Archive for the ‘eats’ Category

  If you have read my Juk post, you will know I am a LOOOOVER of soups! For a while I thought my soup world in Korea was limited to things like kimchi jjigae, until Nara introduced me to the delicious world of Seolleongtang 설렁탕~ a simple, but satisfying dish that has been around in Korea for ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Today I have an extra adorable place to share with you! Quite possibly one of the cutest bakeries in all of Korea, let me share Chocolat Yum 쇼콜라윰 with you! Hongdae's cutest bakery for the last 5 years! Chocolat Yum 쇼콜라 윰 ♥ Pronounced sho-co-la-yoom For the last year we always ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Did you know the American chain Dunkin Donuts is in Korea? Dunkin' donuts aka 던킨도너츠 in Korea is really cute!! Normally I am not one to get excited over DD,  I mean... it is kinda the Mc Donald's of doughnuts where I am from, I would much rather eat one from a little mom and pop shop still ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Korea gets very excited (like everyone else) for the Olympics, and now that spirit has carried over to the forever yummy + cute~ Baskin Robbins Korea chins! This month they rolled out a new "Korea Fighting" Cake featuring a swimmer, no doubt inspired by the beloved Park Tae-hwan who won Korea's first ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
I have combined all the individual featured flavors into one post now~ new flavors will be added at the top! May 2013 flavor of the month in honor of Korea's children's day is "Treasure Chest"!  This flavor is apparently melon and banana ice cream mixed with chocolate balls and what I think is popping ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Korea's large burger chain Lotteria  (aka Lotte Burger) has recently added a brand new burger to its menu, the "Lady Burger". Aside from the fact it comes in a pink printed wrapper, nothing is very lady like about it though~ just delicious. What makes this burger unique is that it has little rice ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
A big part of Korean food is Korean BBQ~ if someone abroad says they love Korean food, chances are they are talking about BBQ.  In Korea BBQ is cooked yourself at a table grill, usually with gas or charcoal in a variety of grill and pan styles. Meat can be marinated or cooked as-is~  what I will write ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
While browsing around some Korean blogs looking for fun cooking crafts to try out, I found these beautiful Korean cakes decorated with sculpted tteok rice cake! So if you are not familiar it can be a little confusing, but basically Korea has MANY different kinds of things they call tteok aka "rice ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Recently my local convenience store has started to stock a brand new brand of drinks called ICE Sparkling!  The flavors being sold are apple, peach, grape, and cream soda which sounds a little strange to some I am sure, but creamy soda-ish drinks are fairly popular here. I decided to try the peach ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Have you seen the new flavor of Xylitol gum in Korea? It's RAINBOW! Xylitol gum is one of the major types of gum here in Korea, almost everyone has a green plastic jar of it at home or in the car. Little old ladies sell packs of it for money in the subway as well, yeah those green gum packs you always ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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