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Brew 3.15 Korean Fried Chicken
Brew 3.15 Korean Fried Chicken

From now until February 28, come try out some free food at the newly opened Brew 3.15, located across from their other place, Brew 3.14, near Jongno 3-ga Station. Or to put it another way, great fried chicken across the street from great pizza. The deal concerning free food is that they want you to […]

Authentic Swedish cuisine in Seoul at Hemlagat near Namdaemun Market
Authentic Swedish cuisine in Seoul at Hemlagat near Namdaemun Market

Hemlagat is an authentic Swedish eatery that opened up this past July at the foot of Namsan Lotte Castle, not far from Hoehyeon Station that is famed for being the closest station to Namdaemun Market. Featuring much more menu diversity than just Swedish meatballs, owner/chef Daniel Wikstrand has gone to great lengths to bring the […]

The Common Street View of Korea
The Common Street View of Korea

In Korea, the street?view?of every corner usually has some vendor waiting for you. It is common to see fairly aged people at these carts or stands on the streets. Most of these people have spent a good portion of their life devoted to the specific cart or stand that they run. Their long years of […]

Hobby Ideas Internationally

What is your hobby? If you were asked the question, “What is your hobby?” what would your answer be? To be honest, in a modernized society like today, no one would be able to give a straight answer. You wouldn’t think about your hobbies until you were actually asked what your hobby was. And then […]

Iranian Food Delights Locals
Iranian Food Delights Locals

By John Redmond, Korea Times Contributing writer To say that the Korean palate is expanding to foods one never thought would take off in the land of the morning calm, would be a gross understatement. From regional dishes popular in neighboring nations to exotic European delicacies, Korean's are embracing a much broader variety of taste […]

Taste French Galette at 75015
Taste French Galette at 75015

(Images from Cafe Unikon) By Kwon Mee-yoo, Korea Times Staff Reporter A bistro with a yellow signboard and blue door, located in an alley near Hongik University, attracts hungry passers-by. With a sign saying “75015,'' this French bistro features genuine French taste and bistro culture. The name of the restaurant comes from the postal code […]

Hidden Gems – The Bar Scene (Wine House)
Hidden Gems – The Bar Scene  (Wine House)

With so many foreign teachers or expats living in Daegu, one may think every bar and restaurant in the city has been discovered, either through word of mouth or through individual exploration. Yet there remain a number of establishments that slip under our radars. I feel it necessary to drag us away from the monotony […]

A Trip to Egypt With Ali Baba
A Trip to Egypt With Ali Baba

The Itaewon fine dining culture is truly eclectic. Although the area near the U.S. military base has been attracting foreigners and tourists for decades, the recent explosion of exquisite eateries offering unique international fare has allowed Itaewon to shed its reputation as merely a place where foreigners can drink and buy counterfeit goods. Now renowned […]

Cafe Kori in downtown Daegu
Cafe Kori in downtown Daegu

Another new addition to the growing north end of Rodeo has emerged. Cafe Kori features a cozy environment for wine, coffee, and long conversation on lazy afternoons. (Images from hellosenee’s blog)

Seattle’s Orange King Now in Seoul
Seattle’s Orange King Now in Seoul

(Image from Magots blog) By Cathy Rose A. Garcia Korea Times Staff Reporter Orange King in Seattle, Washington, is well known for its hamburgers, barbeque and teriyaki. Now, its signature dishes are available here in Seoul. Owner D.H. Han enjoyed going to Orange King when he was a student at the University of Washington in […]