Earlier this year, a friend and I went to the Espirit Dior exhibition at Dongdaemun Design Plaza. My knowledge of the brand comes in the form of a couple of purses and some makeup purchased at the LVMH sample sale a couple of years ago (not worth the wait IMHO) but attending the exhibition, reading about the… Continue reading Cafe Dior Seoul
For those of you who actually read this little space on the internet of mine, you’ve probably been wondering what happened. Let’s call it a combination of world weariness and writer’s block combined with a healthy dose of laziness… so I apologise. The thoughts in my head seem to just linger there instead of firing… Continue reading Lather. Rinse. Repeat.
I’ve just returned from a business trip to Singapore where my taste buds have been assaulted with a smorgasbord of fragrant spices and exotic flavours you don’t normally find outside of South East Asia. When in Rome, you do as the locals do and indulge in the black pepper crab, Hainanese chicken rice and Peranakan… Continue reading Farm to Table
Fall is the absolute best season to be in Korea. The muggy summers fade into cool breezes and clear skies and you are surrounded by a flurry of reds, yellows and browns. Unfortunately due to global warming, our summers and winters have gotten longer (and more brutal) and our spring and autumns are just a blip… Continue reading Falling for Fall
Fish and chips, to me, are the ultimate low brow, bad decision food. I have had plenty of greasy morsels under fluorescent lights, sporting a little black dress, squirming in my too high heels with my eyeliner creating smokey panda eyes after a late night out. Fish and chips are not fancy. The best of the… Continue reading EATaewon: Fancy Bites at Battered Sole
In Seoul, a lot of places will benchmark popular restaurants from overseas and a copycat will undoubtedly pop up. Most of the time they will fall ridiculously short and you’ll end up missing the original even more but sometimes, they will get it right and you’ll be questioning the tastes and flavours of the original spot.… Continue reading EATaewon: Original vs. Copycat
I knew Jisung and I were going to be good friends when she suggested we go to Gongduk for jokbal aka pork knuckles at a place with no running water, street food style. Unfortunately it was a little too far to go, so we shelved that idea for another day and decided to go for… Continue reading No Guts, No Glory