Tag Archives: samgyeopsal

하남 돼지집 in Nowon – Excellent Samgyeopsal (삼겹살) in a Lively Environment

It’s beginning. The nights are getting warmer, and the BBQ joints in Korea are opening their windows to let the savory smells of melting pork fill the night air. BBQ season outside in Korea has officially begun. Let my heart be ready for the next six months of arduous labor. It was a nice night, […]

연탄 불구이 (Briquette Bulguyi) – Great Value BBQ Across from Induk University (Wolgye Line 1)

When in Rome, do what the Romans do. When in Paris, eat where the Parisians eat. When in Seoul, follow the university students. I noticed 연탄 불구이 on my way to Jill’s school one day. The restaurant doesn’t stand out, unless you look close and notice the coal charred briquettes that are alined along the […]

Sanbong Grill (산봉화로구이) – Thin Strips of Beef Goodness Tucked Away in Hyehwa

As you exit from Hyehwa station, you are immediately confronted with the loud, screaming face of Americana. McDonalds, TGIFridays, Bennigans and Mr.Pizza, are there to greet you, smiling a vicious, over-priced and underwhelming food quality smile. However, much like Korea itself, appearances are only skin deep. The deeper you peel the layers off of Hyehwa, […]