Onedang Gamjatang (Myeongdong 1)

I'm back with another review of a restaurant in Myeongdong! If you are wondering why I'm always talking about things to eat in Myeongdong, that's because I always stay in this area during my Korea trips. It's really convenient for tourists, + I have member's discount & loyalty points for Skypark Myeongdong, so I might … Continue reading Onedang Gamjatang (Myeongdong 1)

Myeongdong 56th: Army Stew in Seoul

It seems that most people know about army stew when you talk about Korean cuisine, and so we knew we couldn't go without at least having one meal of army stew on any of our trips to Korea. For the unacquainted, Budae-jjigae (부대찌개; literally "army base stew") or sausage stew is a type of jjigae (stew), made with ham, sausage, spam, baked beans, kimchi and gochujang.[ The dish … Continue reading Myeongdong 56th: Army Stew in Seoul

Sinseon Seolnongtang (Myeongdong)

If you read travel guides, you'll definitely know MiGaBon (미가본). However, did you know that on the 1st floor, right under MiGaBon, is another famous restaurant? I didn't actually know until I found out that people queueing outside were, in fact, queueing for this seolnongtang restaurant, and not MiGaBon! (mindblown) Seolnongtang is one of those dishes I … Continue reading Sinseon Seolnongtang (Myeongdong)

Tosokchon Samgyetang (토속촌 삼계탕)

Samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) is a must-eat in Korea, but you know that this restaurant must be truly special to have its own feature on the Korea Tourism Organization webpage. Located near Gyeongbokgung Station, the restaurant was also frequented by late President Roh Moo-hyun. It produces their ingredients like Tojongdak (Korean chicken), 4-years ginseng, chest … Continue reading Tosokchon Samgyetang (토속촌 삼계탕)