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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Banana Milk Craze

There is a brand of yellow milk contained in a container molded plastic flask. It is Binggrae’s Banana Flavored Milk, a refreshment that has been demonstrating supplements and filling individuals’ hearts for a long time. The brand of milk has quite recently turned 40, and the nostalgic item with its meaningful pudgy container has been

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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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On Being Single in Seoul and Wanting Noodles at 1am

A few days ago, at 1am, I suddenly found myself with severe cravings for Japanese style ramen. I tried to suppress them, but failed miserably, and thus I found myself walking the streets around Sinchon station in an attempt to find a place that could satisfy my cravings while the icy wind threatened with hypothermia.

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The Pie Hole

In Sinchon at the outskirts of the bar and nightlife area is a small café with the, for most westerners, the rather eye catching, name “The Pie Hole”. Whether the name is meant as a joke is unclear. Joke or not I’ve found it to be a great source of entertainment, but then I could

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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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Hand-in-Hand Burger Keeping it Real

Situated about halfway between Hongdae and Sinchon is a seemingly insignificant burger joint called Hand-in-hand Burger. Though the ceilings are high the place is small and minimalistic in their decoration, a bit factory like. Walking by you could easily dismiss it as just another burger joint serving up some mediocre stuff, and I would probably

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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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