Category: Korean BBQ

[Seoul] 팔팔민물장어

[Travel in March/April 2017]

I love Eel or some called it Unagi. I love fishes and almost all kinds except those fried type. So, when I first visited 황가네 꼼장군 I was excited to try this baby eel that I never ate it before. I thought its really tasty and I never ate something that taste like this at all. I guessed, I am really challenging when I travelling, I basically give a try to almost everything except anything-seaweed-or-vinegar haha! So, after the visit at  황가네 꼼장군, I searched around and found this 신촌 풍천장어. So the recent trip, I wanted to bring the girls to eat Eel yet its somewhere new. Really New & Luxury hahahahhahhaha!

Please forgive me of the not-so-sharp-photos for the direction guide as the rain was pretty heavy and I doesn’t have an umbrella.

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#we took a normal seating because we so wet, doesn’t want to sit on the floor with our smelly socks too! HAHA

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Eel’s bone, its like crackers, and its quite addictive! :p

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The menu, we accidentally ordered the luxury eel at 85,000won each (85USD) lol

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Their side dishes really yummy, and we were given 2 set each. We only have 4 pax and haha we refilled a few times because its too good! :)

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quail eggs, who can resist!

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potato salad, one of my favourite!

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# anchovies

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#its a type of squid/octopus etc, not sure haha

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#some greens finally!

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and our luxury eel arrived. It’s occupied more than half of our table height!

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really luxury, look at the fat meat!

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Oh my! i love unagi!

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It’s really expensive as it cost 170,000won for this meal, but I think we all ended up have happy tummy! :)


Direction to 팔팔민물장어

I’m sorry that the photo turned out quite badly due to the heavy rains, and the lens was blurred, I didn’t realise it until I was back home.
But, its not too difficult to figure out the way, and its quite easy after exit too :)

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Exit 1 at Sinnohyeon Station & Walk straight

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#continue to walk straight, Burger King on your right

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Continue to walk straight, IBK bank on your right

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#Continue to walk straight!

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Did i told you all, I didnt have umbrella, so its really very wet! Husky on the right :)

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#continue to walk straight

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#continue to walk straight, dunkin donuts on your right

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#you are almost, go all the way to the end! :)

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#you will see the shop name at the building on ur right. Walk in! :)

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#the lens must be really wet!

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Anyway, when I was checking the exact english name of this restaurant (which eventually I can’t find lol), I then realise, this is the one that Jung-Suk (Ha Seok-Jin in Drinking solo) went. I love that drama, its so simply and actually telling quite alot of facts about working life too. 


Address in English: 745 Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Address in Korean: 서초구 반포동 745
Contact: 02-549-1112~3
Opening Hours: 10AM – 11PM (~10PM on Sat/Sun)
Nearest Subway: Sinnonhyeon Station Exit 1

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[Hongdae] Made by [O:Z] 메이드바이오즈

[Travel in March/April 2017]

I remembered I don’t really visit Hongdae that much and this year, I went there about 4-5 times? So, I need to research on places to eat around this area since we will be spending the evening here. And, I found this really interesting dinner place where you can cook your food with cheese and be creative with it. (I wanted, but i didn’t) But, heading somewhere new was something I always like to do in Korea, and now with my best cousin, she will delighted to try new food too! :D

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The restaurant is really very small, we waited a while, maybe 15mins?

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You can pick different meat style and spicy level :) And You can order add-ons too! :)

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When it came! Yums!!! I love beansprout!!! :)

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haha i forget to take the photo of the cheese, but yeah, it’s quite a bit of portion of different cheese for us to cook with the meat/vege and make cute food! :)
And this was the best I did hahaha >

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Direction to Made by [O:Z] 메이드바이오즈


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Exit 9 at Hongik Uni Station (Hongdae station) – Just walk straight after you exit! :D

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This is what you supposed to see, and continue to walk straight (sorry for the terrible photo guide, night time is arghh!)

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Turn left here :)

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Walk straight here :)

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you will pass by ecube, and 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 till you reach the junction & turn right! :)

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Cross the road and turn left :)

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This way please, and turn right here :)

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Here for the right turn! :)

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Turn right again at this path! :) -(this Isaac Toast is one of the famous one that many drama setting is!)

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#continue to walk straight! :)

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#and straight! :)

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#and you reached, up up level 2! :D

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Get ready, you are eating this now! :) *we opt the chicken version, there’s seafood too!



Made by [O:Z] 메이드바이오즈
Address in Korean:서울특별시 마포구 서교동 358-36 2층
Address in English: Address: 358-36 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact:+82 2-3144-3922
Operating Hours:11am – 10:30pm
Nearest Subway:Hongdae Station Exit 9
Wifi: madebyOZ
Toilet PW: 4889


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Oido Island Seafood

Remember my previous post on Day trip to Daejeon?

Actually, we didn’t end our day just like this. We were pretty adventurous and wanted our trip to be a bit different lol. I mean, honestly, that’s a little crazy and I thought both of us were perfectly fine with such plan (like travel long hours in trains or buses). Previously we thought we might have more time, and manage to catch the orange sky (sunset lol), but the daylight was shorter since its almost winter. But, we decided to proceed and go ahead with the plan… So glad we did! :)

P.S. It takes about 1hr 20mins from Seoul Station to Oido Station :) 

I actually know of Oido when I was watching Beast Show Time (if you know, they have left Cube, and setup Around Us will be debuting as “Highlight” this year onwards. I’m support all the way!). It’s a little far, but you get to Oido just in 1hr 20mins via train :) 

We took a cab from the station to the Red Lighthouse :)

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#we randomly went to a restaurant that sell shelf-seafood :)

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#scallop me loves!

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#just when you tot thats the end?

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#corn corn corn my favourite too!

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Just when you thought, everything are almost done, there you goes…. noodle!

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Ended with a photo together! :)

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새마을식당 New Maul (Nonhyeon’s Outlet)

[!!!] This New Maul outlet had closed, you may want to visit the one at Sinchon
[Travel in August 2016]

My friend’s korean friend introduce 새마을식당 to us, when we told him that we are going to Gangnam after Manufact (a coffee place) for Ryan Cafe :) The restaurant located in Nonhyeon (subway station is sinnonhyeon) is their main restaurant before they started to have chain restaurants around the city! :)

As someone who do not really like BBQ food/ Pork/ Meat and everything in between, I have to say, this restaurant really serve very very decent and really good BBQ Pork. It’s so nice that, I must bring my cousin here again next year! :)

According to the friend, they have this 7 minutes kimchi-chige that is so good that you must remember to order! So, we were looking forward especially to this even though its pretty much a hot evening :p

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You probably very familiar with him – Mr Paik! He has many franchises such as Mr Paik’s Coffee / Paik Bibimbap etcetc :)

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The Menu :D

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We ordered their main dish + pork skin (oh thats collagen!)

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its really thin, and really really good!

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#i know this look abit bloody and stuff, but its Pork Skin, so nice so yummy! :)

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#cooking cooking :)

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#almost cooked and almost in my stomach ;P

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# teeheehehee, the must-eat :D

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#the pork is so fattening but so nice!

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#yummy  food that i know, you want to know where and how to go :)

Direction to New Maul Restaurant (새마을식당 논현본점)

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After exiting Sinnonhyeon Station Exit 3, make a u-turn to see this walking path! :)
강남아이원안과 building on your right (like the photo above :D)

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#continue to walk straight :)

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#continue to walk straight (kiwiyo on the right :)

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#you will pass Tworld :)

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#and ABC Mart and turn right at the next junction :)

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#turn right at this junction and walk straight :)

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#continue to walk straight! :)

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and…… :)

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#you reached! :DDDD

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#so what are you going to order? hehehehe! :D

새마을식당 논현본점 New Maul (Nonhyeon’s) 

Address in Korean: 강남구 강남대로122길 5 (논현본점)
Address in English: 5 Gangnam-daero 122-gil, Nonhyeon 1(il)-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact: +82 2-544-3284
Subway: Sinnonhyeon Station Exit 3

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쭈꾸미 블루스 Baby Octopus with Pork Belly

[Travel in December 2015]

I have tried this stir-fried baby octopus dish at Inchang Octopus and one of the restaurants at Jegi-dong (octopus alley). I am so impressive with how chewy, how soft, how juicy it were. It was then, I really think the journey to jegi-dong or guri is too far and I need to find a place that is within Seoul, and best to be within mapo-gu area. So, here’s one I found in Sinchon! Hurrrray! :)

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A heart for you :)


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Sinchon Station Exit 5

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Walk straight, and turn right here :)

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Continue to walk, and turn right here :)

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#And you reached! Wooohooo!!!

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쭈꾸미 블루스
Sinchon Station Exit 5
(Sorry, I cant remember the operation hours, but be there before 10pm is better!)


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신촌 풍천장어

[Travel in December 2015]

I love eel, and I remembered my last visit to 황가네 꼼장군 for their baby eel. Its very different from the “unagi” we usually ate in a japanese restaurant. Now, I found a restaurant very near to my guesthouse, probably around 8minutes walk. I’m so excited to eat it when it was on my table! :)

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Fried eel bone, surprisingly taste like cracker! :)

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All for this! :)

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I can’t help it to show tons of different angle of the eel photos, because it taste yummy! :D

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Now, you got it! Its that yummy! hahahahaha :)

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Sinchon Station Exit 8.

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Walking straight from the exit, you will see this view :) Continue to walk straight :)

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Turned left here :)

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Turned left into the alley and walk straight! :)

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All ready for your yummy dinner! :)

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신촌 풍천장어
Address: 서울특별시 마포구 신촌로18길 19-5
Operating Hours: AM 12:00 ~ PM 22:00
Please note that you need to order 1 serving for 1 pax :)

Running Man HAHA’s Loco Quan 401 at Hongdae (런닝맨 하하 401홍대)

I have blogged about Running Man HAHA’s Mak chang restaurant (Pal Ja Mak Chang) back then in 2012. In 2014, they actually went through some remodelling and back as Loco Quan 401 with changed menu. And during my recent trip (March/April 2015) I visited his brand new restaurant with my friends and tried their speciality – Jeju Black Pork. I remembered how tasty and juicy it was during my 2011 and 2013 Jeju trips! So, I’m pretty excited to try their new menu! :) If you visited Pal Ja Mak Chang before, Loco Quan 401 is located at the same place. (He even opened 401 at the most famous tourist spot – Myeongdong too)

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#the interior changes a little as compare :)

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#the sauces for the meat was pretty awesome. I don’t visit much BBQ places, but this probably the only place that serve such yummy sauce :)

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#I visited 401 twice, one with YS, Yuki and my cousin, and another time with six+one which we forgot about a photo haha! :p

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#cheers is a must for every meal :)

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#Kimchi Stew

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#Dongchimi Noodle (cold kimchi noodle that is really refreshing!)

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#Jeju Black Pork just taste better! Personally, I like 401 more as compare! :)

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#This is collagen that makes you prettier haha! I read it somewhere to realise Korean girls love collagen like this too!

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Running Man’s HAHA Loco Quan 401 BBQ Restaurant
Address: 서울특별시 마포구 서교동 395-17
Address in English: Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, 395-17
Hours: Mon – Thu, Sun ~ 4:00pm – 2:00am , Fri – Sat ~ 4:00pm – 4:00am
Direction: Hongik Station Exit 9, walk towards Sang Sang Ma Dang, you will passed by Luxury KTV before SSMD. 401 is just opposite SSMD.
Menu: You need to order at least 2 servings for 4 pax!