Jeju Olle Naengmyeon

It was right in the thick of summer, which made it perfect for eating naengmyeon (as per my friend’s order) – but there’s also never a bad time to eat pork soup! Continue reading Jeju Olle Naengmyeon

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

Kinfolk Kitchen

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from travelling, it’s that sometimes, the unplanned things can be unexpectedly good. We were craving chimaek (chicken + beer), because that is one of the most snack combinations you can get in Korea, but at the same time unable to find one of the more famous chimaek places in … Continue reading Kinfolk Kitchen

Isaac Toast

Isaac Toast is a familiar name to many, and often touted as a must-try in Korea. It would seem strange that something as ordinary as toast would receive so much hype, and frankly I was a bit doubtful when my friends recommended this as well. The first time I tried this toast was in a … Continue reading Isaac Toast