Category Archives: cocktails

A Sunday kind of morning

The lovely weekend was a rush around Seoul for most of Saturday night complete with kebabs, Long Islands and salsa. I met Jennifer and her crew in Itaewon for a lovely sushi dinner at Rollin’ Japanese. We had a lovely … Continue reading

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1,2,3…Coke, soju, beer

Cojinganmek (구징안픽) is the cocktail of Korean goddesses. It’s disgustingly good and far too easy to throw back too many before you realize what one shot of soju, one shot of beer and a shot of coke can do to … Continue reading

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Chungju’s foreigner bars

Where do the waygukins gather in this tiny city? Considering the few searches for “Chungju foreigner bars” at least a couple of people are looking. Here’s a lit of the bars where I’ve had consistent waygook sightings, sometimes of foreigners … Continue reading

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I’m craving vacation

…and a mint julep. Thankfully vacation is just four working days away. For some reason, my vacation plans are starting to sound a lot like Liz Lemon’s dream vacation cocktails, hot waiters and socks on the beach. (Season 3 Episode … Continue reading

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Sweet girl shot

What’s so awesome about kiwi soju? It’s a cocktail that’s sweet and tangy. It comes in many forms. Sometimes the bar adds cider. Sometimes the bar adds ice. But always it’s sweet and cajoling. It’s the girliest girl drink I’ve … Continue reading

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A Seoul night out

Papa Gorilla was a riot. We walked into a dance club out of a movie, my friends. The lights were up, the smoke machine blowing and the dancers on the table. It was so Coyote Ugly, I started jumping up … Continue reading

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A much less fun Cocoon

After some serious shopping, Linda and I headed out to Hongdae for a night of cheap drinks, pop music and dancing. Our first stop was Papa Gorilla. The bar was clearly set up for a party with poles running through … Continue reading

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