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Passion5 패션5
  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 3 stars
  • Good
$Moderate
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  • Passion5 패션5
  • Published on: February 1, 2010
  • Last modified: November 10, 2015
  • Ambience
    Editor: 85%
  • Food
    Editor: 80%
  • Service
    Editor: 20%
  • Value
    Editor: 20%

Review Summary:

Okay, now we're getting into serious territory with Korean bakery-cafes.  Passion5, on the Hannam side of Itaewon, is a massive gourmet bakery with a German touch on the first floor.  The second floor is a posh cafe that delivers extraordinary food.  It's pricey, but this time the quality matches the price.  The thing to get is the Chocolate Choux--a large cup of real hot chocolate that you drink in three stages.  Stage one: sip.  Stage two: toss in a chocolate bon bon.  Stage three: wash out the remnants with your choice of kirsch or rum served in large eyedroppers.  This cup o' choco costs W10,000 but is a full dessert.  Also try the Mediterranean inspired fare.  The Vegetable Terrine is delicate and petite but a power punch of flavor.

UPDATE: I'm going to retract my initial enthusiasm for Passion5. They're showing more of a tendency to be pretentious with bad service and poor communication with the kitchen. It's now more about ostentatious displays of wealth and not about the food.

Cuisine: Cafe
Reservations: None
Suggested Items: Chocolate Choux, Terrines

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Other Amenities: English menu

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Phone: 02.2071.9505

Location

Hangangjin Station, exit 3.  Walk a few meters, and it’s on your left.

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