Here is a selection of restaurants for breakfast lunch and dinner in Seoul. Find more restaurant tips in this month's Seoul Magazine.
Day 1: Comfort Food
Breakfast: Pancake Breakfast at Butterfinger Pancakes
Go to Butterfinger Pancakes to get an Americanized breakfast with sausage, pancakes, eggs, hashbrowns, toast, and a giant cup of coffee. Here the breakfast will fill you up and get you ready for your Korean adventure.
Cost: 10-15,000 won
Address: Gangnam-gu, Cheongdam-dong 85-6 Ph#02-3448-1070 Open from 10am-10pm.
Lunch: A Whimiscally named Burger at Brooklyn the Burger Joint
Burgers seems to be a trend that won’t die and new places keep cropping up. Brooklyn: the Burger Joint in Seorae Village is the darling of Korean foodies at the moment. With with witty names like C.R.E.A.M. (Cheddar Rules Everything Around Meat) and Napkin Please: beef chili and american cheese burger, you definitely have to get one of these.
Cost: 5- 12,000 won a person.
Address: Seocho-gu, Banpo-dong 551-32 Ph# 02-533-7180
Lunch from 11am-3pm, Dinner 5pm-10pm.
Dinner: Fried Chicken from Reggae Chicken
You can’t leave Korea without Korean fried chicken. Reggae Chicken is known for their Bob Marley wannabees, cannibis beer, and their blazingly good fried chicken. The breading is light and the chips are crisp and the curried sauce is a top notch pairing with it all.
Cost: 10-15,000 won a person.
Address: Mapo-gu Sangsu-dong 317-19 Ph#: +82 2-338-3438
Dessert: Hello Kitty Cafe
Get ready for pink overload because everything here is pink. I mean really pink. You’ll see Hello Kitty everywhere from the mirrors to furniture, the stairs, the table tops, on the cakes, and even lattes. The only place you won’t see it is in the men’s bathrooms which is decorated with Hello Daniel, Hello Kitty’s boyfriend.
Address: Mapo-gu Seogyo-dong 358-112 Ph# +82 2 334-6570