[Bite-sized News] The Korean Art of Chicken-Frying

Apologies for the radio silence! Just got back from Hong Kong (with a TON of blogworthy material. And excess weight) and work’s been keeping my nose to the grindstone. I promise to have something on this space by the weekend. In the meantime, click here for a great article by Julia Moskin of The New York … Continue reading

[Seoul] Craftworks Taphouse & Bistro (Namsan)

Subsequent to my visit here in July 2012, Craftworks has since expanded its operations to 3 outlets across Seoul, and 1 sliiiightly outside Seoul in the idyllic Baekhyun-dong area in Bundang, Gyunggi-do. The neighborhood of Baekhyun-dong also happens to house my favourite cafe in all of Korea, but that’s material for another entry. The Craftworks … Continue reading

[Seoul] Mapo Jeongdaepo (마포 정대포)

This restaurant in Mapo-gu is my eatery of choice whenever I’m craving some grilled pork in Korea. I’ve lost count of the number of people I’ve brought here, but that number’s probably somewhere in the twenties. Nope, not even kidding. I used to think running a DIY barbeque joint was one of the smartest ways … Continue reading

[Seoul] Butterfinger Pancakes

One of the pioneers of the thriving brunch scene in Seoul, Butterfinger Pancakes is as popular amongst the American expat community as it is with Seoulites. It seems online reviewers of Butterfinger Pancakes are rather enamoured of the diner-style decor and all-day breakfast concept, and having visited this eatery twice I have to agree that … Continue reading

[Seoul] The Fried Chicken Culture in Korea

Was visited by the ambition fairy in a dream last night and woke up filled with resolve to resuscitate this long-dead blog. In line with my ADD personality I doubt this attempt at revival will go very well, but one can always hope eh. So… let’s start with a content-heavy subject. WITH AN OVERSEAS FOCUS. … Continue reading