Clubespresso ☕

http://www.clubespresso.co.kr/

A quaint little cafe that has coffee from different places around the world. There was quite a bit of people when we went. The first floor has a display of their coffee and the second floor has seating. The best part is that you can taste the coffee of the day before ordering! The coffee was okay, nothing too special but it was interesting to see the different types of beans.

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Single Origin Hot (3,000won)

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The entrance with display of coffee beans. You can see the roasting machine and such behind it.

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You can taste the coffee of the day prior to ordering! Many people didn’t realize this before ordering.

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More display of coffee. The prices of the beans here weren’t cheap, probably because of the import costs.

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Translation: The joy of coffee and the new experience. We introduce the original coffee from each nation and region. We hope you can newly experience the difference in taste of coffee from each nation, town, and culture. Single origin coffee, the pride of Club Espresso

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Reminder that Korea has a recycling system where you dump liquids in a different place before separating the trash into plastic, paper, and general waste.

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g294197-d7748072-Reviews-Club_Espresso-Seoul.html


Fika (Coex) 🇸🇪☕

Fika is often translated as “a coffee and cake break”, which is kind of correct, but really it is much more than that.

Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude and an important part of Swedish culture. Many Swedes consider that it is almost essential to make time for fika every day. It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to eat.

Origin of the name The word fika actually derives from the 19th-century slang word for coffee: kaffi. Invert the word kaffi, and you get fika.

http://www.swedishfood.com/fika
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It was pretty empty for some reason on this day
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“Working” with friends over coffee
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베리&베리 팬케이크 (Berry&Berry Pancake)

Rating: 5 out of 5.

It wasn’t too sweet! Pairs nicely with coffee.
너무 달지도 않고 커피랑 같이 먹으면 딱이에요!

Taken from the menu on the main website
Translation: It is a Swedish pancake topped with whipped cream and berries on top of a light and moist pancake.

https://www.fika.kr/store


Soul Brew ☕

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스토니부룩 근처에 스타벅스 말고 다른 커피숍이 있을까 고민하던 중
제시카 친구가 이 카페를 추천해줬어요.
우리가 갔을 때 조용하고 아늑한 분위기였어요

We were looking for a coffee shop in Stony Brook that was not Starbucks.
While looking, Jessica’s friend recommended this cafe.
It was quiet and cozy.

10 잔 마시면 공짜!
우리는 이런거 너무 좋아해요
계속오게되요~
(ᗒᗨᗕ)
I love when cafes have these stamp cards.
Free drink after 10 drinks!
It makes us want to come again and again just to watch it fill up!

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메뉴 MENU

(◕‿◕✿)

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음식도 있어요
They even have FOOD
♡^▽^♡

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두번 왔었어요!
We came here twice so far

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Macha Green Tea Latte: $4.55
Chai Latte: $4.55
(ღ˘⌣˘ღ)

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Caramel Latte: $4.55
Sugar Free Caramel Latte: $4.55
(*´∀`)
머그에 달라고했어요
We asked for our drinks in mugs so we can

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분위기!
휘핑크림을 너무 많아서 미시기엔 조금 불편했어요

Atmosphere!
There was so much whipped cream that we didn’t know how to drink it at first

☕☕☕☕
Cafe View 카페 뷰

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I like how there’s diverse paintings on the walla

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음료는 조금 달아요
직원들이 너무 친절해서 좋았어요
두번 왔는데 바로 알아보고 이름까지 기억해주는 곳이 많지 않은거 같아요

The drinks are a bit on the sweet side.
The staff is very nice! We felt welcomed and relaxed.
When we came the second time, they remembered our names!

https://www.yelp.com/biz/soul-brew-saint-james


Willium Cafe ☕

윌리엄카페 ☕
자주 지나가는 곳이지만 한번도 안 가봤어요
Willium Cafe
I’ve passed by it plenty of times but have never been inside.

삼다가라는 돼지 고기 전문 식당 지하에 있는 카페이에요
음식점 영수증 가지고 가면 DC있어요!
The cafe is located in the basement of a restaurant called SamDaGa, which specializes in pork. If you take the receipt downstairs, you can get a discount 🙂

보이시는거와 같이 계단으로 내려오먄 카페이에요!
되게 잘 되어있어요
이 곳에 이런 카페가 있구나 싶었어요

You come down the stairs and it’s the cafe.
At first glance, we were surprised that there was such a cafe in that area.

들오면 보이는 싸인이에요
귀여웠어요
This is the sign you see as you come into the cafe
(Translation: You like coffee and I like you)

점심시간이였는데 사람이 많이 없었어요
근데 소리가 울려서 크게 들렸어요
조금 시끄러웠어요
We went during lunch time but there wasn’t a lot of people.
But the voices seem to echo, which made the cafe seem louder that it was.

여기는 오는 사람마다 음료를 주문해야되요
Everyone who enters must order a drink to use the seats.
I guess they had a problem with this in the past


계단 옆이 화장실이에요
The bathroom is located inside the cafe, next to the stairs

앉을 수 있는 시간이 없어서 사진만 빨리 찍고 나왔어요
다음에 가면 더 많은 사진 올릴께요~
I didn’t have time to sit so I just quickly took a few pictures before leaving.
I’ll make sure to upload more about it the next time I visit!


Père et Fils

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도곡동에 있는 김영모 과자점 건너편에 있는 카페입니다!
This is a cafe that is located across from Kim Yungmo Bakery in Dogok

음료 TAKE OUT 500원 할인
김영모과자점 당일 구매 영수증 지침시 커피음료 20% 할인
₩500 off if you take your drink to go
If you purchase from Kim Yungmo Bakery the day of, show them the receipt to get 20% off your coffee

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밑 사지은 웹사이트에서 가지고 왔어요
메뉴가 업데이트 안 된거 같아요
The following pictures are from their website
The menu on the website is not updated
http://k-bread.com/pere-et-fils/

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브런치로 많이 가요~
Many visit the cafe for brunch~

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라떼!
Caffe Latte
₩5,500

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로얄비엔나
Royal Vienna
₩6,000

안 달아서 좋았어요
I liked how it wasn’t sweet

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Ham&Cheese Egg Bennedict
햄&치즈 에그 베네딕트
₩15,000 / ₩13,000

저번에 연어 아보카도로 주문을 했었어요
근데 전 연어 보다 햄이 더 맛있는거 같아요
세트로 주문 (₩15,000) 커피와 나와요
그냥 주문시 (₩13,000)

Last time we were here, we ordered the Salmon&Avocado Bennedict
But I think the ham is a lot better than the salmon
If you order the set its ₩15,000 and it comes with coffee

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뇨끼 크림 파스타
Gnocchi Cream Pasta 
₩12,000

조랭이 파스타 같았어요
감자, 시금치로 만든 뇨끼면에 베이컨, 고구마를 넣은 크림파스타
까르보나라랑 비슷한 느낌~

Gnocchi made from potatoes and spinach
Cream sauce made from bacon and sweet potatoes
It’s similar to carbonara

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Croissant on Carbonara Pasta
까르보나라 & 크루아상
₩17,000

깊은 버터품미의 크루아상이 올라간 크림파스타
조금 느끼하지만 맛있어요
이탈리식 까르보나라는 아니에요

Basically it’s carbonara with croissant rather than bread
It’s really thick and creamy
It’s not the traditional carbonara you will see in Italy

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Bollente Pasta
볼렌떼
₩19,000

토마토 소스와 신선한 해산물을 뚝배기에 넣고 끊인 파스타
여기에서 제가 제일 좋아하는 메뉴 아이템이에요
토마토 소스가 국물 먹는거 같아서 좋아요
추운 겨울 날에 먹으면 딱이에요~

It’s tomato based sauce with seafood
It’s my favorite dish here
The tomato sauce tastes almost like tomato soup!
Perfect on a cold winter day!

 

 


Creperie Le Terrace

 

IMG_3579카페! ☕
밖은 그렇게 보여도 안에는 이뻐요~
사진은 들어가면서 보이는 것들! 나오면서 보이는 것들!로 정리했어요
CAFE!
Don’t mind the outside. The inside is so pretty
The pictures are ordered so you can see what the cafe looks like walking in and out

IMG_3553입구에서 찍은 사진이에요!
처음 카페를 들어간 순간 뭔가 많이 복잡하고 정신 없어 보였어요
This is the view coming in from the front door.
Initially, I was overwhelmed by the different styles.
It almost looked stuffy and chaotic at first glance.

IMG_3554하지만 들어 갈 수록 테마가 있는게 보였어요~
I was able to see that the cafe had different sections for different preferences

IMG_3568카페 가운데 큰 테이블이 있어요
그룹으로 오시는 분들 한테 딱!
There is a huge table in the middle of the cafe.
It’s perfect for those who come in groups and want to sit together

IMG_3569좀 조용한 곳을 선호 하시면 문이 있는 섹션도 있어요
For those who want a bit of privacy, there are sections with doors

IMG_3570아늑해요~
카페가 아닌 방에 앉아 있는 기분이였어요
It was very cozy.
It felt like it was someone’s room rather than a cafe

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메뉴도 다양했어요~
음식도 있었어요
주문은 뒤 쪽으로 가셔서 하셔야되요 (계산은 선불)
They had so many items on the menu
You have to go to the back to order (pay upfront)

IMG_3573전 밀크 티 주무했어요
하지만 맛은…
I ordered a simple milk tea
But the taste…

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좀 넓은 케이블로 갔어요
여기도 문이 있었어요
We moved to a bigger table
This section also had a door

여기에서 잠깐!

일을 잠깐 할까 해서 컴퓨터를 들고 왔었어요
한 30분이 지났는데

주인 아주머니께서  알바생을 시켜서 여기는 공부 할 수 있는 카페가 아니라고… 일 하면 안 된다고…일을 하면 다른 손님들도 그럴까봐 그냥 음료수만 마시고 가셔야된다는 말을 들었어요…
하지만 알바생 너무 불쌍했어요 ㅠ 우리 한테 얘기하면서 너무 미안해하는게 보였어요
이해해요!
우리는 그냥 “네 알겠습니다”하고 나왔어요

하지만

이 날 이 큰 카페 안에 저랑 동생만 있었어요
가게가 비어있었는데 나가야된다고 해서 기분이 좀 그랬어요 ☹
여기는 그냥 와서 잠깐 뭐 먹고 커피 마시고 가시는 분에게 추춘해요

아무튼 투어는 계속 해드릴께요

I brought my computer here in hopes of getting a few things done.
It was around 30 minutes later

The owner sent a part-timer to tell us that this is not a cafe where we can sit and work
They didn’t want the other guests to come and view the cafe as a place to site for long periods of time… and that we have to leave if we finished our drink
I felt so bad for the part-timer. She was really sweet and I can see it was hard for her to tell us this.
I understand her
We just said thanks and left

HOWEVER

It was only me and my sister is this big cafe.
We were a bit upset to here that we had to leave when the cafe was empty
I recommend this place to people who just wants to grab a quick bite and leave

Anyways, I’ll continue on with the tour.

IMG_3556주문하는 곳
Where you can order

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뒷쪽!
Towards the back of the cafe

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뒷쪽 화장실 가는 길
The way to the bathroom that is located towards the back

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화장실도 찍었어요!
화장실 중요해요! 😅
Yes. I took pictures of the bathroom
It’s important!

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다시 카페 앞 쪽으로
Back to towards the front of the cafe

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아까 문!
The front door from before!

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Looking towards the front of the cafe

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안녕 👋
기분이 안 좋아서 아쉽네요
다음에는 좋은 기억 남길 수 있기를!
Bye
It’s unfortunate that we had to leave unhappy
But maybe we can make better memories here next time?

 


MoMo Cafe (모모카페)

 

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오늘은 판교에 있는 모모카페!
판교 코트야드 메리어트에 있는 뷔페입니다~
자주 가는 곳이에요~
크리스마스는 너무 바쁠거 같아서 그 다음 날에 갔어요!
6시 예약이어서 시간 마춰 가니까 사람이 없었어요.
음식도 금방 나와서 보기도 좋고 맛도 좋았어요!
(◕^^◕)

Today is MoMo Cafe in Marriott! Got to love buffets.
This is a place that we visit often for breakfast and occasionally for dinner.
Since it would be packed on Christmas, we decided to go the day after!
The reservation was for 6PM, which is the time that I recommend!
They just opened so there were no guests and the food was fresh and untouched!
(◕^^◕)

IMG_1624뷔페는 작지도 않고 너무 크지도 않아요! 딱 적당한거 같아요.
저녁으로 시푸드과 고기가 나와요!
크리스마스 행사로 와인 한병이랑 스파크링 뭐터 하나 받았어요~
(대신 가격도 조금 올렸어요)

<평소 가격>
조식: 31,000원
시푸드 저녁: 75,000원

It’s a decent size buffet, not too small nor big.
The menu at night is seafood and meat.
I guess it can be considered as “surf and turf” night.
As a Christmas event, they were giving out a bottle of wine and sparkling water.
(Of course the price was that much higher as well)

<Typical Prices>
Breakfast: 31,000 Won (~$29.14)
Seafood Dinner: 75,000 Won (~$70.50)

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여기 사진으로 없지만 국수, 샐러드, 커피, 밥/반찬, 수프, 스테이션도 있어요~
Though you can’t tell from these pictures, they also have a station for noodles (make your own pho or Japanese ramen), salad, coffee, rice/side dishes, and soup.

IMG_1662세팅~
The setting!

IMG_0571전복을 버터 요리로 해달라고 부탁하니까 이렇게 줬어요~~
서비스도 좋고 모두 친철해요! ღ
I asked for the abalone to be cooked in butter and they did!
They have good service here and everyone is so nice! ღ

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후식은 slideshow가 아닌 사진 하나 하나를 감상 할 수 있게~
Dessert deserves individual pictures to be shown! 。◕‿ ◕。

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IMG_1642원래 밀크 초코렛 분수인데 오늘은 딸기 초토렛이였어요~
Usually they have a milk chocolate fountain but they had strawberry colored chocolate!

 


Urth Caffé

After several years learning how to roast and brew great coffee, they launched the nation’s first exclusively organic, heirloom coffee company. They named it “Urth Caffé” because Urth is an old Welsh root spelling of Earth and Caffé is Italian for coffee. They wanted a name that embodied the natural richness of the earth and delicious organic, heirloom coffee. They were also importing and hand blending fine organic teas, so “Exclusively Organic Coffees & Fine Teas” was added to Urth Caffé’s logo. Shallom and Jilla were indeed pioneers of the “organic food revolution.” –Urth Caffe

This Urth Caffé was situated in the Arts District of Downtown LA. As a farm to table cafe that is popular for brunch, the ingredients used were very fresh and the portions were generous. We very shocked at how bright and big the tomatoes were. We went around 10 AM and already there was a long line of people waiting to get in.

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Go around the corner and you will see the entrance.

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There is a wall full of different teas one can enjoy.

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The desserts looked so good.

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Urth Caffe is known for its coffee!

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Caprese Sandwich ($12.75)
Smoked Salmon Plate ($13.95)
Soup de Jour ($5.95)
Moroccan Tea Latte ($4.50) Medium
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The Smoked Salmon Plate comes with a bagel. It was soooooo good and most importantly, FRESH!

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The Moroccan Tea Latte paired nicely with the whole meal. It was light and refreshing so we saved it to drink at the end!

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Cafe Dulce

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리틀 도쿄에 있는 어느 카페
A cafe located in Little Tokyo

menu2.jpg여기 커피 맛있다고 들었어요
특이 베트남 커피
I heard that the coffee here is really good
ESPECIALLY the Vietnamese Coffee

donuts도너츠랑 커피 ❤
환상의 궁합이죠~
Coffee and donuts
Inseparable couple

신기한 도너츠가 많았어요
베이컨 도너츠?
There were a lot of interesting donuts
Bacon donuts?

drink더워서 시원한 베트남 커피
Nothing like a cool Vietnamese coffee on a hot weather

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제가 듣기로는
주인이 그림은 직접 그렸데요
그림 속에 주인도 있다고 들었어요
I heard that the owner drew the cartoon
and that one of the drawing is him!

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