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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

Gong Cha: Refreshing Beverage in Korea

In all the Lotte Department stores is Gong Cha or at least I keep seeing it in the Busan locations. I remember having Gong Cha in Hong Kong a few Summers ago and it has always stuck in my mind. [...]

March 7, 2014 Bubble Tea, Busan, Cafe, Three Beakers

CGV: Finding Movies in Pohang, South Korea

Finding a movie theatre that showed ‘Frozen’ in English was quite tough in Korea. Some places had it dubbed over, but since I don’t understand Korean, we had to find a place that had the movie in English with some [...]

March 5, 2014 Cafe, Pohang, travel

Sweet Step: Coffee and Bread in Pohang, South Korea

When we were in Pohang, M’s mom showed us a cute coffee shop called Sweet Step. They serve up artisan coffee and bake their own pastries. Whats great about this place is that they even roast their own beans. A [...]

February 23, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Pohang, Three Beakers

Janny Crepe House: Organic Soft serve Milk Ice Cream with Honeycomb

We spent the afternoon in Busan roaming the Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street in Busan. We just finished lunch at some relatives house and wandered off here to do some shopping and looking for a sweet treat. M’s mom wanted to [...]

February 13, 2014 Busan, Dessert, Three 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
KFC Korea

KFC Korea: Tower Burger and Fried Chicken

Every time, I have a flight out of Incheon, I have to stop by KFC for a quick snack. 2 years ago when I was here, I discovered that KFC is pretty awesome in Korea. As I was here again, [...]

January 17, 2014 Fast Food, Incheon
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
Bennigans

Bennigan’s in South Korea

Doing some research on where to eat in Korea, M wanted to go to Bennigan’s. It’s an American chain restaurant that serves up Irish and American food. After doing a debate of dining choices, I reluctantly agreed to come here [...]

December 7, 2013 American, Kid Friendly, lunch, Sandwich, Seoul, 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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