I had a delightful lunch at a sikdang(calling of a Korean restaurant) in Moseulpo Port – sliced raw fish dish, maeuntang(fish soup), jjorim(braised fish). All the dishes and banchan(side dishes) were retrospect of the 1970s. It was an unexpected moment of savouring rare and seasonal fish and old-fashioned food.
Supposedly, many an inhabitant of Yanggu recommends a restaurant for tofu. I could acknowledge that when I arrived at the restaurant: big building, many cars and many people. The moment I felt that I was in the wrong place. As to accommodate many people every day, it could hardly keep good quality food. It was, […]
I went to the countryside where I’d spent for many years. Today, I enjoyed food quite thoroughly, since I know a few places serving decent food—besides, the hospitality of my ex-neighbour. Here are the dishes I had today. Breakfast in Bongwha Lunch at an ex-neighbour Dinner for Spicy Chicken Stew
At Sokcho, my wife and I were to decide a place to have lunch. We had two options preferred: pork rib grill at Weontong and wild vegetable at Pyeongchang. Because both restaurants are pleasing, we hesitated a bit, then agreed on pork rib grill. On the highway, we happened to meet heavy traffic to Weontong, at […]
It was a rare occasion of eating out. My wife and I visited a Korean restaurant where we used to have Sannamul bibimbap, bibimbap with wild vegetables. As we were off season for wild vegetables, we asked any menu that’s good for now. And voila! The owner-chef served us with various banchan. All were good. […]
Arriving at Ikea, Gwangmyeong in Seoul, I felt starving. My wife and I agreed on having some food in a cafeteria. We selected the kimchi bokkeumbap and the famous Ikea meatball. Kimchi bokkeumbap looked quite all right and tried. Wow! Long pause. “Am I having a Kimchi bokkeumbap? Is this made of real rice? Real […]