Tag Archives: South Korea

Nori Table in Itaewon – California Roll Love

By: Amanda Diamond Photos: Amanda Diamond IG: @diamands I have been wanting to check out Nori Table since it opened a while back, but never got around to going. Thankfully, Derek was kind enough to ask me to review this restaurant and I am really glad he did. The food, service, and atmosphere all joined […]

Cre8 Cookies – Cre8ing Warm, Chocolately Goodness in Gyeongridan

You know that warm comforting feeling of baking chocolate chip cookies in the fall? A moment that can recall thousands of different memories for millions of people? Cre8 Cookies in Gyeongridan will create that moment for you. Don’t tell grandma. How to get there: Cre8 Cookies is a bit of a hike, but well worth it […]

Mozzie in Itaewon – Mozzie! Mozzie! Mozzie! Oy! Oy! Oy!

I want to go out on a limb here and say that was my best title ever. So up on a hill full of lust and a country bar with cheap drinks, sits Mozzie, a New Zealand restaurant located inside the ITW Hotel. With lamb shanks, sausages and steaks galore, Mozzie hit the Spotzie (hahaha… […]

Gino’s Pizza in Itaewon – Still Rocking Some Good Pies New York Style

Six months ago, I visited Gino’s with a friend and came away impressed with their service and of course, their pizzas. Over the course of the summer, with their soft opening now long gone, and their appearance on a Korean food television show spiking their popularity, I headed back with the NYC ladies, Steph and Sabrina, […]

Gyeongpo Beach in Gangneung – Cool Vibes. Cool Water. Lots of Fireworks

Happy Chuseok! I hope you are having a great time exploring the ROK or anywhere else for that matter and enjoying the last few days of summer before we abruptly begin autumn in a couple of weeks. This June, I headed down to Gangneung for a Father’s Day retreat and had the opportunity to visit […]

Chuseok 2016: Five Places to Visit in Korea

So for some, mostly the international school gang, their Chuseok began on Friday at 4:30KST and like most people on holidays, their social media is currently bursting with selfies from all around Asia… and here I am.. sitting in me flat, with me wife, and two crying children, writing this column… Chuseok ain’t what it […]

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! […]