Eating and drinking, of course! I know you’re all dying to know what I’ve been eating lately. The answer is: there haven’t been a lot of new places to share as I’ve been visiting old favorites, but here are a few great new locations for consuming calories.
Frank’s in Gyeongridan
This place is hidden in the back alleys of Gyeongridan and is known for its beautiful cakes, including a rainbow cake made from all-natural flavorings. We were there on a Sunday afternoon and every table was taken. We shared a slice of rainbow cake and it was delicious – light and just the right amount of sweetness.
On our walk home, we saw a playground being built with this awesome bear structure:
Blacklist Bar in Itaewon:
Our neighbors invited us to go to the soft opening of a new bar in Itaewon called Blacklist, owned by the former bartender of Libertine. Chris Shin is an accomplished mixologist and I can tell we will be back to Blacklist many times. Here are a few of our drinks from that night:
Brera Italian Restaurant:
I had been to Brera once before but just ordered an appetizer and wasn’t blown away. This time, a group of us went there for girls’ night and it was fabulous. I will definitely be returning soon! The first dish I ordered, a special, ended up being sold out, but I ended up with an excellent pasta dish with house-made sausage and broccoli that was perfect. The panna cotta I had for dessert was the best I’ve ever had!
Bread and Supply:
We found this restaurant outside Olympic Park (future blog entry on the way) and it was very good.