there would be an arcade or pinball machine stuffed away in the corner collecting dust. However, the smells from the kitchen […]

Brioche Doree – Paul’s Replacement in Yeouido is Tres Bien!

Today is the first week of spring, and traditionally Jill and I head down to Yeouido to check out the cherry blossoms in Yeouido Park. Well, we didn’t get to see too many blossoms, but we did have an excellent brunch at Brioche Doree at the Marriott in Yeouido! This is where Paul’s used to […]