Korean

Chimaek

This perhaps is the best combination to end a very busy week. Chimaek literally is a pairing of fried chicken and beer typically served in the evening in many South Korean restaurants. Many cultures pair beer with food, like how the Americans pair it with burger, the Italians with pizza,...

Twelve (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

If you love Korean Fried Chicken then Twelve may be the best place for you, why? I think of all Korean Fried Chicken restaurants they have the most variety of chicken, 9 to be precise. Having said that they also sell other items such as soups where there are 11...

Mr K BBQ (Rosedale, North Shore City, New Zealand)

They said don’t judge the book by its cover, a place might look lifeless, old and dodgy but sometimes these places churn out wonderful dishes take our restaurant as an example for today. This section of Rosedale where our restaurant for today is located is one of those places we never...

Eomuk-bokkeum (Korean Spicy Fish Cake Stir-Fry)

This banchan is so good you can already it with just rice and not just as a side dish. Eomuk-bokkeum or Korean Spicy Fish Cake Stir-Fry is a type of banchan prepared with sliced fish cakes stir fried with vegetables and a sweet, spicy, savory sauce. There are many different...

Mukbang BBQ Buffet (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Aptly named is what I can describe this place, a restaurant where you can do your “mukbang”. So what in earth is mukbang? Well, for those who don’t watch a lot of You Tube and those who don’t have a good background in South Korean culture, mukbang or meokbang (먹방)...

Chimac (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

If you are keen for Chicken & Beer After work like how Koreans do it then look no further, Chimac is here for you, centrally located at the heart of Auckland CBD, it’s the perfect place to unwind with friends or colleagues after a long day at work. The name...

Galbi-tang

It is like nilagang baka but with a Korean Twist! Galbi-tang is a Korean clear soup dish prepared with large chunks of beef short ribs slowly simmered for long hours with radish, garlic, onion, and other ingredients. There are many clear beef soups around the world like the Filipino Nilagang...

Ramdon

Most of you had watched Parasite, for those who haven’t I suggest watch them first to understand what this dish is all about. Ramdon or Jjapaguri is a Korean dish made by combining two instant noodles called Jjapagetti and Neoguri cooked together. Ramdon from the words “ramen” and “udon”, a...

Gogi Korean Kitchen (Auckland CBD, Auckland, New Zealand)

Since we are have the Korean spirit from our Ramdon post yesterday, I am continuing that with this Korean place in Commercial Bay, and like our recent reviews on food stalls at Commercial Bay this will be quick one as well as I am the only one usually dining during...