Roasted Sparrow – On A Stick

Want a treat from the good ol' days when kids played outside and killed small animals with stones? Then it sounds like ChamSaeJip is for you! These restaurants aren't particularly common in Korea. In fact, many Koreans seem surprised to find out about these places. But I've been told by some older Koreans that grew... Continue Reading →

SALT – Art Cafe

SALT is a hybrid. It's a mini art gallery/ cafe/ restaurant. Most notable for their bibimbap, which you can get for take-away if'n you don't feel like staying in one place. While the art space is alright, it's more of a minor attraction for me, though I am glad they created glass barriers that protect... Continue Reading →

Fried Food – Yoyomi style!

Want the guilt of eating fried street food with the convenience of an actual restaurant? As an added bonus lets say this mystical dream eatery only used fresh ingredients and doesn't reuse their cooking oil the next day. Well, if you're willing to make it out to Eunpyeong-gu (은평구) in the north-west part of Seoul, then... Continue Reading →

A Day in Cheongdo

April 18, 2013 Mid-April and a few days off work. A day trip is in order. At the suggestion of coworker and fellow blogger Jo-Anna, Chengdo was chosen as the destination. What's in Cheongdo you might ask?  Well, heavily photoshopped posters never lie, so Cheongdo ho! They have a decent information site here: http://english.cheongdo.go.kr/open_content/main_page/ Cheongdo is... Continue Reading →

Ma ‘n Pa’s Sundae!

Okay, let's get something out of the way. Sundae (sounds like soon - day) is something any visitor to Korea must try. The most common variety you'll come across is basically blood sausage noodles packed in a thin casing. But today, no, today we'll be looking at some 'real' sundae. So let's head south to... Continue Reading →

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