Paris Baguette and the Soft Bigotry of Exoticism
Jul25

Paris Baguette and the Soft Bigotry of Exoticism

You may have heard the news. Korean bakery Paris Baguette has opened in Paris. This was quite the ballsy move. Immediately those who know Paris Baguette inside its home territory predicted its inevitable doom. Yet I’m going to go against the odds and predict that it may actually succeed. Even though it has greatly improved over the years, Paris Baguette has historically been one of the largest aggressors of food crimes in Korea....

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Final Wine Down Wednesday of the Season
Jul24

Final Wine Down Wednesday of the Season

Hey folks! This is our FINAL Wine Down Wednesday of the 2013-2014 season. But don’t worry! We will start our new season in September. Let’s enjoy the nice evening on a lush patio in Cheongdam at The Class. As the name suggests, it’s a classy place near swanky Rodeo Street in Apgujeong. They rarely take clients like us, so this is a special treat. LOCATION:¬†Gangnam-gu Chungdam-dong 82-4 Here’s what we’ll...

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The Secret to Great Kimbap
Jul14

The Secret to Great Kimbap

  Put tasty grilled sausage in there. EJ threw some li’l smokies in these. Ni-i-i-ice. GD Star...

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Review: Pizza Hut Kitchen
Jul11

Review: Pizza Hut Kitchen

Location: Jongno Cuisine: Pizza Price: $ Reservations: No Suggested Items: Lunch special Oh, the things I do for you. There’s been a lot of talk about pizza lately, so I’ve been looking for a lunch-affordable pizza place near my office. This new concept from Pizza Hut Korea, “Pizza Hut Kitchen,” tries to make the red roof a little more upscale. I don’t know what’s so upscale about ordering at a...

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Must Watch: “Choose Your World”
Jul02

Must Watch: “Choose Your World”

There are many reasons why I like this video. It’s entertaining. It’s for a good cause. But most of all, it’s local. Yes. Can you believe this was made right here in Seoul? If you look closely you’ll catch a glimpse of legendary expat Nevada Rhodes (the blonde guy on the scooter) and the ravishing Jyoung-ah Kim (pulling some cart in the background). That’s your first hint. This was also made by a small...

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Another Hilarious Bibimbap Ad
Jun27

Another Hilarious Bibimbap Ad

CORRECTIONS AND UPDATES: The Bibimbap Backpackers contacted us and informed us that they have been working separately from Seo Kyung Duk since 2012. Even though it wasn’t mentioned in the post, they also want to verify that they get no government support. They regret the ad they posted and will try harder to contemplate their promotions before posting. From the Bibimbap Backpackers, who are a subsidiary of Seo Kyung Duk’s...

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