Are cat cafes even quirky anymore? They’re so standard in Seoul now that I hardly ever bat an eyelash at ’em. Anyhoo, when we first moved to Korea, I was so excited by the thought of feline-filled cafes, but after my first visit to one in Busan I left with a wounded thumb and vowed NEVER AGAIN! (You can revisit my catastrophic experience here.) However, Table A cat cafe in Sinchon recently lured me into its cat-covered confines and totally changed my mind. I mean, could you resist this face?!
I’ve mentioned Cafe Sukara in multiple posts on this blog, and even though I’ve enjoyed their scrumptious meals, drinks, and desserts on countless occasions, I don’t think I’ve ever actually done a review with directions and menu photos. So, here we go!
So, I recently learned that Veggieholic vegan bakery in Hongdae closed down, which of course made me super duper sad! Luckily, the owner has a opened a new shop in a new location (and with a new name) in Sinchon! Continue reading →
UPDATE: The Hongik Hello Kitty Cafe has moved! Click here for a post about the new cafe!
I guess most people are meant to grow out of their childhood obsessions as they age into adulthood. Before coming to Korea, I tried to make myself more ‘grown up’: got my dip-dye locks cut into a boring bob, bought professional black and white clothes: long, shapeless skirts and baggy cardigans, and gave away most of my brightly-colored clothes and make-up *sob*. Thankfully, I quickly realized that it’s generally acceptable for fully grown women to wear bright and bold outfits and accessories plastered with cartoon characters here. And even though Hello Kitty is Japanese, she’s just as popular here as she is in Japan. Sooo, lucky for me, there are two cafes in Seoul completely dedicated to all things pretty, pink, and Kitty!