Hadong and Gurye

  Countryside charms and nature's beauty await along the banks of the Seomjingang River   Gazing southeast, the sun rises slowly but surely over the horizon. The Seomjingang River’s pristine waters reflect the morning light…

Old Is New Again

Young entrepreneurs use old buildings to give Seoul new life   “Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration,…

Chateau MiSo

A Korean winery lives up to its name

Soju: A Sophisticated Return to its Traditional Past

There’s so much more to soju than the ubiquitous green bottle You know of soju as the clear liquid magic (or headache) in little green bottles that accompany the sizzling grilled meat at Korean barbecue restaurants. Or maybe one of your favorite…

Raising the Bar

Pussyfoot Saloon elevates the Seoul cocktail scene Even as you descend the outdoor stairs, you feel like you are being transported to another, more beautiful world. Bamboo lines the top of the walls of the courtyard, and floor to ceiling windows…
Fox Wine Bistro

Wine Endures

Despite tough times, the city’s top wine bars keep the vino flowing It can be a very sad state of affairs for a wine lover in Seoul. Prices are outrageously high. Particularly if you come from a province (British Columbia) in another country…

Craft Beer Beefs Up its Bevy

It’s an exciting time for Korea’s beer scene as the nation’s brewers perfect their craft

Know Your Local Brewery

Discover Seoul’s craft beer, one neighborhood at a time

Makgeolli Gourmet

When you pair rice beer with gastronomy, good things happen

Wine by the glass

Four places to go when you only want a taste
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Magpie Brewing and Limix Lab

[box_dark] LABORS OF LOVE Magpie Brewing and Limix Lab are all about dedication to the craft Written by Daisy Larios Photographed by Ryu Seunghoo [/box_dark]   Seoul’s bar scene is almost a microcosm of Korea’s breakneck…