Browsing the "Hongdae" Category

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

Awesome Restaurants in Seoul, South Korea

I spent 5 days in Seoul, South Korea but I did not have enough time to visit all the places that I came across. Below are a few places that I thought were really cool and wanted to share with [...]

September 5, 2012 Gangnam, Hongdae, South Korea

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

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