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Jonny Dumpling is a sentient dumpling that sells out his unaware brothers and sisters to the maws of humankind. And boy are they delicious!
Parallel the sleepless Jongno street is an alley packed with old folks, restaurants filled mostly with said old folk, and the occasional protest graffiti. Not far from the yellow ribbon, next to a gamjatang house is a fairly unassuming entrance to Neungna Babsang (능라밥상) which I think roughly translates as... silk dining table? A finely... Continue Reading →
Coming up with a name for your restaurant is hard. A common method is to just name your restaurant by what it serves. In Korea this works really well when many restaurants have basically one item on their menu. But what if you want something more sophisticated, something with a bit of a panache? That's when... Continue Reading →
Mmmm, chicken soup. Good for what ails you. I've been feeling a bit under the weather, so I decided to seek out one of my favorite Korean soups. Samgyetang! It's chicken soup with ginseng! I find a place while walking down an alley off of Insa-dong. Evidently the broth at this place is made with... Continue Reading →
Whelp, some friends and I decided to return to the North Korean restaurant, hidden behind city hall. We'll look at four more dishes and maybe have some fun. Welcome back to Ribuk Sonmandu (리북 손만두)! If you haven't checked out my first view of this restaurant, have a quick look at 'In Search for a North... Continue Reading →