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Kyochon 교촌 – One Of The Best Korean Fried Chicken In Seoul (Maybe Everywhere Else)

[Seoul] Kyochon is known as one of the best Korean Fried Chicken in South Korea, also known as the ‘Lee Min Ho’ chicken. The Chimaek chain is hugely well-liked, with branches in the United States, China, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia… actually, BUT Singapore (Tell me when.) It seems like Kyochon is chosen as the Best […]

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Bongchu Jjimdak 봉추찜닭 – The Other Must Try Jjimdak Restaurant At Seoul

“The Korean teacher says Bongchu Jjimdak is better,” which was why we made our way to this jjimdak restaurant. Better than which one – she didn’t announce, but we assumed it is the popular Andong Zzimdak (with the ‘Z’). Even my tour guide says so “Bongchu”. Andong jjimdak is a chicken dish mixed with vegetables […]

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Seorae Singapore – Korean Charcoal BBQ With Cheese, Not Without Hiccups

A few distinct features about Seorae at Plaza Singapura caught our attention – a special ‘circle grilling’ technique, accompanied with silky egg and fragrant garlic that can be cooked around the grill. You can also top-up with melted cheese for more creaminess over the meats. Seorae is a Korean charcoal BBQ franchise which signature is […]

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Vatos Urban Tacos – Korean Mexican Cuisine at South Beach Quarter with Kimchi Carnitas Fries

CNN reviewed Vatos Urban Tacos as “the hottest new restaurant in Seoul” when it first opened. Time will tell if the fate will be similar for Singapore’s first outlet at South Beach Quarter. This is also the first VATOS outside of Korea. VATOS serves up Korean-Mexican (Ko-Mex) style of cuisine, started by three Korean-Americans. Therefore, […]

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Myeongdong Kyoja 명동교자 – Kalguksu Noodles & Dumplings Shop. Spicy Noodles Was Superb

[Seoul] “Must go, must go.” Noodle restaurant Myeongdong Kyoja 명동교자 seems to be a highly recommended in Myeongdong by friends who texted me. Having been around for more than 40 years, Myeongdong Kyoja claims to be the founders of handmade Kalguksu noodles, which literally means noodles made by cutting flour dough into thin slices by […]

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Where To Get ‘Korean Churros’ In Singapore – Crispy, Sweet & Long

Wait, isn’t churros of Spanish or Portuguese origins, but it seems like ‘Korean churros’ are the next big fad is Singapore. According to one hearsay, churros were brought to Europe from China by the Portuguese, thus the resemblance to dough sticks. Over at Seoul, Churro Factory, Street Churros, Café Chu, Churro 101 are some of […]

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Ice Lab – Korean Comedian Shin Jung-Hwan Opens Bingsu & Churros Cafe At Somerset

Ice Lab has opened with a Big Bang (pun unintended) specialising in Bingsu (more), churros (more more) and toast. It took over House of Robert Timms at Orchard Shopping Centre, This Ice Lab is opened by none other than Korean Comedian Shin Jung-Hwan – famous for his comic dance and silly acts. This marks his […]

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20 Popular Korean Restaurants & Cafes That Arrived In Singapore. The Year Of K-Food

Korean BBQ, bingsu, Andong Jjimdak, Korean fried chicken, churros, softserve, candy floss coffee … the Korean wave is reaching us strong and fierce all right. Some sumptuously tasty, some just pure photogenic. These are 20 Korean famous food brands that reached Singapore, most brought in by a franchise model. My friend had a rude shock […]

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Mr Churro Singapore – Long 50cm Churros At Orchard ION. Is This Also “Better Than Boyfriend”?

Shortly after the “Better Than Boyfriend” Churro101 came to Singapore at Bugis Plus, the Korean (food) wave continues to hit our shores with the introduction of Mr Churro. (Read: 10 Best Churros In Singapore) With a total of 18 outlets in Korea, Mr Churro calls itself “an artisanal churros kiosk producing delectable churros with the […]

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34 Places To Get Korean Bingsu In Singapore – Especially When It Gets Hot, Hot, Hot

Bingsu is said have originated from the Joseon Dynasty where historical records show officials sharing crushed ice topped with various fruits. Now this shaved milk dessert has become the trendiest thing to eat in Singapore right now. To differentiate the good ones from the average, those of higher quality use milk as the base, has […]

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