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Insadong Korean BBQ: Family BBQ Combo for 4-5 People

Insadong Korean BBQ Restaurant has been on North Road and Lougheed for a while now and have been serving guests traditional Korean cuisine. The restaurant is pretty huge and can accommodate large groups. I came here with my family for Fathers [...]

July 3, 2014 BBQ, Coquitlam, Kid Friendly, Korean, Three Beakers

Cafe Joie: Coffee and Buns in South Burnaby

It’s about time there is a nice independent cafe near Metrotown. What more do you need than coffee and some yummy pastries with friends. KoreanGirl and I were killing time before dinner, so we headed to Cafe Joie for a [...]

June 3, 2014 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, Korean, South Burnaby

Miss Korea: Eat and Drink like a Korean

Miss Korea is a Korean bar/restaurant that sells lunch, dinner, and drinks. It is located near Yonge x Bloor Streets in Toronto, which is not too far from the 2 universities (U of T and Ryerson). The interior has a [...]

May 5, 2014 Korean, Late Night, lunch, Three Beakers, Yorkville

The Coffee Bun: Yummy Snacks in Coquitlam

The Coffee Bun is located in Coquitlam in Henderson Mall. This is their second location as their original one is in North Vancouver. KoreanGirl and I drove past it and were curious about this place, so after we had lunch [...]

April 29, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Coquitlam, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Korean, Three Beakers

KOBOB Burger: Korean Rice Burgers

A new restaurant has opened up a few blocks from my office. I was really excited because I’ve never had a Korean rice burger before. Rice Burgers have been popping around Vancouver for a while, but there was never a [...]

March 24, 2014 Korean, lunch, Noodles, Sandwich, Strathcona, Three Beakers

Bu Chun Sung Chinese Restaurant 부천성: Lunch in Pohang, Korea

Bu Chun Sung Chinese Restaurant 부천성 is located in Pohang. We came here for lunch and what I always find interesting is that no matter where you find Chinese food in Korea, it’s never authentic. They always have their own version of [...]

March 8, 2014 Chinese, Korean, lunch, Noodles, Pohang, Three Beakers

Kamamarui Ramen: Korean-Style Ramen

My sister and another friend highly recommended Kamamarui in South Burnaby for some delicious eats. They opened up near the end of last year and is know for their ramen and their “bomb”. The pictures looked great online, so I [...]

March 4, 2014 Japanese, Korean, Noodles, Ramen, South Burnaby, Two Beakers

Korean Air: Vancouver to South Korea

Up up away! Another visit to South Korea this month. This time we decided to take Korean Air because all other flights were sold out on such short notice. We booked it a day before we departed. From Vancouver to [...]

February 1, 2014 Airplane Meals, Korean, Seoul
Incheon airport

How to kill time at Incheon Airport

When M and I arrived at Incheon Airport in South Korea to head back to Vancouver, we had a lot of time on our hands after we checked in and dropped out bags off. A few hours to be exact. [...]

January 18, 2014 Cafe, Dessert, Incheon, Korean, South Korea, Specialty Shop
Pomodoro

Pomodoro 뽀모도로: Spaghetti in Insadong

Our last night in Seoul, we headed to the Insadong area to have some pasta at Pomodoro. M’s sister recommended that we come have some delicious pasta here. She came here a few years ago and recall that it was [...]

December 10, 2013 Insadong, Italian, Korean, Noodles, Two Beakers
Dunkin Donuts Korea

Dunkin Donuts in South Korea

Dunkin’ Donuts in Korea is very different from the ones in North America. Everything is Korean-ized, so you will find things like sweet potato donuts, olive oil donuts, and other weird creations. M and I were in Coex Mall and [...]

December 5, 2013 American, Fast Food, Gangnam, Korean
Yeong Yang Center

Yeong Yang Center (영양센터): Chicken Time in Myongdong

Yeongyang Center is a restaurant in MyeongDong known for their crispy roast chicken and samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup). It opened in 1960 and it has been roasting chickens for over 50 years. It is a very popular place for local [...]

December 4, 2013 BBQ, Four Beakers, Korean, Myeong-Dong
Bread and Croquette

Bread and Croquette 오군수제고로케: Huge Croquettes in Korea

There is a little hidden gem in Hondgae. M and I wanted to go for some croquettes at Chilli cha cha but it was closed. His cousin told us there was a better and more famous place, so we headed [...]

December 3, 2013 Bakery, Cafe, Hongdae, Japanese, Korean, Three Beakers
Tom's Cat Cafe

Tom’s Cat Cafe: Purr-fect Afternoon in Hongdae

Tom’s Cat Cafe in HongDae has the most cats compared to some of the other cat cafe’s in the area. About 33 cats to be exact. The cafe was opened by the owner to share his love of cats. M [...]

December 2, 2013 Cafe, Hongdae, Korean, Specialty Shop, Two Beakers
Curry House CoCo Ichibanya

Curry House CoCo Ichibanya: Omurice in Seoul

M was on a mission for omurice, which is rice covered in an omelette. It’s very hard to find in Vancouver, so when we came to Seoul, it was on the top of our list. We didn’t know which place [...]

December 1, 2013 Four Beakers, Hongdae, Japanese, Kid Friendly, Korean, lunch
Hello Kitty Cafe Korea

Hello Kitty Cafe in Seoul, South Korea

Hongdae is filled with a variety of speciality cafes and independent shops. There was one place that sparked an interest and that place was the Hello Kitty Cafe. It’s big, pink and has a huge bow. It’s very popular among [...]

November 30, 2013 Hongdae, Japanese, Korean, Seoul, Two Beakers
Paris Baguette

Paris Baguette Cafe: Bakery in South Korea

Paris Baguette can be found all over South Korea. You are 100% guaranteed to bump into this place somewhere on the street as there are over 2,900 locations. They have sandwiches, cakes, buns, drinks, and pastries. While I was in [...]

November 24, 2013 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, French, Korean, South Korea
Sashimi House

Big Room Sushi House 대방횟집: Sashimi Feast in Seoul

When we arrived in Seoul for the last few days of our trip in South Korea, M’s relatives took us to Big Room Sushi House (대방횟집 dae bang hwe jip). I clearly had no idea where I was going, so having [...]

November 22, 2013 Japanese, Korean, Seafood, Seoul, Three Beakers
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