I’m on a roll today. Ehe.
So let me first lure you in with this ultimate foodporn picture:
The ultimate cure to any chocolate craving. The kind of monster that will leave you awake at night, salivating and re-living your encounter with it. It’s the Triple Chocolate bingsu, a type of Korean dessert made up of shaved ice, milk, and sweetened azuki beans- this time replaced with brownies, truffles, homemade chocolate brownie gelato, chocolate shaved ice, and candied walnuts. Um. How do you resist this beast?!
The cafe itself looks pretty harmless- a chocolate cafe called Cacao Green in Myeongdong, the busy shopping district of Seoul. They are also doubled up with a frozen yogurt cafe called Red Mango, so you can order both of the cafe’s menus here.
Sofie, waiting for our beast. Noooom.
Voila! Urf, what I would give to stick my face in that chocolate glory again..
Me, just about to plunge. Nom.
Dense and chocolatey brownie, slightly bitter and chewy truffle, creamy chocolate shaved ice with the sweet and perfect chocolate gelato.. and the candied walnuts to provide just the right crunch of texture.
I’ll admit, after a while, all the chocolate- despite being all high quality, really great tasting stuff- got a little sickening. (Not that we didn’t finish it- we licked it clean.) We ordered the Regular (around 11000 won), and I can only imagine what the Large (13000 won ish?) would look like. I recommend gathering up 3 Sofie-and-Minsoo sized people, or 2 regular adults, to attack the Regular.
Cacao Green & Red Mango, Myeondong Store
3F 32-5 Myeong-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
It’s on the second floor, and for those of you lucky ducks with a smart phone, get the Naver Maps app and type in Cacao Green. Let your phone show you the light into this chocolate heaven.