Grandmother’s Recipe 할머니의 레시피

I was researching for places to eat in Seongsu-dong on my first trip there as I was unfamiliar with the trendy neighbourhood, and I saw a few different media recommending this restaurant called Grandmother’s Recipe that served Korean home-style cooking. I was immediately drawn to the appetising photos, coupled with the fact that I really … Continue reading Grandmother’s Recipe 할머니의 레시피

Myeongdong 56th: Army Stew in Seoul

It seems that most people know about army stew when you talk about Korean cuisine, and so we knew we couldn’t go without at least having one meal of army stew on any of our trips to Korea. For the unacquainted, Budae-jjigae (부대찌개; literally “army base stew”) or sausage stew is a type of jjigae (stew), made with ham, sausage, spam, baked beans, kimchi and gochujang.[ The dish … Continue reading Myeongdong 56th: Army Stew in Seoul

[CLOSED] Sinseon Seolnongtang (Myeongdong)

UPDATE: This restaurant is permanently closed 😦 If you read travel guides, you’ll definitely know MiGaBon (미가본). However, did you know that on the 1st floor, right under MiGaBon, is another famous restaurant? I didn’t actually know until I found out that people queueing outside were, in fact, queueing for this seolnongtang restaurant, and not MiGaBon! (mindblown) … Continue reading [CLOSED] Sinseon Seolnongtang (Myeongdong)