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
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
We love travelling for food, and since Chuncheon is known for their Dakgalbi that’s where we set off explore on a Lazy Saturday. After doing some prior research before heading out there I was directed to a restaurant on the side of a small mountain overlooking some of the city. The view and the outdoor … Continue reading Visiting Chuncheon 춘천 for some Dakgalbi 닭갈비, views of the city & Biking around Chuncheonho Lake (춘천호)
On our recent food ventures with friends we were directed to a new tea shop that wasn't too far from where we were hanging out. I Didn't know anything about it but our friend mentioned that this was the first Wanpo Tea Shop in Seoul and that it was good. Being milk tea lovers we … Continue reading Wanpo Tea Shop (Hongdae) – Our most recent discovery of a new milk tea shop to hit Korea and no it’s not about the Black Sugar milk tea here it’s about the TEA
Date night or date day usually starts off with us eating, then moving onto a coffee shop and if we're out long enough another meal or snacks and a beer. On this day we did all three! Up first was Mr Seowang Mandu in Sinchon (미스터서왕만두) we heard through the grapevine that this is the … Continue reading Mr Seowang Mandu (미스터서왕만두) Sinchon, Pigment Grin Cafe (피그먼트그린) Hongdae, Beertiful (비어티풀) Mangwon / Soup Dumplings, Cafe Latte’s and some Oscar Blues Brewing Beers