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Mono Cheese

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in | Comments Off on Mono Cheese

When this first popped up in our facebook group I was curious. Grilled cheese is one of those foods that is simple but oh so satisfying. Given the location, I was not sure how it would survive being just down the road from the courthouse in ok-dong. Upon tasting their sandwiches I could understand why. They were cheap and had a distinct Korean influence. Mono Cheese makes a great attempt at a Western favourite but just slightly misses the...

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The Burger Pantry

Posted by on Sep 20, 2015 in | Comments Off on The Burger Pantry

Thanks to Rachael Helen Iggulden for sharing this foodie-find with us on our facebook page. Many of us waited patiently for the Burger Pantry’s opening. I certainly was curious to know if this offshoot of the amazing Flapjack Pantry would be just as awesome. Rachael kindly let us know that the Burger Pantry was now open and ready to feed crowds of hungry people. Like brunches in Ulsan, I have burned too many times before with burger shops that...

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A Purrfect Cafe in Ulsan

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in | Comments Off on A Purrfect Cafe in Ulsan

By Melissa Lang They say dogs are a man’s best friends, but this hidden gem of a cafe argues otherwise. Last weekend a teacher from my school took me to her favourite cafe with complimentary sea front view, and  a dozen beautiful cats rescued from the streets by compassionate owner, Heung Ho Yeong. Called Cafe “Haemil”, it means the clear sky that has emerged after a rainstorm, the beauty following the chaos. The name was a poignant metaphor reflecting the...

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Flapjack Pantry

Posted by on Jun 13, 2015 in | Comments Off on Flapjack Pantry

Ulsan has been getting a lot of great restaurants over the past few years but one area that seems to be lacking is the brunch-style restaurants. While these restaurants have been popular for years in Seoul, they have yet to trickle down this way. While there are “brunch cafes” most have no idea what a good brunch is besides including an egg and some premixed salads from Costco covered with balsamic dressing. So when I saw a post on...

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1476: Brunch Cafe

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in | Comments Off on 1476: Brunch Cafe

There are some pretty slim pickings for brunch in Ulsan. My favorite is still London Tea but it has been a long time since I have been there. So, when I heard that there was a trendy cafe serving brunch in Samsandong, I was generally excited. After all being 2015, there was a good chance that Ulsan was finally coming around to what Seoul has been doing for the past 6 years. 1476 is a brunch as pastry cafe...

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Bombay Brau

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in | Comments Off on Bombay Brau

Recently there was a lot of discussion on our Facebook page about Bombay Bau, an upscale Indian bistro and brewpub in Samsandong. Located across the street from the Up Square Mall and right above the Starbucks, Bombay Brau certainly has a great location. I decided to check out the place to see what all the talk was about and to find out for myself if the rumours were true. The main reason to come here would be if you are...

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Tool Box Revisited

Posted by on Nov 30, 2014 in | Comments Off on Tool Box Revisited

We don’t often go back to the same restaurant to review it again (old review here)  but when I heard that a great restaurant was about to close it’s doors for good, I had to jump into action. Good restaurants like Toolbox don’t come around that often and when they do, we have to do our best to make sure they stick around. We have a great thing going in Ulsan and I certainly don’t want to see a...

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Bongchu Jjimdak

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in | Comments Off on Bongchu Jjimdak

We tend to review a lot of foreign restaurants here, as Korean food is pretty easy to find, and the majority of restaurants sell pretty decent nosh. Every once in a while, however, we review a Korean place that stands out from the crowd, or serves something just a little different than every other bar-be-que place. Just across the side street from the Lotte Hotel is one of these little jems. Bongchu Jjimdak is a small restaurant with clean,...

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Cafe Melrose

Posted by on Jul 5, 2014 in | Comments Off on Cafe Melrose

Su Eun Go’s bakery made waves in Ulsan for having the best pie in Ulsan. Now she has moved to Ok-dong and has rebranded her bakery as “Cafe Melrose” Located near the East gate of Ulsan Grand Park, Cafe Melrose is perfect place to start a picnic in the park. If you are like me, then you don’t care how pretty a cafe or pie looks, just as long as to tastes great. Cafe Melrose serves up some great...

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Microbrewery – Jango

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in | Comments Off on Microbrewery – Jango

  By Robert Landon,  May 18th, 2014   Who’da thunk it?  All of a sudden there’s real beer in Ulsan!   The latest addition to the list of watering holes is in Seongnam-Dong.  Jango Micro-brewery – just across the street (Jungang Gil, 중앙길) from Sarojin or Tool Box  – depending on your point of reference – and up the stairs on the 2nd level.  It’s a bright, airy place, with exposed brick and wood décor, and a relaxed, modern,...

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