Pasta is a representative dish
of Italy, and it generally refers to dishes made by boiling dough made from flour and water in salted water. It comes from the Italian word âimpasto,â which means âdough.â There are so many types of pasta,
with 160 types of ingredients and over 600 types of noodles. Seoul's
famous pasta restaurants include âTok Tokâ in Apgujeong, âMaremmaâ in Itaewon, âMongone
â in Yeonhui-dong, âGranoâ in Dosan Park, âDoughroomâ in Seorae Village, and âCasa di Noahâ in Yeonnam-dong. In recent years, famous chefs have opened Italian restaurants in Dosan Park and Cheongdam-dong,
gaining popularity. Let's meet the rising star of Gangnam pasta.
Dosan Park âVolpinoâ that you want to visit on your anniversary
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An Italian restaurant by Chef Kim Ji-woon, who is already well known for âCuccioloâ and âMaremma.â
It features a unique interior with a view of the kitchen from outside the building. With its red sofa and antique atmosphere, it is said that many people visit on various anniversaries, including actual birthdays. All pasta is cooked with raw noodles. The signature menu, âShrimp Sausage, Squid Ink Penne Pasta,â is a soft cream sauce pasta
with minced shrimp and squid meat. This is a menu that uses rich penne with squid ink to make the most
of its crunchy and chewy texture. âUni Pasta,â where you can enjoy the salty yet rich flavor of sea urchin eggs and fish eggs, is also a popular menu. Note that the
sea urchin roe and fish roe placed on top of the pasta are mixed directly.
10-7 Dosan-daero 45-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
â²Business hours: 12:00 – 22:30 every day, break
â²Price: Truffle arancini with
aioli sauce 19,000 won, ragu bolognese tagliatelle pasta 29,000 won, shrimp sausage, squid ink penne pasta 28,000 won
â²Review (Shikigami vivace_pse): I made a reservation
in advance and visited Volpino! Squid ink penne pasta with a variety of flavors popping out in your mouth on chewy raw noodles, sea bream
pasta with salty seafood flavors, and steaks that don't need explanation. The atmosphere was good and the food all tasted great, so I was really happy to eat it! The price range is
high, but it's a great place to visit on a special day.
2. Authentic Italian pasta, 'Terra 13' in Cheongdam-dong
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âTerra 13â is a new Italian restaurant by chef Santino Sortino
from Italy. It is a place that emphasizes authentic Italian flavors, such as using only the finest gnano pasta produced in the Campanha region and preparing homemade pasta using flour obtained from Italy. The signature dish, âBlack Truffle Pasta,â is a dish of
round parkeries topped with a creamy sauce made by adding black truffles. You can enjoy the deep, rich flavor
and umami unique to black truffles. If you parkerize, the asparagus inside is crisp and refreshing, so you
can enjoy it without getting bitten. It offers authentic Italian cuisine, so it may be a bit salty for Korean tastes, so check it out.
â²Location: 13 Dosan-daero 90-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
â²Business hours: 12:00
– 22:30 every day, break time 15; 00 â 17:30
â²Price: Bottarga Siciliana 45,000 won,
salcicce pizza 30,000 won
â²Testimonial (Tulip Girl): The black truffle pasta was the first pacheri noodle I ever tried, and it was nice that it had a rich cream in it. Truffles can be
added for 8,000 won per gram, so if you want a deeper flavor, I recommend adding 2,3 grams.
Adria â in Dosan Park, a pasta restaurant popular on social media
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A pasta restaurant famous for its visual appearance of a whole fish on social media. It is a popular place for
various gatherings due to its soft lighting and cozy atmosphere. The signature menu is âSpanish mackerel pasta,â where
a whole grilled mackerel is placed on top of oily pasta. Since mackerel is served by peeling the thorns, it is light yet soft and full of umami.
The chives are raised, and the visuals look like Korean food. The price of âSpanish mackerel pastaâ changes according to market prices. It's a great place to enjoy sweets such as chocolate lava cake and ricotta cheese tarts.
â²Location: 73, Apgujeong-ro 46-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
â²Business hours: 11:00
– 23:00 every day
â²Price: Sea urchin and assorted clam pasta 26,000 won, Spanish mackerel pasta market price
â²Testimonial (Fresh Lemona): Gardner Adria is a trattoria centered around food from the Adriatic region of northern Italy. Mackerel pasta here is the pasta of life.
4. Italian-style food stalls, Cucciolo Terrazza in Cheongdam-dong
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Chef Kim Ji-woon's fifth project, âCucciolo Terrazza,â is attracting attention as a hot spot every time it opens. It's an Italian-style pub concept with a relaxed style. Inside,
there are more bar tables than tables, and table seats are clustered on the terrace. They operate a menu that can be easily eaten with wine or
beer, such as bar snacks, mini pizza
âpizzetteâ, homemade sourdough bruschetta, etc., as well as a meal and snack menu. Natural wines are available in different price ranges,
and glass wines can also be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Please note that it may
be difficult to make a reservation due to its popularity.
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â²Location: 33 Seolleung-ro 52-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul Opening hours: 15:0 â
02:00 every day
â²Price: Green onion pasta 22,000 won , fried zucchini 12,000 won
â²Testimonial (I'm hungry ): I was quite satisfied with the restaurant
opened by Chef Kim Ji-woon of Osteria Kutulo. Coucholo, which represents a night night pasta bar, seems to have made complete use of Italian home-style Maremma , formal Italian restaurant Volpino, followed by Terrazza, which mainly focuses on alcoholic beverages. I'm very happy to be able to enjoy wine until late at Cheongdam with delicious pasta.
5. âCandidoâ in Apgujeong, a good value pasta restaurant
It is a pasta restaurant famous for its good value for money, such as the âLunch Special Course, â which offers 4 courses including coffee at a reasonable price. The signature menu, âRomesco sauce scallop,â is a dish where one side of the scallop is crispy and the other side is soft, then topped with
romesco sauce and baby beet leaves. You
can enjoy a chewy yet soft, melting texture at the same time. âVanilla ice cream
with olive oil,â where olive oil is poured on the spot, is a popular dessert menu. You can enjoy
a softer and sweeter flavor with olive oil.
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â²Location : 15, Eonju-ro 68-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul Opening hours: 12:00 – 23:00 every day,
break time 15:00 â 18:00,
closed on Sundays and Mondays â²Price: Scallop with Romesco sauce 29,000 won
â²Review (Shikigami WARNING223): Among the new restaurants I've been to these days, my
favorite places are Yeonnam Brusley and Apgujeong Candido right here. I liked everything about the restaurant, except for the feeling that the portion was a little