Tag Archives: Hongik University

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, […]

KrissKo Taco – Bringing Mexican Goodness to Hongdae

Hello gentle reader. It wasn’t an easy decision finding a place to eat in Hongdae. When you mention Hongdae to a typical expat or Korean for that matter, the common denominator seems to be that Hongdae is the place in Seoul for exciting nightlife. What goes under the radar is that Hongdae is quietly becoming […]

An Unexpected Dessert – Mobssie – Hongdae

One of the greatest feelings when traveling is finding something new. Whether it is an attraction, a restaurant, a new bar or simply something that is unlike the culture from which you came. Although this blog is mainly about places in the Lonely Planet guidebook, hidden gems we find on the way are also part […]

Shim’s Tapas – A Taste of Spain in Hongdae

When my wife tells me about her summer days in Spain, she never talks her guapo¬†boyfriends, neh, the conversations always come back to the food. I have never experienced tapas before, but since I’ve heard about tapas consistently when discussing European cuisine with my love, it feels as though I know tapas, like an old […]