Tagged: Korean Food

安东찜닭 Andong Zzimdak: Tastes Just Like Mom’s

I have never heard of Andong jjimdak until my sister-in-law suggested having it for a family dinner one weekend. Andong jjimdak literally means “steamed chicken of Andong”. Origininating from Andong (a city in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, South Korea) the dish consists of steamed chicken marinated in a ganjang (Korean soy sauce) based sauce. Many types of vegetables and sweet...

Kim Dae Mun: Pocket Friendly Korean Food

We first visited Kim Dae Mun Korean Food (KDM) when it was still located in the food court at the basement of the Le Meridien Hotel. The food court might be dingy but many people frequent the place mainly with KDM in mind. Often, there would be a crowd in front of the...

Caffebene: Oh My, Bingsu

Caffebene is the largest coffee house chain in Korea, yet we didn’t see any of its stores around during our trip to Seoul a few years’ back. Or maybe we did come across it, but it didn’t register on our mind. (We tend to be pretty “lost” whenever we travel for the first time to...