Eulji Samgyetang With the prospect of a through-the-night flight to Singapore via Taipei ahead of me, it was time to say goodbye to Seoul with one final lunch. I’d been meaning to try so many more of the local delicacies but time just didn’t allow. I couldn’t depart without indulging in the famous samgyetang – …

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Mish Mash

Mish Mash My time was drawing short in Seoul and I was keen to tick a few more local dish boxes but when I came across Mish Mash, a Korean fusion restaurant, I couldn’t resist giving it a look. Itaewon is a designated tourist area and Mish Mash lies within the bounds of that, but …

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Brera

Brera Part of the fun of visiting different cities is not only sampling their local cuisine, but also checking out their interpretations of cooking styles from around the world. Accordingly, on a sleepy Sunday evening I headed to one of Seoul’s better regarded Italian restaurants, Brera. Just next to the wonderfully named Beotigogae underground station, …

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Naju Gomtang I was excited when it turned out that my hotel was near by legendary gomtang house, Hadongkwan. It was less good news to find the place being completely rebuilt so unavailable for restorative beef soup when that’s exactly what I needed. With Dr Google duly consulted, it turned out that there was another …

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Five Senses Noodles Gangnam! Home of style, incredible dance moves and apparently some of the more chic eating and drinking options in the city. Having taken the tuneful Metro south of the river once more, I was soon in the grip of many flyerers – mainly charmingly smiling middle-aged women – which gave me fleeting …

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