A culinary tour through the Little Russia neighbourhood in Dongdaemun, Seoul. We stopped at three restaurants, explained Russian beer, and wrote it all up. Check it out in Groove.
My review of Lobster Bar in Itaewon, the only (reasonable) place to get lobster in Seoul. Check it out at Groove.
My food feature on Battered Sole, the expat-run British restaurant in Seoul, just before it expanded to Itaewon. Read it at Groove.
My review of Left Coast Burgers, an expat-run burger restaurant in Itaewon. Read it at Groove.
My review of Pier 17, a Cajun restaurant in Gangnam. Read it at Groove.
One of my favourite stories of 2013 – we gathered 12 expats to taste-test 16 different sojus, the first time anyone has ever bothered comparing soju brands. Also included was a history of the drink, interviews with foreigners selling soju overseas and Koreans drinking it at home, and an analysis of why it’s so popular. Nominated for Groove’s Food and Drink Story of the Year, 2013. Read it at Groove.
My review of Beale Street, the first Memphis barbecue restaurant in Seoul. Read it at Groove.
A feature on drinking in locally in Ilsan, featuring five bars and quotes from their regulars. Read it at 10 Magazine.
One of my first published stories in Korea, a stub on Royal India, an Indian restaurant in Ilsan. Read it at 10 Magazine.