Cre8 Cookies

Update: Cre8 Cookies has since moved to a new location (36 Teheran-ro 25-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul). And, they’ve opened My Seoul Bites, a completely different cafe specializing in beautiful new cookies with afternoon tea. There are few things in this world more comforting than homemade cookies fresh out of the oven. Let’s be honest, not everyone has the time or the skills required to bake up … Continue reading Cre8 Cookies

Traditional Korean Food @ 시골밥상 (Sigol Bapsang)

I love Korean food, especially traditional style meals. One of my favourite parts of eating a good traditional Korean meal is all the banchan (반찬). Banchan refers to all the delicious side dishes that are typically served along with rice, soup and the main dish. Most of the side dishes consist of vegetables but they can also contain seafood, noodles and sometimes meat. Unfortunately, while banchan … Continue reading Traditional Korean Food @ 시골밥상 (Sigol Bapsang)

Ma i Mien (마이면): Thai Noodle Bar

I usually tend to stay away from writing about restaurants in 이태원 (Itaewon). Not because they aren’t good, but because I feel that a lot of foreign food bloggers tend to focus heavily on them. There are so many fantastic foreign restaurants outside of the Itaewon bubble, but occasionally I can’t help but blog about a super tasty find (even if it is in Itaewon). This is … Continue reading Ma i Mien (마이면): Thai Noodle Bar

Little Baja (리틀바하)

Once you’ve lived in Korea for a while, it’s only a matter of time before you become homesick for the foods back home. Sometimes it’s the little things like a certain brand of cereal, perhaps a box of mac n’ cheese or, for me, Pop-Tarts. However, once you start to crave foods from certain restaurants (In-N-Out), that’s when things start to get a little more … Continue reading Little Baja (리틀바하)

Korean Eyelash Extensions: Shu Eyelash **UPDATED**

It seems as though Korea’s high standards of beauty have many running to the best plastic surgeons money can buy. I’m not one to want to go under the knife, but I’ll admit after years of living in Korea, even I get a little self conscious at times. Luckily, there are many MANY other ways to enhance your physical beauty that don’t require surgery or … Continue reading Korean Eyelash Extensions: Shu Eyelash **UPDATED**

Kimchi Reinvented: Modern Korean Food

When most people think of Korea (whether they’ve been there or not) there are always a few things that immediately come to mind: hanbok, BBQ, K-pop, etc. However, no matter who you’re talking to, kimchi is always on the top of that list. 김치 (Kimchi) is Korea’s national dish. It is a traditional Korean side dish that consists of fermented vegetables and seasonings. It is … Continue reading Kimchi Reinvented: Modern Korean Food