[ID] Le Burger @ Alila SCBD

Taystar @@@@ 4/5 A new burger place emerged at the center of SCBD. Le Burger serves on-the-spot-grilled premium-made burgers. Key characteristics are: i. Smokey flavor, ii. Amazing cheese, iii. Full throttle greasiness, and iv. Crispiness of the patty. Burgers were pretty nice but relatively small in size and slightly salty. I’m not sure of the…

[KR] Go Ban Shik Dang 고반식당 @ Seolleung Station 선릉역

Taystar @@@@ 4/5 I was simply amazed by the quality of pork served at Go Ban Shik Dang 고반식당. In terms of visual, I think it was one of the thickest pork cuts I’ve seen. In terms of quality, it was also one of the most juiciest pork grill I’ve ever had. Amazing how restaurants…

[KR] Gukjesijang 국제시장 @ Seolleung Station 선릉역

Taystar @@@ 3/5 Gukjesijang 국제시장 serves Haejang-guk 해장국 made of Sunjee 선지 (sliced congealed ox blood or black pudding-like cubes). The soup is thick and full of spices that were supposedly used to block the smell of cow blood. This soup is also called the hangover soup – which is intended to chase off the…

[KR] Kkanbu Chicken 깐부치킨 @ Daechi-dong 대치동

Taystar @@@@ 4/5 I strongly argue that Kkanbu Chicken 깐부치킨 is one of the best fried chicken places in town. I love how they fry the chicken. I suspect that they use clean cooking oil as they are almost never greasy, juicy at the bite but crispy at the outside.

[KR] Song Dam Choo Uh Tang 송담 추어탕 @ Ilwon-dong 일원동

Taystar @@@ 3/5 Our family gathered at Song Dam 송담 for the famed grilled eel 장어. In a nutshell, I wouldn’t say that this is the best grilled eel 장어 I’ve had; however Song Dam was positioned at the upper rung of the quality spectrum. My preference was the non-sauced grilled eel 장어 as it captured…