Amazing French-Style Pork Belly at Le 75

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Chef Matthieu of Le 75
One of the newest editions to Hongdae is Le 75 which opened last month by Chef Matthieu. It a French Restaurant serving up coursed meals with a nice wine selection. All the food is made in house by this French-trained, Matthieu. The chef was raised in France and he has worked at Michelin starred restaurants and most recently worked at Novatel Grand Ambassador hotel in Gangnam.

I will be writing more about this restaurant later, but I wanted to first tell you about a dish that I have been dreaming about: Matthieu's Pork Belly. It is a herb-brined pork belly that is seared so the fat is crisp. It is then pressed by with 75 pound weights for a couple days so the fat and meat has a velvety, silky texture that makes my jowls water.

I'll definitely be back soon for this.

Le 75

I am working on getting contact info.

Go out Hongdae Station Exit 5 and walk straight. It is across the street on the top floor of the building that says Dune 75.
Le 75's Pork Belly
A Giant Slab of Pork Belly

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