Food Trip: Kyochon

Here we go again for some Korean Food Trip!

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Eating Kyochon for tonight’s dinner.  It’s Lee Min Ho you’ll see when you settle down in the table.  Such a refreshing face.

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I love that Kyochon tells us consumers that they cook our meals with fresh ingredients, different from instant food that we are accustomed to.

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For our appetizer, we called a Soonsal Wrap.  It’s basically chicken fried in a special batter then wrapped with some ham, cheese and other spices.  Warning for non spicy eaters, this is really hot!

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Their Chicken Galbi Steak Set comes with Grilled Chicken, some salad and a bowl of rice with egg.  You can choose from Kimchi Rice, Garlic Rice or Steamed Rice.  The chicken was nothing special, just your regular grilled chicken.  It’s juicy though.  The salad is also so so.  I’m not a fan of Vinaigrette based salads.  The rice though, I am pretty sure that this is one of the best tasting garlic rice ever!  So good we ordered another bowl.

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The main stars in Kyochon!  They actually serve their chicken in 3 flavors – Original, Honey and Red. 

We ordered Original Drumsticks by 4 pcs and Honey Wings by 5 pcs.  Based on our taste test, the Original is better.  The Honey is too sweet.  Both series are super crunchy, the meat is juicy and not dry. 

Kyochon is definitely worth another visit.  Far from its competitor with the same sounding name.  A little bit expensive but sure tastes better. 

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Myeongdong Tourist Information Center

While walking towards Myeongdong, the Keb Plaza’s Money Mural caught our attention.  Good thing, we stopped to take pictures as we discovered a gem just a little behind it.

The Myeongdong Tourist Information Center is part of Korea’s technique to help tourists get around the city.  You can actually see Tourist Information Centers, Booths and Persons everywhere you go.  It’s very convenient for us since we can ask them for directions if we get lost, they are Multi Lingual too!  The Tourist Personnel either speak English, Mandarin or Japanese!

Back to the MTIC, it looked like this from the outside.  It features a map of Korea which is actually a Postbox! A different post on that cute Postbox!

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Inside the Center, tour guides who speak English, Japanese and Mandarin will greet you.  There were some computers with internet access which you could use.  The center also offers Free WIFI and unlike other Shops that close A/C during Cold Weather, the Center doesn’t close their A/C.  You can actually stay for a while in the benches inside.  Souvenirs and memorabilias are also available for purchase, this is important especially if you don’t have any more time to go to Insadong or the other markets.

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