Category Archives: Hongdae

Chinese Dim Sum Restaurant 아우미식

To find a passable Chinese restaurant in Seoul is a rare and beautiful thing and to rediscover one is even better. This dumpling house is hidden down an alley opposite Hongdae Playground and after visiting on a Monday, their day off, I assumed it had become yet another casualty of Seoul’s fickle restaurant scene. Lucky [...]

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Interesting ice cream in Hongdae: Fell + Cole and Molly’s Pops.

The range at Molly’s Pops. It’s hot, blahblahblahblah, ice cream. You’ve all heard it before. Freezer cabinets in supermarkets and convenience stores across Korea are being filled and re-filled at a rate of knots, with flavours beyond imagining. There are ‘waffle’ wrapped red bean and tteok ice cream sandwiches, corn, chestnut, milk and coffee. Among [...]

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Two bowls of Udon in Hongdae

Udon at Kanemaya, Hongdae. Food articles with the premise “it’s freezing dot dot dot soup” are as vacuous as “it’s summer therefore ICE CREAM”. Lovers of ice cream eat ice cream whatever the weather, if you can trust one thing you should trust that. And if you believe that winter and soup are conjoined twins, [...]

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Chan’s Espresso Bar, Hongdae

Impressive espresso-style coffees.

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Bread in Seoul

The best European bakeries I could find in Seoul.

Posted in Garosu-gil, Hapjeong, Hongdae, Korean, Sangsu, Seoul, Seoult and Pepper, South Korea | 2 Comments