Our trip to Osaka wouldn’t have been complete without sampling their street food. We’ve learned and evolved since our last visit to Asia, and now we try to balance street food with actual meals, so while the quantity of items tried may have shrunk, we made sure to try items we really wanted.
Cafe Onion made its initial impression due to the oddity of it, as well as the beauty of the original warehouse-like location. Having expanded to a total of three stores, the Anguk location is arguably one of the most popular, located in a traditional hanok setting.
Having heard Gangneung was known for its soft tofu in my research, I stumbled upon Soontofu Gelato, and instantly added it to my list. While sharing my plans with my travel buddy, many upturned noses and resounding no’s were heard leading up to our visit to the city on the east coast of South Korea.
Being thoroughly informed of the deliciousness of food that Osaka had to offer, we were fully prepared to have multiple meals a day during our short stay there. While I would not recommend this plan to anyone, it did lead us to trying the best udon I have ever had the pleasure of eating.
While Instagram alone no longer easily captures my heart, good reviews via videos still manage to pique my interest. The beautiful counter of baked goodies caught my heart earlier this year, and upon realizing I would visit South Korea sooner than anticipated, I quickly added Victoria Bakery to my list of must-visits.
On my first visit to Seoul, one of my favourite street foods was the rice cake and sausage skewer. The exterior is fried to a crisp, while alternating chewy rice cake and juicy sausage glazed with a sweet and spicy pepper sauce was just about perfection. Continue reading Sotteok Sotteok→
Our first evening in Iqaluit had us scrambling to find a dinner place. Most places closed early, and there were only a few options in town, so we decided to go with one of the ‘fanciest’; The Frob, the restaurant at the Frobisher Inn.
One evening, we were driving down a strip of Steeles I rarely pass by, and I spotted the brightly-lit sign reading “명동 칼국수”. I instantly thought of the outlet we had tried in Seoul, and my interest was piqued.