Tag Archives: Seoul

One reason why the Seoul dining scene still has so many nooks and crannies

There are so many places with dishes you’ve never tried before. And they are deep into alleyways, or on the second or third floors of retail establishments. In these places I never see people take out their cameras and photograph … Continue reading

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My longstanding quest for the ideal bibimbap

Since the mid nineties I have been looking for a bibimbap that would stand above all others. A year ago I found it in Seoul, and yesterday I retraced my steps and visited again. As I entered, the woman in … Continue reading

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IMM Thai Cuisine

IMM Thai Cuisine, web site (annoying music) 7203 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, 703-750-0880, near the intersection with 236. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Annandale Patch | Don Rockwell | Yelp] Not a yuppie Thai place … Continue reading

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Seoul food notes

There is always a pumpkin, smoked duck, or clam and noodles dish you haven’t seen before. The way to eat well here is to seek out the small restaurants, on the edge of residential districts, with no English language signs, … Continue reading

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