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Wano: Kaiseki Cuisine in Samcheongdong

Wano Fresh Tofu Soup and Tapas In the fashionable district of Samcheong-dong sits Wano, a kaiseki-style Japanese restaurant. The original hanok it sits in is over 90 years old, but it was recently renovated so only the original frame remains. The owner, Shim Jung-eun, lived in Japan over 10 years so the food is authentic […]

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A Day Of Sights And Food

Seoul is always full of surprises and I always see something new as I wander the city with friends. While visiting Namsan Tower I saw a Hell’s Angels-like crew of Korean Police officers parked near the tower. I don’t know why they were there but I don’t think there was some raid or anything.  The […]

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World Mini Cafe

World Mini Cafe in Samcheongdong World Mini Cafe in Samcheongdong Cafes are a dime a dozen and most of the time the coffee is not the focal point in Korea. The cafe is the setting to have conversations with friends. Samcheongdong has many great cafes and World Mini Cafe in Samcheongdong has a wonderful interior […]

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Earl Grey Chocolate Pie at Retrona Pie

Retrona Pie Classy Interior at Retrona Pie Whereas the main street of Samcheongdong has become uber commercialized and is starting to lose its soul, there is a new alley that’s right behind it that has some quaint, artsy cafes. My new find is Retrona Pie which has a retro interior and an aluminum trailer on […]

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Drink Coffee: Do Stupid Things Faster and with More Energy

Spotted at Retrona Pie in Samseongdong This sign is hilarious! I spotted this at Retrona Pie in Samcheongdong. A full review is coming up. Dan Come take a cooking class or take a Culinary Tour in Seoul! http://www.ongofood.com Pictures are taken either with my Panasonic DMC-G2 Camera with 20mm Lens or with my iPhone 4G […]

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