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In search of a proper deli and sammich in Seoul
In search of a proper deli and sammich in Seoul

Think Seoul lacks a proper deli and a place that serves a real ‘sammich’ instead of the mystery sandwiches of Korea? Think again! With 4 locations (Apgujeong, Gyeongridan, Bundang and Suwon) John Cook Deli Meats is a butcher shop/restaurant that makes the most of its meat processing prowess. All of their meat products come without […]

Rye Post, Home to (arguably) the Best Sandwiches in Korea
Rye Post, Home to (arguably) the Best Sandwiches in Korea

Back in July, we ran a blog post on where to find Philly Cheesesteaks in Korea. Rye Post was at the top of that list. We also didn’t forget to give them a nod when we revealed where to get decent Banh Mi sandwiches. And that’s not taking into consideration that they have other yummy […]

Yeonnam-dong’s Emerging Restaurant Scene
Yeonnam-dong’s Emerging Restaurant Scene

When most people get off at Hongdae Station, they head out of the exits and head to the southerly side of the station, along with the hordes of pedestrians heading to the area’s glut of cafes, restaurants and bars. What many don’t realize is that there’s something brewing to the north. It’s a neighborhood called […]

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 […]

Philly Cheesesteaks Appearing on Korean Radar
Philly Cheesesteaks Appearing on Korean Radar

Rye Post tends to be the first thought among foreigners in Korea upon anyone mentioning ‘philly cheesesteak’. Located just down from Exit 4 of Itaewon Station. As for Koreans, the first place that often comes to mind when Korean food bloggers mention ‘필리 치즈 스테이크’ tends to be People Eleven located in the backstreets between […]

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 […]