May 26, 2013

Pork Hock Restaurant

Comedian Park Myung-Soo's
Pork Hock Restaurant

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This is the restaurant that Myung-Soo Park,
a famous comedian in Korea, is running in Hongdae.

Myung Soo Park is best known for
being a cast member of the hit comic variety show,
'Infinite Challenge(무한도전)'.

He has won a prize at the MBC Entertainment Award Ceremony last year, 2012.

He is really funny looking..!! :) haha

It is a clean and nice looking restaurant, and all the staffs are friendly. :)

This is free dumpling soup. It's unlimited.  Yay!!! :D
You can ask them to refill it if you want it more.
Yummy pork dumplings, slices of rice cake,

and some vegetables are in the soup. 

This restaurant's main menu is 
Bossam(boiled pork), pork hocks(pig’s feet, pork knuckles).
And of course, you can enjoy soju and beers with food. :)

This is Bossam which is boiled pork
 eaten with a salty sauce and wrapped in greens.

It's so yum when you eat this boiled pork with the radish Kimchi.

The pork is so glossy and soft!!!

* Business Hour: 11AM ~ 1AM, Everyday
                           11 AM ~ 3AM (On Sat and Sun)

* ADD: 408-6, Seogyo-dong, Seoul, Korea
             서울시 마포구 서교동 408-6

* How to get there?

It's quite far from the subway station...
You need to walk to the intersection near 'Sang Sang Madang'.

Then, find the '조폭떡볶이' which is the TopoKki place and 'Seven Eleven'.

May 10, 2013

Best Coffee in Korea


 On the outside this little coffee shop doesn't look so special
on the inside is a coffee lovers delight.

The owner(Mr. Seo) is the 2012 coffee roasters champion
and is bringing his passion for coffee to all that visit his shop.

Look at This long~~~~~ line! It's insane!!!
You may need to wait more than 20 mins if you come here on weekends afternoon...

This shop has been on TV Show which is called '먹거리(food) X-File' as well.
They're running a business not only for money but also for offering good coffee to people.
The tester(in the TV show) said it's the best coffee in Korea!!

You can buy all this packages of coffee beans.
From Rwanda, Colombia, Ediopia, Guatemala,...

Cafe latte!!!
So yum!!! The taste is just amazing!!!

Business Hour : 1PM - 9PM (Close on Monday)

It's near Hongdae.
It's not so easy to find it.. especially for foreigners.. maybe better to ask people.

How to get there?

U can walk from Hongdae(around 15 mins by foot) or take a bus(Only one stop).
If you walk, you can walk from the exit 3 of Hongdae ipgu station to Yoenhui-dong direction.
The bus stop is 'Yeonnam-dong Daewoo Apartment'.
It's located on the other side of the street from Dunkin Donuts.
It's in the little alley between '김밥세상' (Gimbap restaurant) and '현정약국'(Pharmacy).

May 7, 2013

Book Cafe

in Hongdae

This Cafe is owned by one of the largest publishing companies in Korea.

You can read any books here.. and buy them as well. :) 

This is the main entrance of Cafe Comma.
It's just next to the one of the exits of Hongdae station (Airport Express Line).

  This is a great area to read books as well as a quiet place to study. :)
Looks like a library.

All these books are on sale.
All 50% off!!!


Outside seats.
Maybe for smokers? ..
Anyway, this seems very refreshing and peaceful place.

Some cakes and beers here as well. :)



Cafe Comma (Hongdae)

How to get there?
Just near the exit 3 of Hongdaeipgu Station (Line2)

Business Hour: 7 AM ~ 12AM everyday.
Add: 서울시 마포구 서교동 364-15 1층 (서포빌딩)
         1st floor, Seopo Bld, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea