Da Nang, Vietnam: November 2016

After Tokyo, the following Thursday Ha Hyeon and I went to Da Nang, Vietnam!  It was Veteran’s Day holiday so it was the perfect excuse to spend a 3 day weekend out of town. This particular adventure starts with boarding the plane – we went through but I guess we got upgraded so they switched…

I Finally Found Decent Vietnamese

At long last…. I found out about this place through a coworker.  Another guy in the office lives somewhat close to here, and I’m starting to find that a lot of people like Pho like I do.  Since it was cold today I decided it would be a great time to go! For the locals,…

Octoberfest- Korean Version

The adventure starts in the Japanese district in Yongsan, for a late lunch.  I took the train up with a coworker and decided to try and eat beforehand.  Unfortunately the ramen place we wanted to go to was closed during the time we were there!  Down the way we found a pho restaurant and my…

From Field to Table

I found this place somewhat close to where I live that had vietnamese cuisine.  I had to go check it out! I was given pretty shady directions on how to get there.  I was told it was “above that one buffet place we went to a long time ago, I think it’s the 8th floor.”…

So Where Was I

You thought I forgot about the blog, huh….. I haven’t really been that busy, more of just lazy.  Well lazy and hot.  Unbearably hot. So I went to a wedding…Reception? A coworker of mine got married.  Well he’s not married yet.  He’s marrying his Korean fiance in the states, but they wanted to have a…

My Attempt at Making Pho – Do Not Try at Home

Where do I even begin……… I’ve been having some serious pho cravings over the past two weeks so I finally buckled down and decided that it was time to make some pho at home.  Rule number 1: don’t make pho at home if you aren’t over the age of 40 and a vietnamese female.  It…

Foods that I miss from the states that aren’t in Korea

As time goes on, I find myself getting more and more food cravings.  While I enjoy trying new things (relatively) there are still a few things that I literally cannot live without.  I find myself thinking about these food items more and more, and even googling pictures of them in my spare time.  Basically it’s…