Café Onion – The Hippest Café To Visit In Seoul Spells “Industrial Chic” All Over. At Seongsu-dong, The Brooklyn of Seoul
October 01, 2017
The trendy Seoulites have been descending to Café Onion at Seongsu-dong. The Seongsu area around Seoul Forest has earned the reputation of being the “Brooklyn of Seoul”, with cafes such as Daelim Warehouse, Zagmachi, or.er, Café Cow&Dog being new hangout places for the hip and young Koreans. This is a stark contrast to the surroundings, peppered with factories, auto repair shops and shoe-making workshops. Café Onion itself which has fast become a popular landmark of the area, is converted from a metal factory. It was previously a supermarket and restaurant, built in the 1970s. It spells “industrial chic”......