walking into 'the spice'
'The Spice' looks pretty different in the evenings...love it!
Chef Edward Kwon’s newest restaurant ‘The Spice’-contemporary European bistro, recently opened its doors in May in Hannam-dong, Seoul. ‘The Spice’ offers a course menu only, with extremely reasonable prices. The platform of chefs can’t be beat-Executive Chef Darren Vaughan from Sydney, Pastry Chef Chad Yamagata from Vancouver are just to name a few that are behind the culinary creations at the Spice. Reservations are highly recommended, and it’s a great spot to hold private events. This is definitely the ‘hottest, to-be-seen’ restaurants in Seoul! I am fortunate that I work with such a great team…and a great boss!
The photos will speak for themselves…
green peas veloute, baba ghanouj, mushroom powder, truffle oil, bacon foam
dungeness crab and yabbi ravioli, lime infused midori dressing, cucumber, grapefruit, cayenne
port wine braised beef short rib, potato gnocchi, green peas, spring onions, caramelized onion, chervils, baby basil
pan seared halibut, scallop sausage, caramelized endive vanilla scented white bisque foam, lemon balm, topped with bacon powder
my favorite at spice-vanilla mouse with pineapple and chocolate crumble
pan fried foie gras, toasted brioche, strawberry reduction, chilean grape jelly, lemon oil powder, lemon verbana
the lamb was perfect...lamb loin, spiced couscous, tomato and zucchini succotash, mint jus
pan seared sonoma duck breast with sherry glazed peach, ginger compote, arugula, and orange mustard jus
amazing presentation! pan seared salmon, crushed idaho potato, butter poached crayfish, green peas, vine tomato coulis
all the desserts at spice-thanks to chef chad yamagata!
having dinner at 'The Spice' in hannam dong with friends tina, sally, and hyo yun
chef suby and leo, late night at 'the spice'
sommelier jeremy...always looking so serious 🙂
the colors of the booth changes in the evenings