Restaurants in Seoul: Vatos (바토스) Korean Mexican Fusion

Mexican food is slowly becoming more and more prevalent in Seoul and one of the more premium establishments is Vatos. Vatos is a Korean and Mexican fusion restaurant, so a lot of the items stray from regular Mexican places. I went to the main restaurant in Itaewon which can be accessed Continue reading “Restaurants in Seoul: Vatos (바토스) Korean Mexican Fusion”

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Seoul Cheap Eats: Costco (코스트코) Food Court

Costco (코스트코) is a huge warehouse store with a ridiculously wide selection of items at some of the best prices. They are based in the U.S., but have a few locations in Korea. They also have an awesome food court area with super cheap, high quality food as well. I was so happy to go here and see what differences there were. Continue reading “Seoul Cheap Eats: Costco (코스트코) Food Court”

Seoul Cheap Eats: Real Kimchi Stirfry Rice (레알김치볶음덥밥)

If you’re ever in the mood to try unique street food, try the Noryangjin Station (노량진역) area. There’s a lot of diversity between food stalls which is actually pretty rare in most areas of Seoul. It’s actually a challenge to find the typical tteokbokki stand here, but that’s a good thing as there are plenty of other foods to entice you. I went to one of the stands that was quite a bit off of the beaten path called “real kimchi stirfry over rice” or “레알김치볶음덥밥”. Continue reading “Seoul Cheap Eats: Real Kimchi Stirfry Rice (레알김치볶음덥밥)”

Restaurants in Seoul: Chakhan Dweji (착한돼지) Korean BBQ BuffetT

In the mood to pig out and eat ridiculous amounts of Korean barbecue? Check out Chakhan Dweji (착한돼지) which means “Friendly Pig”. The pigs are so “friendly” that they’ll let you eat them and all their friends! Like most Korean bbq buffets, there’s a whole range of various meat parts and side dishes for an affordable 10,900 won (9,900 won for lunch). Continue reading “Restaurants in Seoul: Chakhan Dweji (착한돼지) Korean BBQ BuffetT”

Restaurants in Seoul: IL Mazzio

Missing a little Italian food in your life in Seoul or need a place to take the special lady in your life? Check out Il Mazzio (일마지오) in Myeongdong (명동) to get your Italian fix. There are many chains in Korea, even as far as Busan. The place opens at 11:30 am on the weekdays (12 pm on weekend) and closes at 10:30 pm. Continue reading “Restaurants in Seoul: IL Mazzio”