Friday, June 29, 2007

Sub Zero

My roommate and co-worker is headed back to America this coming Wednesday. As this was her last weekend, we went out to say farewell. We started at one of our old haunts which was a hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Yongsan which specializes in salted fatty pork.
After dinner we found our way to Hongdae and went to the Sub Zero Ice Bar.
This might be the coolest place in Seoul. (No pun intended.) The bar is located in the basement of a parking garage. The entire bar is made of ice.
A 15,000W cover charge gets you coat, gloves and boot rental as well as one drink. I had a Black Korean. It was a little fruity for being a 'guys' drink. Peach tea and vodka.

Each drink came in our very own ice glass. The chairs were all made of ice but fortunately had an animal skin cover to keep your back side from getting too cold.Don't forget were also making a political statement. This is definitely a novelty place but it is completely worth the cover charge. We got lost the first time we looked for it so I'm providing the map for other to use. If you're in the Hongdae area, check it out!

1 comment:

Stephen said...

I'm the owner of Icebar Subzero and thank you for your posting the bar. Can I copy your post to my blog? Here's the address and please advise me if this will be making trouble. Thank you & Happy New Year!