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
It’s very common to dine out in Korea. One of the first things that a foreigner in Korea will notice is the absolute abundance of eateries. It can feel like every shop not selling clothes is selling food, and even the bars will encourage you to buy bar food (known as ‘anju’). In fact, many
Japanese vs South Korea: Story of Cuisine These two kind of cuisine has many similarities, of which the main themes are wrapped and rolled style. However, each of them has its own meaning and cultural symbolism pointing to its origin. If Japan is famous for sushi and sashimi, Korean’s BBQ is a very popular food
Kkangtong night market is one of the top places that you must visit in Busan. This night market recently began starting in October of last year in 2013. However, the market itself has existed since 1910. Kkangton means ‘can’ in Korean. Apparently, the name is originated from the 625 Korean War when a lot of
For those who are familiar with K-Pop, it is common knowledge that many idols and their families own side-businesses that are frequented not only by the fans, but sometimes by the idols themselves. One of the most famous locations is Mouse Rabbit Coffee, or ‘MoBit’ as fans refer to it, tucked into a side street
Summer is just around the corner in Seoul where the heat will be scorching and people will start flocking around beaches to cool their body heats. During this hot and humid weather, what are the few foods that you should enjoy to keep the heat down as well as help to strengthen your body metabolism?
Give me 3 words if I mention this word : TTEOKBOKKI ( 떡볶이 ) ! First one, …. okay, RICE CAKES ! Second, ….. HOT ! Third, ….. EVERYWHERE ! Tteobokki is a Korean snack that you can find everywhere around Korea. Tteokbokki is basically rice cakes mixed with hot sauce made from gochujang (
The Good Habits I’ve picked up in Korea . The respect to elders when pouring and drink to the extreme use of honorifics in the Korean language. You adapt to it. But for the first while it is a task which can stress you out. But It’s all to show respect to your fellow human