Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sanchon: Vegetarian Temple Food From Korea

Sanchon or “Mountain Village” is one of the most famous restaurants that specialize in traditional vegetarian food served in Buddhist temples. The food is made from organic vegetables fresh from the mountainside. If you are tired of all the fried [...]

August 31, 2012 Four Beakers, Korean, Vegetarian, Yeoksam

Mad For Garlic: Yummy Pizza from South Korea

I asked a friend where I should eat in Korea and she suggested Mad For Garlic. They have locations all over Korea as well as Singapore. They are an Italian restaurant that specializes in wine and garlic. It’s one of [...]

August 30, 2012 Four Beakers, Italian, Yeoksam

Kona Beans: Chilling at a Cafe in South Korea

Kona Beans was the closest coffee shop to my hotel. On my last day in Seoul, I decided to chill here before my bus arrived to take me to the airport. It has 2 level, upstairs is smoking and downstairs [...]

August 29, 2012 Cafe, Gangnam, Korean, Three Beakers

KFC in South Korea: The Best KFC I’ve Ever Had

I’ve been told the KFC in Asia is crazy good because of the quality of chickens. I heard KFC was even better in Korea, I really couldn’t pass up the opportunity to eat something “finger lickin good”. I had a [...]

August 28, 2012 Fast Food, Incheon

Guanaco Truck: Guanacombo Dining Package Review

Foodology Disclaimer: approached me to try out their “Guanacombo Dining Package” and write a review about it. I got a complementary dining package for myself and I tried to keep the review as unbiased as I could. Guanaco Truck [...]

August 27, 2012 Downtown, Food Carts, Salvadoran, Streetcart, Three Beakers

Paris Croissant Cafe: Yummy Pastries at Seoul Station

After going to Seoul Tower, we decided to relax at Seoul Station to wait for a train to arrive. M’s Mom asked me “do you like bread”? I thought this was a strange question, but I said I enjoy pastries. [...]

August 27, 2012 Bakery, Four Beakers, Korean, Yongsan-gu

Paris Baguette Cafe: Fetching Milk Bread

I was running around the airport at Seoul International Airport in Incheon and M kept telling me I had to try the milk bread at Paris Baguette. Paris Baguette has over 2,900 stores across Korea and with several locations around [...]

August 26, 2012 Bakery, Incheon

Starbucks in Asia: Red Bean Green Tea Frappuccino

I was strolling through the international departures of Seoul International Airport before my flight back to Hong Kong and I stumbled upon a Starbucks! I noticed they were promoting 2 of their new drinks -Red Bean Green Tea Frappuccino and [...]

August 25, 2012 Cafe, Incheon, Korean

McDonalds Korea: Bulgogi Burger

I was strolling through my last day of Korea finding a McDonalds to try to find a Kimchi Burger or something really cool and different than in North America. I wandered off into the Gangnam area and I found so [...]

August 24, 2012 Fast Food, Gangnam

Kraze Burger: Korea’s Favorite Burger Restaurant

Kraze Burger is Korea’s burger restaurant. It was founded in 1998 and was the first restaurant specializing in hamburgers in Korea. They have locations all over Korea even the airport. As I was in COEX Mall, I knew I had [...]

August 23, 2012 Fast Food, Gangnam, Korean, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Sushi Garden: Craving Japanese Food For Lunch

KimboCake and I had a really failed ritual of waking up at 8am to be productive at Starbucks. We only successfully met twice. On one of the successful days, we went to Sushi Garden on Lougheed Hwy near Brentwood Town [...]

August 22, 2012 Japanese, North Burnaby, Seafood, Three Beakers

El Inka Deli: Latin American Food in Burnaby,BC

M, Jewels, and I decided to have dinner at El Inka Deli. It’s a hidden restaurant in the Burnaby Central area. I’ve never heard it until someone told me I had to check it out. It’s also beside the Burnaby [...]

August 21, 2012 Burnaby Central, Deli, Latin American, Peruvian, Seafood, Three Beakers

Piano Cafe: Patio, Coffee, and a Grand Piano

After having Samgyeopsal, Steven and I walked around several blocks to find a nice cafe with a patio. We walked through the wet monsoon weather and found ourselves here. It was a nice little cozy cafe with a grand piano in [...]

August 20, 2012 Cafe, Four Beakers, Hongdae, Korean, Mapo-gu

Fatty Cow Hot Pot: Signature Dishes

Foodology Disclaimer: approached us to have dinner at Fatty Cow Hot Pot. Although the meal was complimentary, the views and opinions expressed are entirely our own. On July 19th, I headed back to Victoria Street along with Raymond, Sherman, [...]

August 19, 2012 Chinese, Three Beakers, Victoria-Fraserview/Killarney

Bee-hive Samgyeopsal: Grilled Pork BBQ in HongDae, Korea

I met up with Steven from High School as he was in Korea in the Summer too. He took me to explore the Hongdae area where lots of University students hang out. There are tons of shops, restaurants, cafes, and [...]

August 18, 2012 BBQ, Four Beakers, Hongdae, Korean, Mapo-gu

Burger King: Patbingsu served in South Korea

Burger King in South Korea serves different desserts than in Canada. Since I heard they had patbingsu (팥빙수) – shaved ice dessert, I needed to go see how it compared to other places. Eating patbingsu is very popular during the [...]

August 17, 2012 Dessert, Fast Food, Gangnam, Korean

Well-bring Rice Cafe: Korean Porridge in Seoul, Korea

Well-being Rice Cafe in Myeong-Dong is located right below Miss Lee cafe. Kirby and I came here for an early lunch before eating Sannakji (raw octopus). I have always loved Chinese congee, so I really wanted to try Korean porridge. [...]

August 16, 2012 Four Beakers, Jung-Gu, Korean, Myeong-Dong

Tommy’s Cafe: Brunch in North Vancouver

A while ago, @petitefoodie and I ventured to North Vancouver to try Tommy’s Cafe. I seldomly go to the North Shore and it was about time too since there are lots of restaurants up there. They are best known for [...]

August 16, 2012 Brunch, North Vancouver, Three Beakers