Overseas – Seoul


Le Castella Seoul – Popular Fluffy Castella Cake With Cheese, At Lotte Myeongdong

At the basement of Lotte Department Store Myeong-Dong is a Le Castella shop, where queues can go to as long as an hour. All for a huge piece of soft, fluffy sponge cake. A Castella is a popular Japanese sponge cake made of sugar, flour, eggs, and starch syrup. Le Castella 樂古早味蛋糕 originated from Taiwan though, and has created its version of jiggly blocks of cake with cheese added in between. The Castella Cake comes in three flavours – original, cheese and chocolate. A Cheese Castella cost 7,000 Won (SGD$8.60) which is considered reasonable in price for the......

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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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Kkanbu Chicken 깐부 치킨 - Korean Fried and Roast Chicken In Huge Portions, One Of Seoul's Best Chimaek

Kkanbu Chicken 깐부 치킨 – Korean Fried and Roast Chicken In Huge Portions, One Of Seoul’s Best Chimaek

Other than Kyochon and Bonchon, the other popular Korean fried chicken chain shop you can find in Seoul is Kkanbu Chicken. Set up in 2006, “Kkanbu” means “the same team”, representing a best-friend or comrades relationship customers should have with their brand. The variety at Kkanbu is extensive,...

December 22, 2016
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Ryunique Seoul – One Of The World's Best Restaurants, Like Eating Pieces Of Art

Ryunique Seoul – One Of The World’s Best Restaurants, Like Eating Pieces Of Art

There is a reason why this Japanese-French hybrid restaurant is called “Ryunique”, it does live up to its name. Ryunique which was started within Gangnam-gu Korea in 2012, speedily earned a spot on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, for its invention take on dishes and avant-garde presentation. It became...

February 26, 2016
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