Tako – Korean Mexican Fusion

Tako A new addition to Vancouver burrito scene – Korean and Mexican fusion. TA for Taco and KO for Korean. I must say, the takos here are on the pricey side compared to other tacos in Vancouver. They averaged around 3.50 while other places would serve it for around 3 or less. I had the… Continue reading Tako – Korean Mexican Fusion

Homey Korean food at Ma Dang Goul

I was craving Korean food so we decided on heading Downtown for some. But we didn’t want anything from Sura or from Jang Mo Jib so we settled on Ma Dang Goul which I’ve had before. We ordered the bibimbap with pork, pan fried pork, japchae, chicken wings and seafood pancake. The bibimbap with pork… Continue reading Homey Korean food at Ma Dang Goul

Korean Drinking Snacks at Hongdae Pocha

I saw the Hongdae Pocha advertisement on Instagram which was 50% off food from Sundays – Thursdays so I had to give it a try since it was such a good deal. Hongdae Pocha is associated with Sura which is just up the street from it. When we walked in there were quiet a few… Continue reading Korean Drinking Snacks at Hongdae Pocha

Wednesday Foodie Getaway: Hmart Downtown

I come to Hmart quite often to get my Korean food fix in Downtown. It’s got a nice location and the food and prices are okay. Usually I would go to Hmart and get the jajangmyeon (or the black bean noodles previous review here: E-mo) but this time I went for the Spicy Cold Noodles.… Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway: Hmart Downtown

Wednesday Foodie Getaways at Yogi Snack Bar

I discovered this new Korean restaurant on Yelp with high ratings so I decided to check it out. When we walked in there was no one. But after we sat down and ordered, the people started piling in. What we ate: First we were served complimentary soup which I think is actually the soup from… Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaways at Yogi Snack Bar

The Korean and Japanese restaurants in Hong Kong. Authentic? or not?

In terms of Korean and Japanese food, Hong Kong does have a lot to offer but whether or not it’s authentic is another story. Most of these Korean and Japanese restaurants are opened and run by Hong Kong people. But what is authentic is up to you to interpret. For Japanese food, I mostly just… Continue reading The Korean and Japanese restaurants in Hong Kong. Authentic? or not?

Seoul Cafe

Date Visited: July 9 2015 What I ate: Beef Kim Bap 7/10 Good amount of fillings ratio to rice But lacked flavour Also the beef feel apart too easily Address: 4679 Kingsway, Burnaby Type of Restaurant: Korean, drinks, desserts Price Range: $ Overall: 7/10   Will come back? Yes – to try some of their… Continue reading Seoul Cafe

Samsoonie Noodle and Rice

Date Visited: June 30 2015 What I ate: Appetizers: Kimchi and potato Kimchi: 8.5/10 – very good fresh kimchi – crunchy, flavourful and delicious Potato 7/10 – not sweet enough, a tad overcooked Fried Dumpling 5 pieces 7.5/10 Crispy on the outside The inside was moist and flavourful The skin of the dumpling was soft… Continue reading Samsoonie Noodle and Rice

Ramen Koika

Date Visited: May 19 2015 What I ate: King’s Ramen (chicken broth) – carrot, cabbage, mushroom, green onion, bean sprouts, shredded pork, seaweed, bamboo shoot, soft boiled egg 6.5/10 The broth lacked depth The vast amount of toppings was overwhelming The shredded pork was very dry and lacked flavour Koika ramen burger – fresh homemade… Continue reading Ramen Koika

E-mo

Date Visited: April 24 2015 What I ate: Black bean noodle Jajangmyun 7/10 I was craving Jajangmyun (black bean noodle) There was a good ratio of black bean sauce to noodles It tasted quite nice – not too salty and a good prominent bean flavour Although black bean noodles can be messy to eat, I… Continue reading E-mo