We had a subway transfer at the Hongdae station so we went above ground and finally tested out the deep-fried squid that’s popping up everywhere on Instagram. There are a few shops and stalls selling this on the streets of Hongdae now, but this little take out window “Ozzang” claims to be the original and best… Is… Continue reading Battered Deep Fried Squid
Everyone wants a piece of the pie or in this case, 파전 pa-jeon – Korean pizza and at 2,000 won ($2.50) a piece, you’d be hard pressed to find a tastier street food this filling. A basic pa-jeon, 파 ‘pa’ meaning spring onion and 전 ‘jeon’ meaning pancake is made from Korean spring onions, batter and… Continue reading Street Delights
Another vibrant part of Seoul, Hong-dae is a fun area filled with indie street performers, brightly lit shops and numerous bars, restaurants, clubs and cafes. Hong-dae comes from the shortened form of Hongik university and caters to the students and youth. It’s crazy busy with a pulse, has an artsy vibe and makes for a good night out.
A few weeks back we caught the subway to Nam-dae-mun markets. Every so often we like to go from place to place and sample all the different foods from the street stalls/ little shops. We got off at Hoehyeon Station, between exits 5 & 6 and found our first pit stop. It was a little Kebab kitchen… Continue reading Saturday Night Food Crawl