Category Archives: Seoul

Coreanos Kitchen 코레아노스키친 – The Best Mexican Food in Seoul

My brother in law, okay actually my brother’s wife’s brother (a distinction we have to make much too oftenView full post »

Gusto Taco – Another Mexican Place

Yeah the title isn’t all that inspiring. But that’s because the food isn’t either. It’s good,View full post »

Fell+Cole Gastronomic Ice Cream

Fell+Cole! Besides having an awesome name (my last name is Cole), Fell+Cole is an amazing and unique ice cream shop.View full post »

Hurdy Gurdy – Italian Goodness

Hurdy Gurdy easily wins the award for biggest discrepancy between food quality and restaurant name quality. I reallyView full post »

The Booth – Pizza n Beer

Today I’m very excited to introduce a newer restaurant in the Kyunglidan scene – The Booth. They’veView full post »

The Hill Cafe

This blog is all about the places in Seoul I treasure. Any city takes a long time to discover and it’s my pleasureView full post »

Cirilo – Delicious and Overpriced Mexican Food

Oh Mexican food. Why why why are you so bloody expensive in Korea?  Growing up in San Diego I was fortunate to be ableView full post »

Jangsoo Meat Joint 장수갈비집 – LA Style Korean BBQ

After living in Southern California for 24 years, I was surprised when I came to Korea and realized there are manyView full post »

Gogung – 고궁 Delicious Traditional Bibimbab

How’s it going guys. Are you surviving this summer? I am not. I am dying. I woke up no less than 10 times lastView full post »

Le Alaska 르알래스카 – Cute Bakery and Cafe

My friend and ex roommate recently started working at this cute cafe/bakery in Apgujeong so I went to see her the otherView full post »

Hopscotch – AMAZING Gastropub

I never imagined finding a quality gastropub in Seoul. Eating here brought back fond memories of The Linkery in SanView full post »

The Hanz Burger – 더핸즈버거 The Best Burger in Haebangchon

Formerly known as Two Hands Burger, The Hanz Burger has consistently been one of my favorite burgers joints in Seoul.View full post »

Casablanca Sandwicherie – Moroccan Sandwiches

Casablanca is no secret these days and has been written about on every food review portal in Seoul, both large and smallView full post »

Gen-Lo-Koo 겐로쿠 – Delicious Japanese Udon

I’ll be honest first, I don’t really like Japanese Udon. It’s okay, but honestly I would rather eatView full post »

Don Sa Don 돈사돈 Fresh Pork from Jeju Island

This post is going to sound a bit familiar… that’s because this restaurant is almost the exact same as theView full post »

Little Papa Pho – Best Pho in Seoul

Today I’m very happy to introduce the absolute best pho place in Seoul. I talked in some length about my obsessionView full post »

Hoya (호야) – Finally, Some Fresh Sushi

There’s not much good sushi in Korea. Actually I haven’t really had any. But to be honest I’ve beenView full post »

Bau House Dog Cafe 바우하우스 애견카페

Bau House Dog Cafe. This place moved recently. This is the new location, not the old. I first went to Bau House about 4View full post »


There’s only one thing on the menu… MEAT. Galbi. Just lightly marinated galbi served with some dipping sauceView full post »

Primo Baciobaci (프리모바치오바치) – Amazing Italian Food in Seoul

Amongst the hustle and bustle of diners and waiters, Primo Baciobaci remains comfy, with pots, scribbles, and forgottenView full post »

Koong (궁) – Dumpling Soup (만두국) Done Right

There’s something homey and inviting about an old lady and her mother in traditional Korean garb sitting in front of aView full post »

Greenbasket – Eat Your Greens!

This fat foodie is on a diet. A combination of a leg injury and a group of friends who drink to make sailors look soberView full post »

Standing Coffee – Definitely Worth Standing For

Standing Coffee offers something unique among coffee shops – good coffee. I’ve worked in four differentView full post »

Really Good Thoughts 참좋은생각

Really Good Thoughts. That’s the name of this place. Believe me it sounds better in Korean: 참좋은생각. ThereView full post »