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Cafe Newyork Cheese Cake by Cheolsan Station

I am with my wife over by Cheolsan station having a coffee break with my wife and we found a decent cake shop. The interior is clean and the cake is tasty. I know the name says New York cheesecake but it is more Asian-style. What I mean is that it is lighter. Luckily it […]

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Guest Post: Two Naengmyeon Restaurants You Must Try!

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written and photographed by Michelle Min   So while living in New York my friends and I were constantly looking for the Naengmyeon with the best broth. The simple reason being, there isn’t much in a Naengmyeon, it’s made of beef broth, noodles and a hard boiled egg. The simpler something is it’s harder to […]

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Review: Indoro in Insadong

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The idea that a decent non-Korean restaurant to exist on the traditional area of Insadong seems like a paradox. You go to Insadong to eat Korean food after all. There is a terrible Indian place on the main drag which I despise to this day. It is the worst. Anyway… Recently Indoro restaurant has opened […]

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Left Coast Artisan Burgers

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  Left Coast Artisan Burgers   There is not a shortage of “gourmet” burger joints in Korea. However few truly live up to the bill. Left Coast was inspired by California, USA to make Asian-inspired soul food. They have surprisingly gourmet accompaniments to their burgers such as homemade tater tots, kalbi fries (Korean short rib […]

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Oak Charcoal Barbecue Chicken at Yeongdeungpo Station

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Here is a great chicken place over by Yeongdeungpo Station. They do oak charcoal smoked foods such duck and chicken. The specialty is the whole chicken which is stuffed with glutinous rice, garlic, oriental herbs (i think licorice and golden root). The outside is crispy and I could eat the skin as if it was […]

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