Succulent soft-ice-cream in Seoul's Samcheong-dong
Seoul's summers can be incredibly muggy; fortunately, the South Korean capital is full of sweet treats to cool you off. A recent trend has been "soft ice cream"—but get the taste of fast-food dubious-dairy 'soft-serve' out of your mind. Organic milk here is transformed into an intensely 'pure milk sweet' semi-frozen wonder topped with bits of real honeycomb. My wife and I agreed that this was one of the best dairy-desserts we have ever had anywhere. Who says 'Asians don't do dairy?' Prove that idea deliciously wrong when strolling in leafy Samcheong-dong; indulge in "Honey Top." Down the street from the Presidential "Blue House" and just up the hill from Gyeongbokgung Palace, this is one sweet spot...
By Joseph Cyr, AFAR Local Expert
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