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Café Onion - The Hippest Café To Visit In Seoul Spells “Industrial Chic” All Over. At Seongsu-dong, The Brooklyn of Seoul

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”......

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Under Stand Avenue - Creative Container Space At Seoul Forest, Hip Hangout Spot With A Difference

Under Stand Avenue – Creative Container Space At Seoul Forest, Hip Hangout Spot With A Difference

Other than Common Ground, Under Stand Avenue 언더스탠드에비뉴 is the other trendy shipping container space to look out for. It is located opposite Seoul Forest at Seongdong-gu, comprising of 116 repurposed colourful containers. Like other similar concept spaces, you can go expecting stalls offering food, knick-knacks, exhibitions and...

September 27, 2017
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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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