When Koreans say "Chinese food" they usually mean 자장면 (noodles with black bean sauce, often spelled 짜장면 these days). And if you are looking for the best 자장면, give 차이란 a try.
Not your usual chicken and beer joint! A classy, but relaxed atmosphere, more sophisticated chicken dishes, and fresh draft Asahi that's a cut above any other restaurant.
Annie is always on the lookout for new tastes, as well as faithful examples of
An accomplished home cook, she recreates hard-to-find American, Asian and European
dishes, and creates new fusion dishes of her own.
Through this web site, she hopes to bring world cuisine to Korea, and Korean cuisine
to the world.
pho (vietnamese noodle soup), 분식, beef stew, slow food, izakaya
Dislikes: anything with cumin
With all the great eats in Korea, Aaron would be 300 lbs by now (er, 136kg) if Seoul
had any fewer stairs. His only disappointments are the dearth of craft beer and proper
The craft beer scene is improving, but on the baking front, he is actively working to
recreate the cookies, breads and other treats he misses. His efforts will be shared
Travelers: Check out Aaron's book, the Seoul Survival
Guide! A steal at $4.74.
Likes: 전 & 막걸리,
street food, pizza (both making and eating), burgers, chicken & beer, anything
In Seoul, with dozens, sometimes hundreds of restaurants lining each street, how do
We‘re here to help! Every week, out of the hundreds of restaurants we‘ve
tried, we present one of our favorites.
Sometimes, though, there are still some cravings we can‘t satisfy. In those
cases, we roll up our sleeves and do our best to recreate the dish in our own
Craving something yourself? Let us know!
We‘ll track it down. If we can‘t find a faithful representation of the dish,
we‘ll get to work in our test kitchen.
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only; we are not food critics, but guides in your quest to find great food.
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