Restaurants in Seoul: 평창할마이집

Went to get one of my favorite Korean foods, Gamjatang (감자탕), at 평창할마이집 pyeongchang harmai jib with my newfound friends who guided me around central Seoul last week. I’m always excited to try a new restaurant serving gamjatang and rarely come out disappointed. When I searched for the best gamjatang restaurants around Yangjae Station (양재역) this place came up as a top result Continue reading “Restaurants in Seoul: 평창할마이집”

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Restaurants in Seoul: Ojju Octopus and Fondue (오쭈 쭈꾸미&퐁듀

Ever since my first experience with baby octopus (쭈꾸미) at Papa’s Recipe, I’ve always been eager to go to other places serving this delectable little animal. Ojju is the 2nd restaurant that I’ve been to primarily serving baby octopus, so I was quite excited to see what differences there would be. The selling point of this restaurant is the fondue Continue reading “Restaurants in Seoul: Ojju Octopus and Fondue (오쭈 쭈꾸미&퐁듀”

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: Papa’s Recipe (파파스 레시피)

Went to Gangnam to visit my friend Jaime who I studied abroad with in Seoul 4 years ago. And of course one of the things that you have to do when you visit an old friend is eat. We went to Papa’s Recipe which is a non-chain restaurant specializing in octopus (쭈꾸미) and meat grilled in a skillet. The restaurant is on the second floor of a building near Gangnam Station (강남역) exit 11. Continue reading “Restaurants in Seoul: Papa’s Recipe (파파스 레시피)”