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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 […]

The Ice Cream Macarons of Hongdae
The Ice Cream Macarons of Hongdae

Hongdae leaps to the front of food trends in Korea, once again. This time, the macaron trend that has spread throughout the country has a new twist. Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches. Two known places in Hongdae are offering these sweet morsels of trend evolution. Laon D has been in the macaron mix for the past […]

Relive the K-Drama of Coffee Prince
Relive the K-Drama of Coffee Prince

Living a K-Drama Fantasy at the Real-Life Coffee Prince – Written by: Dianna Spoiled coffee-empire-heir meets a girl, who he thinks is a boy. Said heir hires the girl (as a boy) to help him fix up an old coffee shop and make it a profitable enterprise. After the transformation of the coffee shop, the […]

KrissKo Taco in Hongdae
KrissKo Taco in Hongdae

KrissKo Taco is a popular Mexican restaurant and bar in Hongdae, featuring a large selection of Tex-Mex and an even larger selection of great cocktails. Ton of great pics on Hair Salon Annabellee’s blog.

Burger B in Hongdae, Apgujeong, and Seosomun
Burger B in Hongdae, Apgujeong, and Seosomun

Burger B is a burger restaurant in Seoul, with locations in Hongdae, Apgujeong, and Seosomun. A great menu range is available, including a variety of burgers, sandwiches, and including some tough ones to find in Korea, such as pulled pork sandwiches and proper nachos. Cocole81 has some good images of their Apgujeong location.?Maps for locations […]

Grill 5 Taco in Hongdae and Garosu-gil
Grill 5 Taco in Hongdae and Garosu-gil

Judging from their twitter feed where they like to post pics of the hordes of customers lining up for their Mexican food, Grill5Taco is booming at their Garosu-gil and Hongdae locations. So much that they are developing an Apgujeong location, scheduled to open in July 2013. Benchmarking the popular Kogi BBQ craze in LA, Grill5Taco […]

Taco Pop in Hongdae
Taco Pop in Hongdae

Taco Pop in Hongdae is lighting up Korean food bloggers who have hankerings for tacos, these days. Or quesadillas. Or burritos. A nice little place tucked in the backstreets near Hongdae's main gate and the park. Great photo coverage from Misangu here. 

Police bust Jjimjilbang cross-dresser in Hongdae
Police bust Jjimjilbang cross-dresser in Hongdae

In case you missed it, this past weekend kicked off the annual Korea Queer Festival in Seoul's Hongdae district, which runs until June 16.  Each year, the festival draws crowds of both Koreans and foreigners to participate. Judging from media footage, one might assume that only foreigners in Korea are the ones who are 'afflicted' with […]