Restaurants in Seoul: 작은공간 (Small Space)

작은공간 translates roughly to “small space” which is a pretty accurate description for this hole in the wall. They serve “quick tteokbokki” (즉석떡볶이) like Hoya, but it feels a lot less commercialized. I’m not a big fan of this style of tteokbokki, but my 2nd time here eating the black bean sauce (짜장) flavor made me more open to it. It can get quite busy, Continue reading “Restaurants in Seoul: 작은공간 (Small Space)”


Japanese Restaurants in Seoul: Misoya (미소야)

Ever since coming to Korea 6 or so months ago, I’ve been craving Japanese style noodles more and more. Korean udon (우동) is nice, but it doesn’t have the same taste as Japanese style udon. I believe it’s because of the stock and soy sauce they use. When I entered Misoya, I got very excited Continue reading “Japanese Restaurants in Seoul: Misoya (미소야)”

Seoul Cheap Eats: Steff Houlberg Hotdog (스테프 핫도그)

Went to grab a quick late night meal at Steff Hotdog (스테프 핫도그) in Yangjae Station (양재역). I was coming from a really long day and I just needed to find something to hold me over with a couple of friends. Luckily this place was open and we managed to get there right before it closed. You have to go inside the station near the Express line (신분당선) where there are many underground stores and restaurants.The closest entrance would be exit #7. This place is a Denmark chain that likes to show off Continue reading “Seoul Cheap Eats: Steff Houlberg Hotdog (스테프 핫도그)”