Food and Drink

   

Seoul Metro

Posted by Zak Hepburn

<
>

Opening its doors six months ago, Seoul Metro provides a good spread of well priced and spiced Korean cuisine. Nestled within a multi-story carpark, when we visit on a Saturday night the place is packed and pumping along to a K-Pop soundtrack .

To begin we ordered a small bottle of Soju ($9), which tasted a little like a sweet vodka. Warming up, we shared a plate mixed vegi-dumplings ($9) served on a bed of kimchi. The dumplings were filled with bean curd and fermented veggies and had a sweet spice tang.

Then it was time for the chicken and tofu bibimbap ($13 a piece). Each dish arrived in a sizzling bowl that housed a raw egg perched upon a mix of rice, noodles and vegetables.The chicken arrived with thinly sliced pieces of breast fillet, lightly spiced and tender, while the tofu came with a generous serve of fried tofu cubes that made for a tasty base when mixed with the raw egg and noodles. Both were served with super hot chili sauce and side platter of kimchi, greens and bean shoots.

Open for lunch and dinner, the hospitable staff are happy to guide patrons through the affordable menu which also includes a great sharing option of dukbokki (Korean Spicy Rice Cakes – $20) for larger groups.

Satisfying and spicy.

SEOUL METRO
380 Londsdale St, Melbourne
9078 – 3778
Open every day, 12pm – late


Art & Design

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2014/07/23/design-for-mirabel/

Design for Mirabel

10 designers, one charity, two days.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2014/07/21/nite-art-2014/

Nite Art 2014

Artists emerge after hours for Nite Art.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2014/07/15/gertrude-street-projection-festival-4/

Gertrude Street Projection Festival

Brightening up our bleak winter nights.

What's On

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2012/11/08/elling/

Elling

Mental illness and the power of friendship gives this production by The Melbourne Theatre Company real heart.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2012/10/26/a-taste-of-mauritius/

A Taste of Mauritius

The Woodlands Hotel is hosting a seven course dinner of Mauritian cuisine matched with beer, rum and cocktails. What's not to like?

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2012/10/10/pinot-palooza/

Pinot Palooza!

Dan Sims from The Wine Guide talks about being a Pinotphile and a new event where lovers of the grape can get their geek on.