Tag Archives: Haebangchon

Jacoby’s Burger in HBC – Big Burgers For Big Appetites

By: Erik Weichel  Please don’t be intimidated by the massive plate of food in front of you. Or do. That’s alright too. There are forks and knives for your convenience, and you’re going to need them. Jacoby’s Burger, located in Noksapyeong, provides nearly everything you can ask for in a burger joint, including fresh ingredients, […]

Toast Monster: A Monster Mouthful of Toast in my Mouth!

By: Erik Weichel HBC’s a center for hungover fools who like to eat good food and want to do other stuff good too. How to get there: Take line 6 to Noksapyeong Station and depart from Exit 2. Walk down the hill until you reach the fork in the road. Follow the road to the left, past the […]

Dog Gone – The Hungry Dog in HBC Closes Its Doors

Welp. One of the coziest little restaurants and a fixture in HBC has closed its door. The Hungry Dog had its last bark on Halloween saying farewell to their customers in a blowout party. The owner, Kim Mi Jung, has been having some health issues for quite some time and this has forced her to […]

Holy Smoke in Haebangchon (HBC) – The Meat Gods Are Strong Here

Update: Holy Smoke shut its doors in the spring of 2016 Itaewon seems to be going through a southern BBQ renaissance right now. Last year, JR’s BBQ opened up on the main strip in Itaewon and I had a positive experience and a horrific experience. A couple of months ago, Linus BBQ opened up just […]

Casablanca Sandwicherie Revisited – The Moroccan Sandwich Reigns Supreme

Has it really been almost a year since my first taste of Casablanca? That hazy night was full of culinary greatness and drunken shenanigans. Now, one son later, we returned as a family to catch up with an old friend. Like an old friend, we picked up right where we left off. How to get […]

Bonny’s Pub in HBC – A Great Choice for Pizza and Brews

Bonny’s was supposed to the be the first stop on a craft beer tour, but as many of my tours involving the brew, it ended prematurely and without any type of coherent documentation. That said, we did have a great time at Bonny’s and really enjoyed their pizza. Bonny’s selection of beers, including craft beers […]

Good To Go in Haebangchon – AKA Indigo’s Replacement

Update: Good to Go is now Fat Cat. Although I don’t live in Haebangchon, I go down there enough to understand that the people in the neighborhood loved Indigo’s. Coupled with that fact that according to the rumor, the owner wanted to change it up and broke their lease, it’s going to be tough for […]