Tag Archives: South Korea

Canucks in Itaewon – Stupid Name. Mediocre Food. Big TV.

Let’s get this review out of the way. As you can probably tell by the title, Canucks in Itaewon didn’t quite meet my expectations. So let’s make this as quick and as painless as possible. What’s in a name?: So when I first walked by Canucks back in February, it was called “Maple House”. When I […]

The Original Pancake House in Itaewon – Fried Chicken and Waffles?? Oh My…

Three months… My deepest apologies. Life with two kids under three is a time-consuming task .As well, I started a new job that takes up a lot of time. Alas, I found a little time to hit up The Original Pancake House in Itaewon for brunch with the love of my life (not pancakes). Rumors […]

McPherson’s Pub Soft Opening – Making Bama BBQ Goodness in Mokdong

Edit: In March 2016, Joe McPherson was no longer associated with McPherson’s Pub. Please note that this review may not reflect the current menu at McPherson’s.  So on Thursday, I was lucky enough to be invited to a soft opening of McPherson’s Pub in Mokdong, just outside of Omokgyo station. For those who don’t know, […]

Gilbert Burger in Itaewon – Burgers, Shakes and Chili Cheese Goodness

It’s been awhile my friends. Between changing diapers, getting vomit projected onto my face and various other bodily functions that have directly (or indirectly) kept me locked in my apartment in a hermit-like state, I have finally broken free of the shackles for one night in Itaewon. So I decided to check out one of […]

Soyosan Mountain – Wonhyo Falls (원효폭포) and Jajaeam Temple (자재암): A Buddhist Retreat on One of Korea’s Most Sacred Mountains

The journey to Soyosan Mountain is a long one. The last stop on the Number 1 Line, ends at the outskirts of Dongducheon City, just outside of Seoul. Although it is a long journey, seeing open spaces with *gasps* farms and crops, and small buildings is a refreshing sight compared to the endless dominos of apartment […]

Linus Bama Style BBQ Reloaded – Get the RIIBBBSS!!

I’ve been meaning to do this post for awhile. Over the course of the last year, I have probably visited Linus about a half a dozen times. My last post was almost a year ago! So much has changed, so let’s dive in! Linus Bama Style BBQ was in my TOP 10 Restaurants of Itaewon! […]

Little India Seoul – Great Indian Food by the Mosque in Itaewon

Helloooooo!! It’s been a crazy two months since my last blog post. In that time, I have visited Boston, New York, Cuba and of course my home country, Canada. I’ll get to some of those destinations soon enough, but before discussing those shenanigans, I want write about Little India Seoul, one of the better Indian […]

Sugar Daddy in Itaewon Has Moved! Sweeter Menu and Bigger Spaces.

Sorry for the delay in this post, it’s been a whirlwind of a couple of days. Tip for all you parents out there: if you have an 18-month old a transpacific flight for nine hours, and then a transcontinental for five hours, stop for the night. Anyway, we are at home in Boston, devouring some […]

Itaewon Eats 2015 – 50 Restaurants profiled, Interviews with the top Itaewon Chefs/Owners and More!

So finally my secret project is complete! I have been working on Itaewon Eats, which is a book profiling some of the top restaurants in Itaewon. It also takes a look at the people who’ve helped make Itaewon into the cultural melting pot of Seoul. It’s been a journey, and I hope that you will […]

Lobster Bar in Itaewon: Fresh-ability

By: Erik Weichel Come by and eat an animal that was alive in the wild 6,000 miles away only three days ago. Lobster Bar is one of 50 restaurants profiled in Itaewon Eats 2015! Download it today!  How to Get There: Stroll your way out of Itaewon Station Exit 4, and continue walking forward towards […]