PiDGiN /ˈpijən/ opened in Vancouver Downtown Eastside with much controversy last February 2013. The general premise for the demonstration and protest steams from city revival and booming gentrification in DTES. PiDGiN Vancouver builds on Canadian chef Makoto Ono culinary experiences in Beijing, Hong Kong, […]
Ap Gu Jung K in Vancouver Downtown is an above average, solid Korean Restaurant on Robson Street. We came here after the crowded reception at Guu Kobachi we decided to change venue. It was a wise choice, because there were 5 boys and 2 girls. Ap Gu Jung […]
Ap Gu Jung Vancouver (Downtown) | Gamjatang Pork Bones Stew #instafood #instaNomss
1642 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1C7
|Sunday||11:30 am – 12:00 am|
|Monday||11:30 am – 12:00 am|
|Tuesday||11:30 am – 12:00 am|
|Wednesday||11:30 am – 12:00 am|
|Thursday||11:30 am – 12:00 am|
|Friday||11:30 am – 2:00 am|
|Saturday||11:30 am – 2:00 am|
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Song In Gak Coquitlam: Seafood Tofu Hotpot Feast #instafood #instaNomss 1168B The High Street Coquitlam, BC V3B 0B7 (604) 461-1237 [cetsEmbedGmap src=https://maps.google.ca/maps?q=1168B+The+High+Street+Coquitlam,+BC+V3B+0B7&hnear=1168+The+High+St,+Coquitlam,+Greater+Vancouver,+British+Columbia+V3B+0B7&gl=ca&t=m&z=16 width=350 height=425 marginwidth=0 marginheight=0 frameborder=0 scrolling=no]
Minimani Myeongdong is a Korean restaurant in Myeong-Dong that specializes in BBQ and raw octopus. Raw octopus is one of the must eat items whenever you visit South Korea, Seoul. The modest restaurant and the hostesses does not speak English. Minimani Myeongdong serves up one […]
Now that we had our tummies filled with yummy baked eggs custards and banana cake pastries from the streets, it is time to head over to the University District where Ewha Womens University and Yonsei University resides. EWHA Womens University dates back 120+ years ago and holds a prestigious history for Korea’s elite women. While Yonsei was very first officially accredited Korean language institute in the country. The ivy covered stone buildings contains a state of the art underground complex, which was designed by the renowned French architect Dominique Perrault. The middle area is the Student Union Building. I wish UBC’s sub was as picturesque. Whether in color or black and white, it is beautiful.
Further inside Ewha Womens University the courtyards holds the Korean Drama backdrop where countless tears and love stories filled the air. Although it is March but it feels a lot like September.
Headed down to the basement floor of the Ewha-POSCO Building is Café Para: red cushion seats and urban wood panels line this cafeteria. Dee tells us that the Ewha Sarang kimbaps is kick ass. Egg, danmuji (yellow pickled radish , and chunky tuna makes up this delicious roll that sells over 500 rolls per day. Crazy!
After all the feasting and hydration was done we headed down the other side of the campus towards Yonsei University. Looks like its clubs day!
Ewha Womens University South Korea
11-1 Daehyun-Dong 120-750, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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After our visit to Tosokchon (the best Ginseng Chicken) and Gyeongbokgung Palace how could we not tour Ewha Womens University Fashion Street and see where our good friend Dee works. On the way there, we passed by this recently built mall YES APM which also had […]
Suh Jjok Na Ra Westender Korean Cafe Vancouver Denman Street serves one thing only – BBQ pork belly “sam gyeop sal”. There is no menu, so you don’t need to waste time to fuss over a menu to find the best thing available. What you […]
Sometimes little things makes me really happy. Take for example my discovery of Seok Gi Si Dae Korean BBQ Restaurant 석기시대 in Coquitlam. I’m excited because it closely resembles joints I’ve been to in South Korea.
Seok Gi Si Dae Korean BBQ Restaurant 석기시대. This authentic Korean restaurant is located on Clark Road (North Road)/ Como Lake beside KFC. It is not glamorous nor trendy but it offers really authentic Korean cuisine. You will find Lee Hyori (KPOP FINKL member if you’re wondering! Beauty!) plastered on the walls and water bottles! Their menu is limited and doesn’t offer you the moon but their specialty BBQ meats are pork belly $15.95 and boneless beef short ribs $20.97 / person and comes with miso soup, rice, and lettuce to wrap your meat in. If your favourite Korean BBQ restaurant does not offer you lettuce or greens, you should ask for it. No place should save a few cents and discount you this experience.
- Rip the lettuce in half along the stem
- Place a small piece of cooked meat
- Add some kimchi, bean sprouts, garlic or other garnish in
- Add some bean paste or chili paste
The overall experience is explosive but the lettuce lightens the greasiness of it all.
There are two separate seating areas – the Westernized table settings and the traditional Korean table settings where you are sitting cross-legged on the floor on cushions. I hope you are flexible or have been going to Yoga for Stiff Bodies because what I found amusing was Dave and a lot of my guy friends had issues sitting over long periods. They ended up standing and walking around. The walls are decorated with Korean lettering which KPOP bops in the background.
Seok Gi Si Dae is a family owned mom and pop restaurant and their son helps out doing the heavy lifting – transported the yummy goodness to your table and the BBQ stoves. Service can get slow if it is really busy, but they are super friendly and attentive is hard to knock them on that. You have to understand. Good food requires patience!
Seok Gi Si Dae Korean BBQ Restaurant 석기시대
Cuisine: Korean, BBQ
602 Clarke Rd, Coquitlam, BC V3J
Beyond kimchi, there is KFC. I don’t mean the stuff that Col. Sanders in Kentucky makes. I am talking about Korean Fried Chicken. Sure it’s similar to Church’s but KFC ( yangnyeom chikin) has a whole new meaning. You will most likely be consuming this […]
House of Tofu Soup Burnaby has the best Soondooboo 순두부 찌개 in town. I should perhaps say around town since they have two locations – Burnaby (North Road in “Korean Town”) and Richmond. Soondooboo is a hot and spicy Korean stew made with tofu, vegetables, mushrooms, […]