Vegan Eats and Treats in Seoul: March Rabbit, Slunch Factory, and PLANT

Today is Chuseok, or Korean Thanksgiving, so all of Seoul’s tasty restaurants, cafes, and bars are closed as staff and owners return to their ancestral homes to pay respects to their ancestors and indulge in traditional Korean feasts.  Meanwhile, we’re holed up in our tiny apartment.  Luckily, we spent the past few weekends indulging in all kinds of yummy vegan treats, including a couple of new surprises!

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Veggieholic Bakery

UPDATE: November 2014: Veggieholic has shut down, but the owner has opened a similar bakery in Sinchon called The Bread Blue.  Click here for photos and directions!

I’m not sure how, but I had never heard of Veggieholic (a vegan bakery in Hongdae) until pretty recently, even though it’s been around for years!  I did a quick search for it on the interwebz and found that it moved from its original location a couple years ago, and there were also some remarks about it not being completely vegan.  It was pretty tricky to find (don’t worry: I’ve included detailed directions at the bottom of this post!), but once I got there the owner reassured me that EVERYTHING in the shop was egg, milk, and butter-free.

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So I went right ahead and got stuck into all that carby goodness!

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