Tag Archives: dessert

Cre8 Cookies – Cre8ing Warm, Chocolately Goodness in Gyeongridan

You know that warm comforting feeling of baking chocolate chip cookies in the fall? A moment that can recall thousands of different memories for millions of people? Cre8 Cookies in Gyeongridan will create that moment for you. Don’t tell grandma. How to get there: Cre8 Cookies is a bit of a hike, but well worth it […]

The Paris Grill at the Grand Hyatt in Itaewon – An Elegant Brunch in Itaewon

Luxury at its finest. The moment you enter The Paris Grill at the Grand Hyatt in Itaewon, the idea of brunch becomes less about the cuisine and more about the experience. The Paris Grill is one of 50 restaurants featured in Itaewon Eats 2015! Click here to download it today!  How to get there: There really is no easy […]

Plant – The Alien Has Landed in Itaewon

By: Randall Roijas PLANT, co-run by Alien’s Day Out blogger, Mipa Lee, has quickly become one of the the most popular vegan spots in all of Seoul, since it’s opening in 2013. No list of vegan eateries in Seoul is complete without it. Known for its bakeshop, it’s also a great a place to get […]

Monster Cupcakes – Scary, Sweet Cups of Cake in Gyeongridan

There seems to be a “monster” theme emerging in Seoul. We have Toast Monster in HBC, Monster Pizza in Hongdae and now Monster Cupcakes in Gyeongridan. I’m really hoping for some Monster Ribs to pop up shortly. The southern BBQ craze is in full swing in the city, and it’s only a matter of time before four […]

Doughnut Plant NYC – Trans Fat-Free Doughtnuts in Gyeongridan. Can This Be True?

Doughnut Plant NYC has headed back to the big apple. Closed.  Yes, believe it or not, I still write. But a big thanks to Erik for his excellent contributions as DerekvsLP continues to expand. So after Holy Smoke, I decided to continue to fuck my heart by heading down to Doughnut Plant NYC for some dessert […]

Hottoek (호떡) – A Sweet, Warm and Comforting Korean Street Food

Hotteok (호떡) is arguably Korean’s most well-known street food. Every street corner in Seoul seems to have a little cart selling some variety of that beautiful little Korean pancake filled with various sweets, nuts, and sometimes vegetables. On a cold winter afternoon, it is common to see people huddled around a Hottoek cart with a […]

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 […]