청춘연가 🍲

This is a restaurant that specializes in pork and budae jigae aka army soup (부대찌개). It’s located in Migeum (미금) in Bundang (분당). The price was pretty good and the best part is rice and ramen are free refill!

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

8,000 won per person
청춘부대찌개 which translate Youth Army Soup, which is meant to mean that it is a nostalgic taste from our youth.

You can add different sides for extra cost but rice and ramen is free refill!


Very simple side dishes since the soup already has different ingredients.


It wasn’t too salty and wasn’t too spicy. Just right.


엉터리생고기 🥓

All you can eat pork and doenjangjigae (된장찌개) for 11,000 won per person! The quality of meat is not too bad. This restaurant is part of a chain! There are multiple ones throughout Bundang and Seoul. Unfortunately, the one we went to, I think, is gone.


All you can eat 3cm thick pork cuts, bean sprout and kimchi, and soup!


Basically saying not to put the heat to the highest since the pork can burn.


Main menu is the all you can eat pork and soup for 11,000 won. You can order rice for an extra 1,000 won. If everyone in the table orders rice, then it’s free refill as well!

The side menu says theres also raw meat (육회), cold buckwheat noodles (냉면), steamed eggs (계란찜). They also have soju and beer for 4,000 won. If you want a translation of the menu, message us!

It also says that if 4 people come in as one table, they will give you free 1.25L Coke.


Translation (Summary):

How to Enjoy to the 100%

– Basically says that the first serving is given but the customers have to get the refills for themselves.

– When paying, you have to remember the table number.

– Do not raise the heat level to 3, the highest, because the pork will burn and set off the alarms.

– Only pork should be on the grill. For kimchi and bean sprouts, use container provided to cook.

– To prevent wasted food, only take little by little.

– Drinks and side menu should be ordered through the staff but water and such is prepared for self service.


The basic setup that is provided when you enter the restaurant. Refills are self service.


The different pork meats!


Beansprouts and kimchi is to be cooked in this container and not directly on the grill.


Doenjang Jigae that is to be cooked over the grill.


I didn’t get to take pictures of the self-service bar but it’s well organized so you can take what you need.

Agalico Itaewon 아가리코 이태원 🍷

It’s a nice wine bar or tapas place that I went with a friend. This one is the second store! We had vin chaud and some dishes on a cold day. The food is actually pretty good! It was quite empty when we went. Look for the short video at the bottom!


Rating: 5 out of 5.

Vin Chaud (5,500 won/glass)


Rating: 5 out of 5.

UFO Taco Garlic Octopus (8,000 won)

This was so, so good. The octopus was not dry at all! It was very juicy and there was a lot of garlic and parmesan cheese on top. Plus, the plating is so cute. I thought they were escargots in the beginning.


Rating: 3 out of 5.

Assorted Tapas (14,800 won)

I honestly felt like the price was too high for what was given.


Rating: 5 out of 5.

Bolognese (11,000 won)

It was very good! Highly recommend. The egg on top was just perfect and went well with the whole dish. You can see us picking at it the most in the video below.

The following is the address of the 1st store. I couldn’t find the location on Google map for the 2nd store but this is the address:

서울특별시 용산구 이태원로23길 16



Slurp 🍜

The best time to visit Slurp is on a cold, rainy day. It is a small restaurant with a few tables. There was a line when we went. Probably because it was chilly outside and everyone wanted something warm!

After you’re done eating, you take your tray to the drop-off before leaving.

The bun was very moist and the pork was so juicy!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Pork Bun ($3.50)
Steamed bao bun stuffed with Chashu pork belly, Cucumber, Spicy Sweet Sauce and Japanese mayo

The chicken pieces were huge compared to the amount of rice. It was a bit salty for my taste

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Kara-Age Chicken Bowl ($9.98)
Japanese Fried Chicken • topped with Hawaiian BBQ sauce, Sriracha and Japanese mayo • Scallions 

It was good! A tad bit salty but it did the trick in warming us up. You can add more toppings if you like!

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Slurp Classic Tonkatsu ($11.45)
Full Bodied Tonkotsu Pork Soup • Ramen Noodles • Slow-Cooked Chashu Pork-Belly • Slurp Egg* • Scallions • Red Ginger

We visited Slurp a few years back. The prices above reflect the current prices listed on their website.



Rosehill 로즈힐


현대백화점 무역센터점 10층 식당가에 있어요.
우리는 한우 샤브샤브 (1인분 ₩34,000) 먹었어요.
2시즘에 갔는데 이미 점심 먹으러 온 사람들은 다 빠져나가서 조용했어요.

Rosehill is located on the 10th floor of Hyundai Department Store (COEX)
We had the Korean Beef Shabu, which runs around $34 per person.
We went around 2PM, which was great because everyone who came for lunch already left. The restaurant was pretty quiet.

영업 : 매일 10:00 ~ 20:00
Hours: Everyday 10:00~20:00

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 싱싱한 채소!
Fresh veggies


색갈 너무….
The color of the beef is so…my mouth is watering


고기 다 먹은 후 칼국수로 주문했어요~
After finishing the beef, we got the noodles.


각각 원하는 만큼
You can put how much seasoning you want

전에 몇번 와 봤던 곳이에요. 심플해서 좋은거 같아요~
Overall, it’s a nice place with quality ingredients. We came many times before and the taste is always the same. It’s light for a satisfying lunch.



평양! 북한식 냉면 먹었어요!
We got North Korean style Cold Noodles



갈끔하고 조용했어요
It’s very clean inside. When we went, the restaurant was empty.


음식점 곳곳에 메밀의 효과와 음식점의 역사를 볼 수 있어요

There were signs all around the store describing the benefits of buckwheat (which is what the noodles are made of), as well as, the history of the restaurant.



음식점의 역사!
The history of the store




드디어! 냉면이 나왔습니다
This is the cold noodles!


맛은 우리가 흔히 먹는 냉면 보다 좀 싱겁다??라고 느꼈어요
근데 중독성있어요! 생각나는 그 맛!
It felt a bit plain compared to the cold noodles we were used to.
But it’s so addictive! You will definitely think about it after leaving


반찬은 김치랑 무!
The only side dishes are kimchi and pickled radish


대리주차있어요~ 천원 내면되요
They have valet parking. Just make sure to have 1,000won

조개창고 (무한리필) All You Can Eat

All you can eat

잠실새내역 4번 출구
한 10분 걸어야되요~
조개창고 신천점이에요
The building is located in Jamsilsaenae Station, Exit 4
You have to walk around 10 minutes

3층으로 올라가시면 되요
It’s located on the 3rd floor of this building

1인 27,500원이에요
음료랑 주류만 나가실 때 따로 내요~
It’s 27,500won per person
You pay for your drinks as you leave
Everything else is included in the price

#7 직접 정리하시면 빙수 나와요!
If you clean up they give you free shaved ice

다 셀프서비스이에요~
그래서 좋은 가격으로 드실 수 있는거 같아요~
Self service~
This is probably why the price is so affordable

다양한 술도 있어요
They have many different types of drinks

다양한 조개가 있어서 처음에는 뭘 먹어야 될지 몰랐어요~
There is a tank full of different clams
We didn’t know which one to eat

조개구이는 맥주가 딱이죠~
You need to have beer with this

They’re so fresh

조개 외에 고기, 꼬치, 라면 있습니다
Other than clams, they have pork, skewers, and ramyeon!

Père et Fils

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

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


브런치로 많이 가요~
Many visit the cafe for brunch~

Caffe Latte

Royal Vienna

안 달아서 좋았어요
I liked how it wasn’t sweet

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

뇨끼 크림 파스타
Gnocchi Cream Pasta 

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

Croissant on Carbonara Pasta
까르보나라 & 크루아상

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

Bollente Pasta

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!



연탄삼겹고추장구이 (Pork Belly on Briquette)

너무 맛있어요!
Who doesn’t love bacon
This is basically bacon with red pepper paste seasoning

가격은 조금 비싼거 같아요
1인분이 3개 나와요
I thought that the prices were a bit on the expensive side
One serving contains 3 pieces of meat

밖에서 먹는 느낌이였어요
It felt like we were eating outside

This is the briquette used

주문을 하면  앞 쪽에서 불로 한번 구워줘요
불 맛이나요!
When you order, they actually cook it over fire first
This way the meat has the fire taste

테이블에서 조금만 더 익으면 먹어도 되요~
Just cook it a little more at the table and you can eat it!

원래 여기 김치국이 맛있다고 들었어요
우리가 4시즘에 가서 아직 김치국은 준비가 안 되어있어서 못 먹어 봤어요 ㅠ
I heard that the Kimchi Soup here is really good
But because we arrived at 4PM it was still cooking in the back


Saigon Noodle House

IMG_3716어렸을 때 가던 곳이에요
I call this place

IMG_3717제 베트남 친구들이 자주 가는 곳이에요
음식 맛있어요!
한국 쌀국수와 달라요
육수도 깔끔하고 깊은 맛이에요 ❤。◕‿ ◕。
This is a place where my Vietnamese friends go to
The food is really good
It is unlike Korean pho

IMG_3722쌈은 처음 먹어 봐요!
새우 스프링 롤
Even after visiting so many times, this was the first time we tried their spring rolls
This is shrimp spring rolls

고수는 필수이죠! ☘️
You have to add cilantro

IMG_3725스테이크 볶음밥
Diced Beef Steak Friend Rice!

세명이 먹었는데 충분했어요!
This was enough for three people
$15.70 + Tip


여수의 남해생선구이


여기는 바로 아름다운 여수에 있는 남해 생선구이 입니다!

This is called Southern Sea Baked Fish (translated) located in the beautiful city of Yeosu



가격도 저렴해요~
우리는 갈치조림 2인분이랑 고등어 구이 1인분 시켰어요 。 ◕‿◕。
I love the prices here~
We order two servings of boiled hairtail and one serving of grilled mackerel
(You have to order at least two serving of hairtail)


갈치 말려서 양념한거에요~
This is dried hairtail with seasoning. It’s sweet and perfect with rice.

IMG_0933간.장.게.장은 사랑입니다 ❤
반찬으로 나오는데 하나도 안 짜고 너무 맛있었어요
This is crab that is fermented with soy sauce. It is so good! Not to sweet nor salty.

된장국이 나와요 {。^◕‿◕^。}
You get soy bean soup too!

고등어 구이
Grilled Mackerel

무가 너무 맛있어요! 원래 여수 쪽 무가 맛있다고 들었어요
맵지 않고 짜지 않고 양념이 잘 되어있었어요
제일 중요한건! 비린내가 하나도 안났어요

Boiled Hairtail
The radish was so good!
I heard that the radish that grows in Yeosu is one of the best in Korea
It wasn’t too spicy nor salty. The seasoning was just right
Most importantly, the fish didn’t smell
(you know that fishy smell you get when the fish is defrosted improperly)



여수 소호회관 (굴)

이번에는 맛있는 !
need I say more?

IMG_0807굴구이 모듬세트로 주문했어요
혹시나 탈날까봐 생굴은 굴전으로 바꿔 달라고 했어요
We ordered the set that comes with steamed oysters, oyster pancakes, and raw oysters.
But we asked for the raw oysters to be substituted with the pancakes JUST IN CASE since its not the season for oysters yet


IMG_0791자! 필요한 도구 집합
먼저 비닞 장갑 그리고 면장갑을 그 위에
칼 같이 보이는 도구는 굴을 깔때 사용해요~

The necessary tools!
First you put on the plastic glove and then the other gloves on top.
The knife is for shucking the oysters

img_0787.jpg굴 익어가는 중 ❤♫ ♬
Oysters are being steamed

IMG_0794술은 필수!
Alcohol is a must have

IMG_0800입이 쩍! 침이 줄줄…(◕^^◕)
굴구이(사실 찜 같아요)은 처음 먹어봐요
전 생굴이 제일 맛있다고 생각했어요
원지 익히면 맛이 없고 뻑뻑해질거 같았는데
굴이 탱글탱글해요
초고추장에 콕! 찍어 먹으면 너.무.맛.있.어.요.
아직도 그 맛을…

I thought oysters are best served raw but I was so wrong.
These steamed oysters were juicy and soft. It literally melted in my mouth.
I still can’t get over the taste. It was so, so good.

IMG_0816후시으로 죽 멋었어요!
굴만 먹으면 배고프지 않을까 생각했는데 굴이 엄청 커서 배가 금방 불렀어요
너무 배불러서 죽을 다 못 멋었어요 ㅠ

Nothing like porridge to finish everything off.
At first I was doubtful that oysters could be enough to make me full.
But I was wrong. Again.
The oysters were so big and juicy that we all got full off of it.
We couldn’t finish the poor porridge.

MoMo Cafe (모모카페)



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.

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

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



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


채선당 PLUS (Chaesundang PLUS)


채선당PLUS는샤브샤브와 불고기 등의 메인 메뉴와 풀사이즈 샐러드바를 무제한 이용할 수 있는 웰빙 샤브샤브 & 샐러드바 전문점입니다.

명품 샤브샤브를 포함한 2~3가지 메인 메뉴와 월남쌈, 20가지가 넘는 풀사이즈 샐러드바를 제공하여 고객에게 한 차원 높은 만족감을 제공합니다. 특히 치킨, 탕수육, 잡채, 떡볶이, 피자, 스파게티 등 뜨거운 음식들을 오픈 키친에서 즉석으로 조리해 제공하고, 베이커리와 과일 등으로 구성된 수준 높은 에피타이저&디저트는 채선당 PLUS의 강력한 경쟁력입니다.

Chaesundan Plus is a shabushabu and salad bar buffet. There are 2~3 main dishes other than shabushabu and over 20 different dishes in the salad bar. There are hot foods such as pizza and pasta, fruits, a bakery, and a dessert section.


메뉴에서 세트를 주문해요! 우리는 한우샤브로 주문했어요. 주문 하시고 육수 고르신 다음에 샐러드바 쪽으로 가시면 되요~
You first order a set from the menu. We ordered the 한우샤브 which is Korean Beef Shabu. After ordering your set, you can help yourself to the salad bar.

IMG_0062샐러드바는 이렇게 생겼습니다
Overview of the salad bar. The dishes in front are side dishes you can enjoy with your meal.

IMG_0064다양한 반찬!
This is the cold dishes at the salad bar

IMG_0073샤브샤브에는 야체가 필수!
월남쌈도 만들어 드실수있게 되어있습니다.
Fresh vegetables for your hot pot.
You can also make your own Vietnamese wrap (월남쌈).

IMG_0076이 쪽은 음료! 커피, 차, 탄산이 있습니다. 왠쪽에는 후식으로 아이스크림이있어요~
Coffee, beverage, and ice cream area

IMG_0078과일과 모찌!
Fruits and mochi

IMG_0068왼쪽에는 볶음밥이나 피자가 있어요. 오른쪽에는 직접 비빔밥 만들 수 있어요~
The hot dishes are on the left and on the right is a section to make your own bibimbap.

IMG_0069음식 ❤
Close up of the hot food.

IMG_0066비빔밥 옆도 음식!
More cold dishes from the salad bar. These are more like side dishes.

IMG_0056냄비는 하나로~ 육수는 매운 맛도 있었어요~
You get one pot and can choose between spicy or regular broth.