Overseas – Seoul


Hanilkwan 한일관 - Korean Food Based On Royal Cuisine. The Bulgogi And Goldongban (Bibimbap) Are Some Of The Best

Hanilkwan was a surprise find for me, though it already has a reputation of serving quality traditional Korean course meals. If you want authenticity, look this way. The restaurant sometimes known as Han Il Kwan 한일관 or 韓一館, is one of the oldest of its kind in Seoul, having been established since 1939. Let’s start with the credentials. It has been patronised by numerous famous figures including but not limited to the late Korean presidents Syngman Rhee, Park Chung Hee, and Roh Moo Hyun, as well as former Korean president Lee Myung Bak. Hanilkwan has also been featured......

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Sinseon Seolleongtang 神仙雪濃湯 – Popular Ox-Bone Soup In Myeongdong Seoul, Opens 24/7

Sinseon Seolleongtang 神仙雪濃湯 – Popular Ox-Bone Soup In Myeongdong Seoul, Opens 24/7

Sinseon Seolleongtang 神仙雪濃湯 specialises in the traditional Korean breakfast dish of ox-bone soup. Not considered common in my part of the world though, and its popularity got me intrigued enough. The restaurant which is in operations since 1981, is a chain with multiple locations all across Korea and...

September 16, 2017
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Street Churros 스트릿 츄러스 - Popular Churros Cafe With Churro Fries And Salted Cheese Latte At Itaewon, Seoul

Street Churros 스트릿 츄러스 – Popular Churros Cafe With Churro Fries And Salted Cheese Latte At Itaewon, Seoul

Spanish churros were (once upon a time) very IN in Korea, appearing in long or tear-dropped shapes, glazed in chocolates, or served in soft-serves and desserts. Street Churros 스트릿 츄러스is a one of the most popular dessert spots in Seoul, located in the Itaewon area. For tourists, Itaewon...

September 06, 2017
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Mukshidonna 먹쉬돈나 - Tasty Tteokbokki In An Army Stew Pot In Seoul, Also At Pasir Ris Singapore

Mukshidonna 먹쉬돈나 – Tasty Tteokbokki In An Army Stew Pot In Seoul, Also At Pasir Ris Singapore

While Mukshidonna is commonly known to serve delicious Budae Jjigae (Army Stew), they have branded themselves as a “Toppoki” restaurant. Their most popular outlet is at Samcheong Dong, near Gyeongbokgung. Note: Even though this review is based on the Mukshidonna 먹쉬돈나 in Myeongdong, I couldn’t find the restaurant...

January 07, 2017
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