FOOD SEOUL

    Seoul Eats | Myeongdong Street Food & Night Market

    March 27, 2017

    seoul // myeongdang street food and night market

    Nearly two years to the date, we walked around one of Seoul’s most touristy spots, Myeongdong, in the frigid cold with the intention of eating as much street food as possible. My memories of that trip (that I have still yet to blog about) are somewhat hazy, and maybe even a little disappointing. I don’t remember there being a huge variety of food and can only recall eating two notable things: spiral potato on a stick (tornado potato) and a sweet and savory egg-stuffed soft bread roll.

    On our last trip to Seoul, we ate in Myeongdong as often as possible. We took the free shuttle from our hotel (a 10-15 min ride) and indulged in all the trendy, new, constantly changing, Korean street food items. The tornado potato and egg bun were still going strong, but one of the most popular items we saw was fresh seafood topped with cheese, baked until bubbling on a hot grill.
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  • SEOUL

    Seoul | Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA)

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    March 24, 2017
  • FOOD SEOUL

    Seoul Eats | Texas BBQ at Manimal Smoke House

    A Texas BBQ restaurant in Korea? I have to be honest, given the failure of basic "international" foods like pizza and nachos in Korea, we were not convinced Manimal could produce authentic tasting barbecue.…

    March 23, 2017
  • FOOD SEOUL

    Seoul Eats | Hotel Brunch with a View

    Apparently brunch buffets are one of the number one amenities that people look for when booking a hotel, so says hotel guru Anthony Melchiorri. I didn’t really believe this at first, simply because as…

    March 22, 2017
  • SEOUL

    Snapshots | A Mini Video of Seoul

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    March 20, 2017
  • ETC

    Notes | February in 10 Photos

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    March 15, 2017
  • BOOKS

    Books of the Month | February

    This month, I read 12 books (including two graphic novels and one audio book). Not too shabby though I suspect my numbers will continue to drop as the year progresses. There were a few…

    February 28, 2017
  • SEOUL

    Travel Notes | Seoul

    Sometimes it takes me a while (literally, years) to blog about the places we’ve been, and I hate that because so many memories, the insignificant yet special memories I love so much, seem to…

    February 16, 2017
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