Privy 5 Seoul Eric Rhee

Food and Travel TV Producer

Eric Rhee is a food and travel TV producer based out of New York City. He produced the PBS TV series "Spain... on the road Again" starring Mario Batali, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Bittman, and Claudia Bassols. Currently, he is producing a PBS TV series about Korean food and culture called "Kimchi Chronicles" featuring Marja Vongerichten and her husband, Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Eric Rhee is also co-founder of KoreanBeacon.com, a website dedicated to sharing insights into Korean-American culture and life.  He received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University. His favorite people to hang out with are chefs and here are 5 places that Eric Rhee has had some memorable meals.

Privy 5 Seoul Eric Rhee
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  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Nakwon-dong

    Cuisine:Korean, Korean BBQ

    272 Nakwon-dong 1F Fraser Hotel Seoul Jongno-gu

    Local Language Address: 서울시 종로구 낙원동 272 프레이저스위츠호텔 1층

    Located in the Fraser Suites Hotel, Hanuso is a Korean barbecue restaurant home to some of the best galbi tang in all of Seoul. It is one of the finest upscale dining experiences in Seoul with plenty of private rooms if you need to entertain guests. Hanuso only specializes in premium meet from the best raised cattle. The first-class restaurant follows the motto of "the best fresh ingredients, the ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Seocho-dong

    Cuisine:Korean, Korean BBQ

    1366-5 Seocho-dong Seoul Seocho-gu

    Local Language Address: 서울시 서초구 서초동 1366-5

    Two Plus is a fantastic restaurant in Seoul that is beautifully furnished with a delicious menu. The upscale restaurant serves up their popular filet and ribs in addition to other Korean classics. If you're in Seoul, you have to visit Two Plus at least once.
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Insadong/Bukchon


    8-7 Insa-dong Seoul Jongno-gu
    Doore is a wonderful restaurant to behold in that it has great history to it and exhibits the beauty of traditional Korea. The quality of the dishes, including their excellent bibimbap and kimchi, reflects the passion and talent of the chef. The owner and chef, Sook Hee Lee knows how to cook up a spectacular traditional Korean meal. The end result is something both delicious and harmonious with fl ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Samseong-dong

    Cuisine:Korean, Korean BBQ

    147-15, Samseong-dong 1-2F Seoul Gangnam-gu

    Local Language Address: 서울시 강남구 삼성동 147-15 지상 1,2층

    If pork belly grilled over oak charcoal sounds good to you, Heukdong is your kind of restaurant. The sleek venue is special in that it houses perhaps best samgyeopsal in Seoul. The impressive looking restaurant gets even better when you taste the renowned and classic pork barbecue. They specifically use black pork from it's own pig farm in the Jeju region and you'll definitely taste the amazing fl ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Itaewon


    540 Itaewon-dong Seoul Yongsan-gu

    Local Language Address: 서울시 용산구 이태원동 544

    Cha Dol House (Chaldoljip) Restaurant on Itaewon in Yongsan-gu is well known barbecue eatery that is famous for their chadolbagi specialty –scrumptious thinly sliced brisket grilled tableside on oak charcoal. The cozy 2 storey restaurant with all wood interior has an all glass façade so people walking past would be able to see happy diners feasting on meat barbecues or sipping Doenjang jjigae brot ... read more >

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