Tag Archives: Restaurant

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 […]

5BEY American Kitchen and Pub in Gyeongridan – A Long Wait for Some Pretty Mediocre Food

Gyeongridan is quickly becoming one of the trendiest places in Seoul. The outskirts of Itaewon, were known mainly as the hill that leads to HBC or the hill to Craftworks. But over the past couple of years, a few notable establishments have popped up in the area. We decided to try 5Bey because ST and […]

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 […]

JR’s Southern Style BBQ in Itaewon Revisited… What the Hell Happened?

Sigh… There is nothing worse than having a great culinary experience and then recommending it to a friend, only to have it blow up in your face. Last night (Saturday October 12th, 2013), was my friend’s 32nd birthday party (Happy birthday JP!) and during the week at work, I kept recommending them to head to […]

Yeouido Marriott’s Beans To Go cafe – An alternative to Paul bakery

So I was starving, disappointed and ready to cry when I saw the Paul sign torn down from the Marriott. Well, now it’s time for alternatives. We noticed a couple of advertisements on the wall of the Marriott and decided to go back in and check out the restaurants in the basement (B1) of the […]