Category: Pasta

[Seoul] Sangsu: Kimpira 김피라

[Travel in October/November 2016]

Before heading for our very first trip together, we were watching Battle trip, and there’s EP on Seoul Snack… and one of the places that APINK’s Eunji and Bomi introduce is this place Kimpira. Honestly, the food that they ordered look extremely yummy! So, I thought, maybe we could give it a try and… let me share more about it in a while :)

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This is the exact kimpari that Battle Trip filmed at :)

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so many different choices.

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Its like not sure which is the best because all looks awesome :)

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There’s fries, cheese, bacon and ricecake too! aiyo the fries i love!

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We also order this carbonara which is a little different. The noodle wasn’t the usual pasta, more like our jajangmyeon noodle too :)

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Direction to Kimpira 

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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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Turn right here :)

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Walk straight! :)

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Into this alley! & continue to walk straight! :)

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#and you will reached!! :)

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Kimpira 김피라
Address in English: Address: 411-12 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact:+82 2-337-0860
Operating Hours: 11AM – 10PM (Weekdays) 11AM – 11PM (Weekends) Last order 30mins before closing.
Nearest Subway:Sangsu Exit 1

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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

Korea: 도리키친 Dori Kitchen

I have been to Itaewon a few times, but I didn’t really shop or walk around Itaewon which I really wants to. So my recent trip with clarice, we actually venture a little more than usual. We walked around shopped around, and in fact, we actually thought of visiting one of the restaurant opened by one of the Master Chef Korea candidate. But sadly, the restaurant was having some photoshoot, hence its not opened for public. But, we saw a pretty looking restaurant, with a name call Dori Kitchen with a hidden address. We looked in the menu, its something light, and thought, why not we just have this :)

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#we shopped a little, the clothes here are slightly more expensive than hongdae, but quality wise, its all worth :)
and we saw this little cute lion looking dog. so cute that, I need to snap a photo of it :)

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도리키친(DORI KITCHEN)
Tel // (02) 790-1553
Address // 서울 용산구 보광로59길 25홈페이지
Web // http://blog.naver.com/dorikitchen
Subway Station // Itaewon Exit 4

Bong Dae Bak – Uongole Spaghetti House

Last year march when we visited Thanks Nature Cafe, we happened to see the Uongole Spaghetti House next to it, looking really extremely delicious. But with heavy stomach and we only managed to fill our tummy with only strawberry waffles at Thanks Nature Cafe. So, we demanded a-must-visit eatery this time (when we visited in august 2013, its been a year!).

As this trip was kinda impromptu, not exactly few weeks before the rush, but we decided to go for it only if we managed to get our encore tickets and only deciding the day before their HK’s tour. Guess we were not very particular for seating, as our wish is really simple – be part of the orange sea. And with a little bit of luck, we managed to get the tickets within 15minutes…? Happy and definitely, we were excited as well as we were able to meet our friend Kyungbin for a meal. Having thinking where to have our meal together because she was staying a little far and having her to travel to the city of seoul will be a little bit too far :) So, we settled with Bong Dae Bak at Hongdae! :)

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the bun – crispy outside and soft in the inside, it tasted real good.

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It’s spicy and its in fact tasted pretty good!.

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Direction:
Hongik Station Exit 9
Walk Straight till you reached cross junction, turn LEFT.
About 5-8minutes look out for the store at your LEFT.
It’s located at Basement :)

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I Have A Dream

I never knew I will have love for pasta until my friends are totally in love with pasta. Nevertheless, this grown interest in me. I start to love pasta and always looking for the best pasta in town. During my stay in Korea, I’m sure korean food will never disappoint me, but how about pasta? I’m very sure not many people will have the thought of having other cuisine in Korea especially they already have so much different style/kind of korean food for us to explore. BUT, how can I missed having pasta in Korea right?

This cafe i am going to share is not just a normal cafe that serve paste… yet something unique about here.

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The interior look very difference to those I visited in SG. There’s live band at night too, and our reason of why going in afternoon………

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we ordered a lunch set that include salad and the two dishes we wanted – pizza and pasta!

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And tadah~ one of the lead : Strawberry Pizza :)
Many people who came here, is for this special dish, and it’s often sold out by dinner.
Not too difficult to know why we were here for lunch instead of dinner right?
It’s a sweet dessert, instead of normal pizza, something out of the box that we usually have.

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the thin crust is perfect.

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and, YES, this is the pasta that we wanted to try too! Steamboat Pasta, omg!
It’s really good, and we all wished we had came here again for the 2nd time but we didn’t…
I have no idea, 39 days really not enough? :p

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Address: 서울시 강남구 역삼동 821 이즈타워 B3
Direction: Gangnam Exit 11 (make a U-turn after exit, less than 3 minutes walk, it’s on your left – green glass panel windows building)
Cost for our meal: 29500W

Lygon Street, the french street

I really think Yodo stayed at a very very wonderful place in MEL.
She just near to every single little places.
We walked about a good 10-15minutes to the famous “French Street” in MEL.

Where you gets to eat really good pasta, you know my love for pasta lately?
This is even highly recommend by Yolanda (yodo’s sis) too!

Not exactly a short walk, but ya, its all worth :)

Carlton Espresso for D.O.P Pasta
326 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC 3053

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#yes, open concept kitchen. so near to us :)

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#the two girls – todo & teng.
Known them for at least 10years!

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#and this is me. I tot my curl look hopeless, but how come photos look so good! :(
*so regret!*

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#traditional pasta. ITS very good.

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#I love this, it’s like mixed of squid ink pasta and normal pasta. yums!

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#that’s buffalo cheese! amazing!

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End a photo of them in the kitchen. hur hur.

KoKo Black
167 Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3053

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#koko black was really popular in Australia.
I mean, who been there will visit Koko Black!

here for a Hot Chocolate! :)

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