Category: Italian food

[Sinsa Garosu-gil] Kitchen Lab 키친랩

[Travel in March/April 2017]

With Six+One or My cousins, I will always make the initiatives to plan for our Korea trip. That’s because, I visited really alot of times, and as someone so close to them, I will know where to bring them, and what type of holiday they probably looking for. As for my this #weseoulchio, they are really friends who can’t eat spicy foods, and most korean cuisine are spicy. There’s some i wanted to bring them to try but I guessed its too spicy for them (Sinsa Octopus / Potato Stew) so, I thought a pasta place will be good for them hence, we trying Kitchen Lab. (Oh, did I tell you before, in Korea, almost every other things taste good despite they might be non-korean dishes?)

So, let me share some of the dishes we ate during our last trip! :)

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#very simple looking menu~

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#aglio e olio looks really good, and its quite a big plate to share~!

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#hidden surprise, the pasta is inside this “bomb” Seafood pasta!

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#and creamy risotto (i think its like tomato + cream sauce mix?)

 

Direction to Kitchen Lab 키친랩

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#Sinsa Station Exit 8, walk straight :)

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#continue to walk straight :)

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#Turn left at the coming junction :)

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#walk straight and turn right in awhile :)

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#turn right here :)

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#turn left here – the holly coffee here has already start their operation :)

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#continue to walk straight :)

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#still continue to walk straight :)

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#continue to walk straight :)

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#continue to walk straight

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#continue to walk straight! :)

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#still walking straight :p

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#turn left here! :)

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#here to be exact :)

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#walk along and turn right here

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#Here you are! :) Kitchen Lab!

 

 

키친랩 (압구정/가로수길점)
Address in Korea: 서울 강남구 압구정로10길 30-1
Operation Hours: 11am – 10pm
Nearest Subway: Sinsa Exit 8
Damage: 48,600won for 4 pax

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Day Trip to Daejeon 2/3

Daejeon: ASOME LOUNGE Coffee & Brunch

[Travel in October/November 2016]

When Cin told me that she wanted to visit the famous bakery in Daejeon (next entry) and finalise the idea of throwing it into a Day Trip! I told her, I am very crazily-on with the idea and I will find a IG-worth cafe too. After using all my resources in researching the prettiest cafes in Daejeon… I shortlisted a few and decided to go for this – ASOME LOUNGE.

And the good new is, I have also document the direction for everyone of you reading now! I’m sure all this hassle are all worth-while! :)

(Remember this cafe is located in Daejeon, and it takes 1 hour via KTX from Seoul Station!)

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#this cafe is like marble with rose gold / gold element. Definitely what i was attracted to! 

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#even the tile flooring looks nice!

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#love the fur cushion on each chair because it makes it warm and really comfortable too!

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#aigoo, so pretty! gold hardware! gold element! so pretty!

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#marble top! so love, perfect for layflat!

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#photo of us! :)

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#and us haha! everywhere we want to take a photo of it!

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#green grapes soda! yums!

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#cin’s cafe latte looks even more awesome!!!!

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#yums!

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#mix and its gonna be awesome!

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#we ordered a fruit+prawn salad, this is totally my type! OMG!

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#look how generous they were with their food!

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#our pasta! yums, it looks as good as how it looks like!

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#pasta lover yums!

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#layflat!

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#view from inside!

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#perfect for afterwork girl’s date!

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#beautiful!

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#almost perfect!

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:)

 

>> Direction to ASOME LOUNGE.

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Exit 3 of Government Complex Daejeon and walk straight :)

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#continue to walk straight after the zebra-crossing

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#continue to walk straight, and I was definitely admiring the autumn colours!

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#continue the path (turn slightly right and walk along)

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#continue to walk straight and see the bus stop right in front of us :) *Say hello to Cin!*

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#This is the bus stop! (Dunsan Police Station bus stop)

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#we will be taking Bus 301 & Alight at Daedeok high School! (about 20mins bus ride!)

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#this is the bus stop!

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#cross this zebra crossing and turn right! :)

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#all the maples leave <3

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#continue to walk straight!

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#yeah

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#you reached, right at the end of the road! :)

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:)

어썸라운지 A SOME LOUNGE (Coffee & Brunch)
Address in Korean: 대전 유성구 대덕대로 604번길 25 (도룡동 383-25)
Address in English: 383-25 Doryong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea
Contact: 042-716-1211
Operating Hours: 10:30 ~ 22:00 (Close on Monday)
Nearest Subway: Government Complex Daejeon Station (Exit 3)
Total Cost: 50,500 won (drinks & food)

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New York B&C @ Sinchon

[Travel in March/April 2016]

Breakfast or Lunch is a difficult choice during holiday because most of the time, you only leave the house like 10am, and you might find yourself is there a need to buy a bread and milk while heading to your lunch place. I know, holidays are meant for no-diet-and-keep-eating, but you will not able to if you have something before that. So, main point! I love brunch alot, and this meal means, there’s no way you could say no to carbo! :D

Another new find in Sinchon that you shouldn’t miss! :)

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#this remind me alot of the australia cafes I visited. Wooden stuff! :)

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#ordered at the cashier, and find your seat :)

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#love the interior! :)

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#so many to choose, but we picked chicken mushroom cream pasta! :)

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#the flag for us, after ordering! :D

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#the yummy pasta is so nice, my cousin who tried it a day before us, thought that the sauce was not creamy in taste. but my friend and I find the sauce not too creamy/not too overwhelming, in short just nice. So, it really depends on individual :) but overall, all 3 of us like this place! :)

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#we ordered this for sharing, and we actually didn’t manage to finish the bread and wedges! :p

 

DIRECTION TO NEW YORK B & C

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#Sinchon Exit 3 :)

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#walk straight :)

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#continue to walk straight, you will see Paris Baguette on your right :)

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#turned right at Nature Republic :D

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#continue to walk straight, you will pass by the 24/7 awesome donut store :D

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#continue to walk straight! :D

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#continue to walk straight till you see Olive & Young on your right after this restuarant.
#cross the road on your left (you can actually see the zebra crossing in the photo!) :)

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#from olive and young, you can actually see this! :)

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#are you going to order the same as us? if not, let me know what you ate! :)

 

뉴욕비앤씨 New York B&C
Address: 신촌 · 서울특별시 서대문구 창천동 2-78
Contact: 070-7556-9863
Operating Hours: 11:30am – 1:00am, last order at 12:30pm. Monday & Sun closed at 10pm
WIFI available, password: shop1234
Subway: Sinchon Station

곰포차, the best pasta

[!!!] Visited during March 2017, the shop now expanded a little! So thankful there’s more seats, and definitely more people too. Remember don’t visit on Sunday as its their closing day too.

[Travel in March 2016]

I am so excited to share this pasta place with all of you, because its one of the best pasta I ever ate in Seoul. Its a small eatery place filled with many locals. Probably not a very well-known place to other yet. But, how can this awesome pasta place not to be share, since its such a worth visit :D So, we went twice and ate two different pasta! :) Now, let the photo speaks everything for you :)

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#we were waiting silly outside here for a good 5minutes, then the owner realise us from the kitchen and told us to go in… but isn’t it packed we thought :p Afterall, they have a basement, with probably another 6 seats hehe. Its a very small eatery, but definitely not to miss it! :)

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They have alot of type of dishes, but pasta are the main specialty include the raw beef too! :D

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#this green chilis was so nice to eat together with the yummy pasta! :D

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#my favourite snack! :D

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#Look, how tasty, how delicious this Aglio Olio is. Its nearly impossible to stop at 1 mouth, you just keep eating and praise how nice it is :P

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#I love how soupy it was, because it just make it even more tastier! :)

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#we went another day to try their seafood pasta! :) The owner recognised us even though its like 6 days away from our first visit! :D

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#Don’t you want to try this!? :)

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#our friends tried the raw beef and full of praise! You must eat it when you visit here hehe. I love the sides, its pear yums!

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#Carbonara that is so awesome that we had it a few rounds this time. If you have 2 pax, there’s 2 eggs! If you have 5, there’s 5 eggs. There’s no way you need to fight for it haha! yums! I want to be back for best pasta!

I guessed, I visited this place 6th time in 2 years, and they probably remembered me a little :p I got my free desserts and free drinks for supporting them too! haha :) Nice owners with really nice foods!

 

DIRECTION TO 곰포차 :) 

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#Nambu Bus Terminal Exit 5, walk straight :)

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#Cross the traffic light and walk straight :D

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#continue to walk straight… (you will pass by a 7-11 on the left)

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#Turn left at this junction where you see BABA CHICKEN on your left :)

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#Turn right at this junction :) //sorry a little dark, its almost 1am when I took this photos :p

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#Almost!! :D

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#You reached! :D Now, time to order the food! :D

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곰포차
Address in Korean: 서울특별시 서초구 서초동 1459-9
Opening Hours: 17:00 ~ 04:00
Contact: 02-521-8358
Serving: Good for 2-3
Food Rating: 5/5

Italian Restaurant in Itaewon: My Chelsea

[Travelled in December 2015]

My Chelsea, located at Itaewon, is definitely where I will go again whenever I need my pasta crave :)

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Spoilt with choices when everything looks just simply delicious! :p

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This is very nice!

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Risotto! :D The taste is just nice, not too cheesey, and we just can’t stop eating :p

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My Chelsea Pasta! Yums!!! This carbonara is very different from the rest I ate because the taste are not overpowering and they are really generous with the seafood that comes along! :)

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Tony Hong, a very famous comedian-model in Korea. He had showcase his talent in other area such Dancing 9, Masked Singer and Master Chef Korea. On top of that, he also owned many restaurants in Itaewon. I took this chance to visit one of them this trip! :)

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DIRECTION:

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Itaewon Station, Exit 1, walk straight (with KFC on your right, the traffic is on your left)

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Turned right after KFC :)

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Walk Straight and turned left here :)

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Continue to walk straight! :)

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On the left you will see My Thai China, other restaurants by Tony Hong!

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My Chelsea is just opposite My Thai China :)

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이태원 마이첼시 홍석천 레스토랑
Celebrity Tony Hong’s Restaurant

Address in English: 116-7 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Address in Korea: 대한민국 서울특별시 용산구 이태원1동 116-7
Operating Hours: 12:00 – 02:00
Contact: 02-749-1373
Subway Station: Itaewon, Exit 1