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Wednesday
Jun012011

bistro seoul

Bistro Seoul exhibits Korea's traditional cuisine with modern inspiration.  Located in Samseong-dong, at the Oakwood center next to Coex, Bistro Seoul is a great place to dine for those who are just tuning into learning what Korean cuisine is about!  The most fresh and local ingredients are utilized in their culinary creations, and their take on Korean cuisine is promising.  

Recently, I had the opportunity to co-produce a short vignette featuring Bistro Seoul for LI T.V. with Dubu Digital Productions.  Hyun Choi, the R&D director of Sun At Foods, and who spearheaded Bistro Seoul, explained that their concept is to amalgamate Korean classic cuisine with modern techniques to compose something exceptional.

The interior of Bistro Seoul: Implements Korean natural elements and re-establishes it.

To be honest, I didn't know what to expect when I had the tasting during our shoot. However, I couldn't stop after taking a few bites!  Hyun Choi, Pearl Cheong, along with their staff, were absolutely amazing to work with! Some of my favorites: The arrow squid carpaccio, and broiled sablefish-absolutely delectable!

Btw, you may even spot some Korean celebrities if you stop by :)  

 

***Amazing photos courtesy of Kegan Kim!!!

Bistro Seoul
Oakwood Premier Coex Center 1F
Gangnam-gu, Samsung-dong 159, Seoul, Korea
02-3466-8022 

 

Their beautiful interior...

 

Love their bar...

 

Their specialty: Arrow squid carpaccio with soy based lemon sauce

Grilled spicy pork tenderloin served with onions & garlic

Broiled sablefish with spicy sauce and root vegetables

Charcoal grilled pork marinated in soybean sauce

Vanilla ice cream topped with caramel, homemade candied walnuts & sesame crackers

Chef and R&D director Hyun Choi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rob and Kegan to the left...Hyun and Pearl smiling to the right

Reader Comments (2)

I love sablefish! I think it's also called butterfish... and of course, how Americans know it: black cod. No matter how popular it gets, I'll still love it!

June 19, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterstyle fare

was just checking address for rib place and realised I went here with work. It rocked.

August 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTom
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