Gyumon Yakiniku Restaurant

Gyumon - Jo Karubi

Our 12 hour celebration of my friend Deb's birthday continued with dinner at Gyumon Restaurant. It's not a new restaurant. It doesn't have ambiance and the location is not ideal since it's right next to a gentleman's club. What it does have is pretty good food. ... [Read More]

Yoogane at Il Terrazzo

Yoogane chicken galbi fried rice with mozzarella cheese

I seldom venture to Quezon City to eat but my friends and I just came from the wake of my dear, dear friend and by tradition or superstition (which I don't believe) we had to pass by somewhere before heading home. We decided to go to Il Terrazo along Tomas Morato for more options.  ... [Read More]

Melbourne: Han Guuk Guan

Han Guuk Guan - sweet & spicy chicken

 I wasn't surprised that my friend Deb was able to find an authentic Korean restaurant in Melbourne's CBD tucked away in an alley behind Victoria street. She knows all the hidden gems in Melbourne thanks to her sources who know good food. ... [Read More]

Panfried Tofu With Spicy Sauce

pan fried tofu with spicy sauce

Here's a simple Korean recipe for tofu. Whenever I need a recipe for Korean food the first place I look is Maangchi's site. A friend told me about Maangchi. She's very, very popular on Youtube and she even has her own podcast on iTunes and I've subscribed to it and have downloaded several videos. ... [Read More]

8 Reasons Why I Like Bulgogi Brothers

dubu steak

Korean food is one of my favorite cuisines. The food is generally very, very flavorful. Their food can be sweet and salty or spicy to burning hot. There's something for everyone. Imagine my delight to finally get to eat at Bulgogi Brothers in Alabang Town Center right after attending the blessing ... [Read More]

Lunch at BonChon Philippines

Bonchon chicken

The first time I tried BonChon was in 2008 when I was in Virginia. I didn't even have a blog then. I loved it so much that I had to eat BonChon every time I went to the USA. I hoped someone would bring it to Manila and in November 2011 my wish came true and the first branch in Ayala Triangle Gardens ... [Read More]

Dinner at Vit Goel ToFu (Lighthouse Tofu)

Soondubu - tofu soup

I thought I was too full from afternoon tea to eat dinner until they told me we were having Korean food. My appetite suddenly roared to life. Located at a quiet strip mall in Annandale, Va, Vit Goel Tofu was a very unassuming Korean restaurant. The one page menu was brief and contained ... [Read More]

Han Bat Restaurant

la galbi

We had an early dinner at 5:30 at Eataly. That plus a couple of hours of shopping and our stomachs were grumbling already. So with the help of Yelp we found Han Bat Restaurant. There were several Korean restaurants near our hotel since Koreatown was atΒ 32nd Street between Fifth Avenue and ... [Read More]

Lunch at Wood Nymph Korean Restaurant


While doing research on where to eat in Baguio I saw Lori's glowing review on Wood Nymph Korean restaurant. So after our visit to BenCab Museum we headed there at around 2:00 pm. Korean bean paste and sesame oil w/ pepper dipping saucesIt looked fatty but it was actually leaner than the beef after ... [Read More]

Bingsoo at Le Matin De Paris


After dinner at Honey Pig, Sharon said we were going to have bingsoo for dessert? Bing what? I couldn't wait to find out what she was talking about. When we got there I was surprised to see the name, Le Matin De Paris. It was a French bakery owned by Koreans. It looked like your regular coffee shop ... [Read More]