Mozzie, Itaewon, Seoul

It was POURING last night in Seoul (the monsoon rain where umbrellas barely help fight off any rain). But we had made plans for our UNDP Seoul Policy Centre S/S 2016 Interns Night weeks ago and decided to trek over in the rain. After several attempts at finding a place with good food and drinks, Derek took us to Mozzie (Maori + Ozzie) – an Australian/New Zealand restaurant/bar by ITW hotel. Mozzie is located in the first alleyway off the main road of Itaewon (subway exit 3), up the alley with the transgender bars, then first left hilly alley with motels and old stores. I had never been to this area of Itaewon before and the run down motels seemed pretty sketchy in the dark rainy evening. Mozzie stood out like a diamond in the rough with its elegant and classy decor and outdoor patio with small evergreen trees decorated in little white christmas lights. Pretty shocked that this nice place was hidden away here. I loved the ambiance, jazz and oldies music, decor of the wooden tables and long bar with white christmas lights in the darkness, big wall-sized windows, and delicious comfort food. How did I not know about this place before?!

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