Tag Archives: Mexican Food

Little Baja in Itaewon – Big Fish Tacos in a Tiny Tank

Summertime and the livin’s easy. Sublime is from California and Little Baja is from California. Today’s lesson: Lots of good things come from California. I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again, we are in the midst of a culinary revolution here in Itaewon. A little pop up joint that specializes in fish tacos […]

Coreanos Kitchen in Itaewon: Mexican Fusion For My Western-bleeding Soul

By: Erik Weichel Looking for some solid Mexican food in Itaewon that isn’t Vatos? Coreano’s is your place. It’s simple, easy to find, and absolutely delicious. You won’t regret it! How to get there: Walk straight out of Itaewon Station (Line 6) at Exit 1 and continue walking forward for about 800 meters. You will eventually […]

Coreanos in Apgujeong – Excellent Mexican Fusion in the Heart of Seoul

The Mexican scene in Seoul has come a long way since I first arrived several years ago. Restaurants such as Vatos and Don Charly have really upped the ante in terms of quality. Coreanos has now fully entrenched themselves in this category. However, they could use a little work in the service department. How to get […]

Julio – Quick and Delicious Mexican in Gangnam

I’ve been anxious to try Julio for quite some time now. Julio is popular among expats and was visited by one of my favorite bloggers Annie last year in Hongdae. Jill and I stumbled upon their Gangnam location looking for Brick Oven New York Pizzaria and since we had some time for ourselves this week, we decided […]

Vatos Urban Tacos – Korean-Mexican Fusion of the Gods

The idea of kimchi, tacos and french fries tends to either inspire intrigue or disgust when pitched to culinary aficionados. However, since the explosion of Korean and Mexican fusion in the Southern California food truck scene, the craze naturally made its way over the Pacific and into the heart of Korea. Vatos is a Seoul […]

On The Border – Another Chain in Itaewon? Really? Oh well..

As my previous article stated, the Macaroni Market is closed and in its place the popular American Mexican restaurant chain, On The Border, has opened. Now, surprisingly this is not a total disappointment because On The Border has pretty decent Mexican food by Korean standards. So, a couple of Sundays ago, we decided to take […]

Goodbye Macaroni Market, Hello American Mexican Restaurant Franchise

One of the nicer restaurants in Seoul, a diverse culinary establishment with a focus on French cuisine, and an ever-changing menu has closed their doors. As of this post, it is no longer open, nor has there been any news of a relocation. In its place is the American franchise On The Border with a […]