We started this blog to keep a record of our thoughts, feelings, and anything to do with moving back home. After living in South Korea for the past 9 years it's finally time to move back home to New Zealand. A lot has changed since then and it's a whole new unknown moving back home … Continue reading Why we started this blog
Every now and then we hit up Konkuk University area either for some Chinese food, or to grab a beer at the amazing brewery tap house. This time round it was for the food, we were planning to meet our friends around 6:30pm and so we were a bit early so we decided to check … Continue reading Konkuk University Station Food Adventures – Happiness Dessert (Douhua) , Chinese Bakery( Cong You Bing), Malatang and Xialongbaos
Found a spot to eat on instagram but forgot to check the hours of operation and it ended up being closed Mondays zzz lol So we decided to just keep walking down that same street to find something else to eat, and I'm glad we did because we stumbled across an old lady running a … Continue reading Next Level Avocado Kimbap & Noodles with Perilla Seed (들깨된장)@ 약선김밥 (Korean Healthy Food) @Sinseol-dong Station
Winter is here and that means more 감자탕/Kamjatang, which is always awesome in my books! We're lucky enough to live about 10 minutes from 일미집, in the past this place was on tv and so the wait times were pretty crazy like 40 minutes plus, these days it seems the crowds have died out again … Continue reading 일미집 in Huam-dong for some delicious Kamjatang/감자탕 perfect for these cold winter days
Named after a mountain—Mt. AFURI, on the east edge of the Tanzawa mountains in Kanagawa prefecture. Afuri Ramen came up frequently when I was searching for somewhere to eat ramen. It just so happened that it was also in the station that we were shopping at on our last day in Tokyo. So after shopping … Continue reading Afuri Ramen (Tokyo) known for its signature Ramen with yuzu that they splash in their chicken broth and use for garnish too
Looking for somewhere to get some reasonably priced skewers? Torikizoku is the place you want to visit. I asked a friend who frequently visits Japan for a food recommendation and he mentioned Torikizoku, so after we finished up watching the Rugby World Cup final we ventured over to Shibuya to check it out. We had … Continue reading Torikizoku Yakitori Shibuya – Reasonably priced Yakitori Spot to enjoy some skewers and cheap drinks
Uobei Sushi owned by Genki Sushi is a chain of restaurants around Japan specializing in affordable but good quality sushi. Uobei is a little different because instead of having the train like belt carrying sushi around, everything is made to order. Using the tablet provided you go through the menu and add things to your … Continue reading Uobei – Shinjuku (Tokyo) Our favorite place to go for conveyor belt sushi in Japan! Good quality sushi for about a buck a plate!
The plan was when we booked our tickets that we would be in Japan watching the All Blacks play in the Rugby World Cup final! Instead we lost the week before and so our plan to watch the All Blacks in the finals went up in smoke haha. Having already booked our flights and hotel … Continue reading Our weekend trip to Tokyo! Where we stayed and everything we ate at Tsukiji Market, more post to come!
We have been long time lovers of Chuck's food, from his humble days of Chucks Table, to the Tiffany's gift box Cali Kitchen restaurant and now to California Kitchen & Craft Pub 캘리포니아 키친앤크래프트 펍 - 캘리키친 located with a killer view of Namsan Tower. Chuck has come a long way and stayed on the … Continue reading California Kitchen & Craft Pub – Kyungridan / Itaewon (캘리포니아 키친앤크래프트 펍 / 캘리키친) is offering some of the Best Burgers, Craft Beers and views of Namsan Tower in town
Over the last year or so I've been scrolling through the gram and on facebook and bookmarking all the upcoming craft beer bars around Seoul. On the list was Seoul Beer Project in Euljiro. I went there with a couple friends after dinner, so we didn't get to try the food but we did get … Continue reading Seoul Beer Project – Euljiro (서울비어프로젝트) Neon signs, Special Import Beers and boutique dishes are some of the takes from SBP, worth a visit if you love Craft Beer
I usually go through different instagram tags to see what's popular these days or on the off chance I find somewhere cool to check out! That's how I came across the "The Oil Tank Culture Park" (문화비축기지). The concept sounded interesting so we packed some lunch and a portable gin and tonic kit and made … Continue reading We went to check out “The Oil Tank Culture Park” (문화비축기지) it is a park with 6 oil tanks that have been transformed into a culture park in Western Seoul, Korea