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Chuncheon is becoming much more than the ‘Dakgalbi’ town
Chuncheon is becoming much more than the ‘Dakgalbi’ town

Chuncheon has a lot going for it. If you’ve been around for a bit, you’ve probably heard that the city has made its name for being the origins of dakgalbi. But if their famed dish were to act as a compelling bait-and-switch just to come to the city, you’ll find much more than spicy chicken […]

Turkish Pitas in Hongdae
Turkish Pitas in Hongdae

Hongdae has gone and done it again for unearthing international cuisine and making continuously compelling cases for people to skip going to Itaewon, when hankering for world cuisine. This past summer, Pide, the turkish variant of Pita, made its presence known via the opening of Hongdae’s What’s Pide. On the menu are tantalizing selections of […]

Praying for a Banh Mi sandwich craze in Korea? Evidence of one is building.
Praying for a Banh Mi sandwich craze in Korea? Evidence of one is building.

Those delicious sandwiches from Vietnam can be removed from the ‘Hard to Find in Korea’ list. Here’s a rundown of places where they are beginning to surface. The founders of Songdo’s Le Lot used to ply their wares from a food truck in Itaewon. Thankfully, though, they’ve recently found a home where they can properly […]

Some Serious Inhaling of Burgers Going on in Seongbuk-dong
Some Serious Inhaling of Burgers Going on in Seongbuk-dong

On the north end of Seoul, up past Hansung University, you’ll find a nice little hotbed of eateries in a neighborhood known as Seongbuk-dong. A serious (yes, of course I’m going to drop the cliched reference to the restaurant name at this point. And in the title, too.) entry to this scene is aptly named […]

Savor within the Gam Wine Tunnel of Cheongdo
Savor within the Gam Wine Tunnel of Cheongdo

The Gam Wine Tunnel opened its doors in 2006 in Cheongdo-gun, becoming the world’s first persimmon wine cellar. The wine tunnel of Cheongdo-gun is the perfect place for aging persimmon wine, which is made by the process of fermenting seedless persimmons, a local specialty of Cheongdo. Due to its scenic location, the tunnel has become […]

3 Corners of Hongdae are Home to Fat Slabs of Bacon on Burgers
3 Corners of Hongdae are Home to Fat Slabs of Bacon on Burgers

  As Naver bloggers are attesting, Burger Bay doesn’t think that having one location in Hongdae is enough to properly launch their salvos of bacon burgers. So they went ahead and opened up 2 more branches in the wider Hongdae area. Burger Bay has one location tucked away towards Sinchon, another one right near Hongdae Station […]

9 Ounce Burger by Nakseongdae
9 Ounce Burger by Nakseongdae

“The buzz is strong in this one” – Darth Vader Naver food bloggers who frequent the eateries around Nakseongdae Station. 9 Ounce is no slouch when it comes to serving up burger concoctions that you’d normally expect to see in more proper areas of burger cuisine, north of the river. 9 Ounce has been getting […]

On-The-Go American Bar and Grill by Bundang’s Jukjeon Station
On-The-Go American Bar and Grill by Bundang’s Jukjeon Station

On-The-Go is an American-themed bar and grill in Bundang, to the south of Seoul. Their menu features a selection of Mexican food, as well as burgers. Some tempting reasons to visit their part of Bundang include their fish & chips, chili cheese nachos, beef tacos, and an assortment of innovative burgers. But the drinks also […]

Banana Grill in Seoul
Banana Grill in Seoul

Banana Grill is a burger restaurant chain with locations in Itaewon (Hannam) and Seolaemaeul. Not having a major web presence, Banana Grill has a strong following among Korean foodies. Good pics of menu and food can be seen at Le Bee’s blog.

New York Burger in Korea
New York Burger in Korea

New York Burger is a burger restaurant franchise with locations in Seoul, Gyeonggi, Incheon, Cheongju, and Gwangju. No English web presence, however, you can see their menu here. Specifically, their Gyeonggi locations include Guri, Anyang, Ilsan, Paju, Ansan, and Bundang. Seoul locations include the Gimpo area, Suseo, and 2 locations in Gwangjin. If anyone requires […]