Tag Archives: Hongdae

Chuseok 2016: Five Places to Visit in Korea

So for some, mostly the international school gang, their Chuseok began on Friday at 4:30KST and like most people on holidays, their social media is currently bursting with selfies from all around Asia… and here I am.. sitting in me flat, with me wife, and two crying children, writing this column… Chuseok ain’t what it […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gimmie Some Sugar – Honey Bowl in Hongdae

The American brunch is a part of Americana that can rarely be duplicated overseas. It’s not quite breakfast, it’s not quite lunch, but you get a piece of cantaloupe at the end. It’s a good meal! Ahh Jacques. Simpsons fans please line up. Inspired by the loveliest and most social blogger on the Internet, Lacrymamosa, […]