Line @ 을밀대 (Eulmildae)
Sussing out new adventures. This sums up my summer of 2011. More calories consumed than any other summer (uh, not just food that is:) haha. Aside from the crazy, massive rain that lasted pretty much the uh, whole summer...good food is what kept me in one piece. Why do I feel like the more restaurants I hit, there are more adding onto the list daily? It's absolutely endless. Just when I find my favorite nangmyun (Korean cold buckwheat noodles) spot, a few weeks later another place tops it. This just comes to show that good finds are plenty here in Seoul...the summer is not quite over yet, but so far it's been a sweaty, sweet, and solid. The savoire-faire has been pretty spot on...it's the everyday moments...
Famous North Korean 을밀대 (Eulmildae) nangmyun place
Subway: Daeheung station line 6, exit 2 (no exact address)
After you exit 2, take a left onto the next large side street, the restaurant should be to your right
하동관 Hadongwan Seolleongtang (Korean broth soup made of ox bones)
Jongno gu, Myung dong 1 ga, 10-4, Seoul
Subway: Myungdong station, line 4, exit 6 & 7, go towards catholic church
Tina, Tim, and I posing for a magazine cover after grace's wedding
Tim and Kiyong-a few of a my favorites...
The theme is Dunkin Donuts coffee...
Tom seems more intense trying to take this photo, than what he would normally be like at work...
One of my fave couples...jen and tom:)
Chili burger @ Chili King in Itaewon...one of the best burgers in town!!!
Itaewon station, line 6, exit 1. Walk a few blocks, take a right on the side street right before ABC mart.
Walk up the hill, pass O Kitchen to you left, and Chili King is to your left, next to a French bakery.
Grilled fish at 갯배 싱싱 (Gaetbae Shing Shing) in Sokcho
Squid soondae 낙천희관(Nakchun Haegwon-Sokcho)
Gyodong, Sokcho 645-3 5/1
속초시 교동 645-3 5/1
Ok seriously...the best nangmyun...ever @ 낙천희관(Nakchun Haegwon) in Sokcho (3 hours east of Seoul). This North Korean style nangmyun served with myungtae fish, asian pear, beef, eggs, and all the other fixings. You have a choice to add the broth, which is awesome! This spot opened since 1986, a favorite amongst the locals...was the perfect way to end my weekend getaway in Sokcho!
These vintage buses were pretty cool in the heart of Sokcho!
Local cafe in Sokcho serving single origin hand drip. I didn't see any coffee chains anywhere, which was a delightful surprise...
Here's to summer of 2011!