Category: Korea

Refreshing Bingsu
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Refreshing Bingsu

Next to the Philippine’s most popular dessert halo-halo, here is one of my most favorite all-time refresher when the craving hits, which could be anytime. Bingsu is a Korean popular dessert made with shaved ice and topped with different flavors. My favorite at the Zoom Cafe in Susupe is the...

Refreshing Island Shave Ice
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Refreshing Island Shave Ice

  HERE’S a new and refreshing way to beat the heat — a cool cup of island shave ice at the newly opened Island Shave Ice in Garapan. Stop by the place just beside ABC Store across from DFS Galleria and you will find a...

Solitary dinner at Eden
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Solitary dinner at Eden

THE eternal wait for my companion on Saturday night finally drained my last ounce of patience so I drove to Garapan to grab some dinner. I had skipped breakfast and lunch and it was already past 9 p.m. I was ready to sit down at...

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A cold or hot pot of bibimbap

SOME like it hot, served on a sizzling stone pot. Some like it cold, served fresh and ready to eat. I had never considered bibimbap — a signature Korean dish with mixed vegetables, sautéed and seasoned, sliced or ground meat, and fried or raw egg...

Steaming hot dinner in a garden restaurant
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Steaming hot dinner in a garden restaurant

I HAD my eye on this restaurant in a two-story building on the right side of the road just before the former labor department’s building in San Antonio for a long time but didn’t get the chance until last Saturday evening. It was almost 9...

Nam Dae Moon: Newest Korean restaurant in Garapan
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Nam Dae Moon: Newest Korean restaurant in Garapan

WHAT I saw as I opened the door were the silver dome shape lights suspended in chains from the ceiling, rows of funnel-shaped silver tubes hanging over the tables and rows of yellow plastic flowers that served as partitions for the tables. A wait staffer...

Onui Restaurant— get your fare steamed or roasted
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Onui Restaurant— get your fare steamed or roasted

IF you are scouting for a place to spend a quiet, leisurely dinner where you don’t have to race for closing time, try to check out this Korean restaurant named Onui at the Middle Road. I’ve planned to check out this restaurant hundreds of times...

Early dinner at Four Season Restaurant
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Early dinner at Four Season Restaurant

AN early dinner was something that was not in our plans when a buddy and I drove around the island a couple of Saturday afternoons back, but we found ourselves pushing the door of this new green-painted Korean food outlet on Beach Road called Four...

Bento boxes for a hearty lunch
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Bento boxes for a hearty lunch

SCOUTING for a place to get some lunch yesterday led me and three buddies to this restaurant located beside Ebisuya Inc. in Susupe, a place known for its variety of Korean bento boxes — Dae Jang Kum Restaurant. A wait staff member guided us to...