Seoul Christmas Dinner 2014
Dec11

Seoul Christmas Dinner 2014

Seoul Christmas Dinner 2014 All of the best places to get a delicious meal on or around Christmas Banyan Tree – Granum Dining Lounge Special Christmas buffet with Singapore chili crab, Thai noodle salad and chicken green curry, Malaysian Bak Kut Teh soup, Indonesian chicken satay, and more When: December 24th and 25th Price: Lunch – W59,000 (Adults); W35,000 (Children) Dinner – W99,000 (Adults); W55,000 (Children)...

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Cover Story: the 100 Best Dishes – The Most Luxurious of All
Mar22

Cover Story: the 100 Best Dishes – The Most Luxurious of All

hese culinary creations blur the line between art and food. But to try them, you may need to be one of the few to whom money is no object. Words and shots by Joe McPherson and 10 Staff 1 X Burger W180,000 Kitchen at W Seoul Walkerhill It was originally a publicity stunt. Restaurants around the world were making headlines with expensive gourmet burger creations. Chef Ciaran Hickey at the W Seoul decided to top them all with the X...

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Food Review: Seeking the Korean Holy Grail – A Steak Done Right at JW’s Grill
Mar17

Food Review: Seeking the Korean Holy Grail – A Steak Done Right at JW’s Grill

Finding a good old-fashioned steak is challenge in the land of galbi and bulgogi, but we discovered some serious steak value for dollar in an unexpected place: the JW Marriott’s signature steakhouse, JW’s Grill.  The minute you walk in here, you realize you’re in a seriously classy place; JW’s Grill isn’t for just any old night out. The servers will take your coat and place it not just on a coat rack but on a real hanger. And then in...

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JW Grill Exclusive: Hormone and Antibiotic-Free Steaks

Sure, the JW Marriott’s steakhouse, JW Grill, is known for succulent, juicy steaks, but now they’re also the exclusive place in Korea to get hormone-free and antibiotic-free steaks! Cedar River Farms premium beef is naturally raised on a single family farm, ensuring that they can maintain strict standards and complete control over the quality of their product. Their pure-bred steers are fed a strictly vegetarian, grain-based diet that...

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Food Review: L’Angolo – The Most Romantic Italian in Seoul?
Oct13

Food Review: L’Angolo – The Most Romantic Italian in Seoul?

After hearing amazing buzz, we decided to check out legendary chef Sebastiano Giangregorio’s new upscale bistro L’Angolo atop Namsan Mountain for lunch. Sebastiano himself greeted each and every diner, many of whom looked like they were on expense accounts. This is a serious restaurant with serious food. To judge an Italian restaurant, get the antipasti platter, as it is basically naked Italian ingredients on a plate. If the antipasti...

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