Tag Archives: Lunch

Rye Post in Itaewon – Cooking up Some Juicy Beefcakes

Rye Post, a modern day example of culinary renaissance. First, Rye Post perfected the modern sandwich in the land known for kimchi and bibimbap. Now, for their most recent accomplishment: mastering the American cheeseburger. And a damn fine job they did. How to get there: Here is a link with pictures to get to Rye Post! […]

Maddux Pizza in Itaewon – Big Slices. Big Taste.

Hunting around for good pizza in Itaewon can be a fickle affair. So when I heard about Maddux, I took a friend and we jumped on the opportunity to give it a try. In a nutshell, it was an excellent choice, with pretty good value and tons of flavour. Money in the bank. The Margherita was […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ugly Stove in Nowon – Quirky Atmosphere with Fresh Ingredients for Brunch

One of the many plights of living in the northern part of Seoul is oftentimes there is a serious lack of quality Western amenities. The Western brunch is such an amenity when living in Seoul. For a good brunch, one normally has to travel to Itaewon or Hongdae. You can imagine my joy when Ugly […]

The Baker’s Table in Gyeongridan (Noksapyeong Station) – Great Bread, Huge Schnitzel and German Pastries. PROST!

We weren’t suppose to go to The Baker’s Table. CY and I originally were going to try out the new Romanian restaurant in HBC called Dracula’s Lounge but it was closed for lunch, so we decided to head to The Baker’s Table across the bridge in Gyeongridan. As it turns out, as I was digging […]

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 […]

Blacksmith – The Steak and Pasta Franchise that is Popping Up Everywhere

Maybe I am blind, but when I first arrived in Korea four years ago, I never saw a Blacksmith restaurant. I always saw the usual suspects: Outback, TGIFs, and Bennigans. Now like breading rabbits, Blacksmith is spreading its love around Korea. As it happens, one opened up near work, so X and I decided to […]