For the Love of Churros

Fads are always coming and going in Korea: fashion fads, hair fads and even food fads! The newest snacking craze, churros, have caught the attention of the masses as of late. One might think that if you’ve tried one churro then you’ve tried them all, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are

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Snackin’ On the Go (Part II)

Last year I shared my top three must-have winter snacks in Korea. Now I’d like to start the new year by adding three more to the list! 붕어빵 (Bungeo Bbang)/ 잉어빵 (Eenguh Bbang) Bungeo bbang literally translates to “crucian carp bread. ” However, don’t let the name intimidate you, the only thing fishy about this snack is its adorable

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Kimchi Re-invented

When most people think of Korea (whether they’ve been there or not) there are always a few things that immediately come to mind: hanbok, BBQ, K-pop, etc. However, no matter who you’re talking to, kimchi is always on the top of that list. 김치 (Kimchi) is Korea’s national dish. It is a traditional Korean side

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Jeju Tea @ O’Sulloc

Whenever foreign friends ask me what kind of gifts to send back home I always recommend tea. Of course not just any tea. A tea that is incredibly delicious and unique to Korea. It really is one of the most relevant and useful “souvenirs” you could get some one. After all, tea is more than

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Crepes for the New Year!

이태원 (Itaewon) is known as one of the most heavily expat populated areas in Seoul. As such, it is also home to some pretty amazing eating establishments. If you’re looking to find a wide range of diverse and authentic restaurants, this is the place to be. Although I don’t visit Itaewon often, it seems like

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3 Courses of Caffeine

What if I told you that there was a place that had a course menu with no food on it? You’d probably think I was crazy. Being of sound mind, I can assure you there is such a place… a haven for coffee lovers if you will. Caffe 꽃을 피우고, which roughly translates to “the

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Snackin’ In Korea

It’s no big secret that Korea is especially well known for it’s fabulous street food, but when it’s below zero outside you somehow find newfound appreciation for these hot and ready delights. For me in particular, I do a lot of traveling on the subway for work and I can’t help but feel peckish on

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The Best Apple Pie in Seoul

When I have a lot to do and need to find a cafe to nest in for a couple of hours, I try to look for a laid back place where I can have a light meal, good coffee and maybe even a little dessert after. These are not exactly easy things to find all

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