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My Ode to Sang-Sang Bar

Ssang Ssang Bar (Chocolate Couple Bar) Ssang Ssang Bar, you are the cupid of ice cream. You are dressed in gold and adorn with a red heart  Underneath you have delicious chocolate spiked with two sticks. What am I supposed to do with you Ssang Ssang Bar? Share? Sigh… Ssang Ssang bar… I loathe thee  […]

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Oh, the Horror: Seaweed Chocolate

Seaweed Chocolate So, you have seen the kimchi chocolates and the red pepper chocolates and even the cactus chocolates, but this, THIS, is just an atrocity. They took seaweed (laver, actually) and combined it with chocolate. CHOCOLATE to produce a taste that is just wrong. It tastes like milk-chocolate dog crap that leaves an aftertaste […]

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Macarons across the Street from a Tiny Korean Restaurant

Macarons from Remins I love exploring little side streets. There you’ll often find traditional Korean restaurants and locally owned cafes that focus more on craft than big crowds. One of my favorite areas to visit is Bukcheon and Gahoe-dong. I think of it as the less touristy Insadong. This area is well known for the […]

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Bacon Chocolate Truffle

Bacon Chocolate Truffle This was sent from our friends at the Dragon Hill Lodge. These unnaturally good treats have dark chocolate studded with salty, crunchy pork bits. It tastes sinful, but I’d do it again in an instant. Now, they don’t have these treats on the menu, but if you ask the Food and Beverage […]

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Chocolate Gets me High Part 3: Cacao Boom

This was originally published in the March Issue of Seoul Magazine. It is reprinted with permission. Cacao Boom Cacao Boom for a Drop of Chocolate Have you ever wondered why there is no Chocoholic’s Anonymous? It’s because nobody wants to quit. I must say that I am addicted to the hot chocolate at Cacao Boom. […]

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