Central Seoul 2, Restaurant Reviews, Tidbits of Zen

Have you been to Le Saint Ex.

I am very interested in hearing what you have to say about this restaurant. I have been here main times and I have written reviews on it for various publications but my reviews are not timeless. With out new review plugin you can write your own review. Here are some pics that I took tonight. Tell me what you think.

Le Saint-Ex

119-28 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
02-795-2465

Friday hours 12:00 pm–3:00 pm, 6:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Korean Drama Wisdom Meme

Ok, I am getting the summer time lulls and right now I want to do something a bit more fun. Here are some memes that I have made up for something I call Korean Drama Wisdom. You can follow it on my tumblr page: http://koreandramawisdom.tumblr.com/

I post them if I see something funny while watching dramas.

Ok, get on with your lives. Share if you’d like. By-the-way, I am taking a vacation for a couple of days. I need to recharge the batteries. Food posts will be forthcoming soon. I am looking for an editor to help me get some of the posts out faster. If you are interested, let me know. Payment will be in good food and experience.

Dan

 

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Blast from the Past: Korea in 2007

I was going through some pictures on my computer and it is pleasant reminiscing about my early days in Seoul. In 2006, I moved to Seoul from Gyeong ju and I was an English teacher at an elementary school and later a teacher at a writing academy. Although I enjoyed teaching immensely, I was always drawn to food.

At my home, I would host dinner parties and later I started to blog about food. I had no idea then that it would lead me into a career in food.

There are still many things I want to do and I there are big things, I would like to do.

Here are some pictures from my early “foodie” days. I would like to thank all my friends along the day and I would like to make a toast to a delicious future.

Happy Eating,

Dan

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A Walking Martini

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It’s a day of snow in Seoul.
One of many I don’t know.
It came late last night and blanketed the walks.
It awaited us in the morning as we woke.
One cup of coffee to get going.
A hot shower for strength.
I layered myself for the impending freeze.
I wish I had more practical shoes.
Walking in the snow in sneakers is like balancing a tray of martinis.
The glass designed for elegance
and to maintain micro crystals of ice isn’t too practical
I imagine I will tumble my contents on the icy walk, splitting my head and sending splinters of pain into my backside.
I walk flatfooted.
I walk without friction.
I walk while counterbalancing the slosh of ice.
I ignore the buzz of my phone and walk like a server carrying a tray of martinis to guests- fearing ridicule.

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