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2017 Michelin Guide Gourmet Fair to open in Seoul

Michelin Guide Seoul will organize a gourmet fair in Seoul from Oct. 28-29, gathering together the restaurants introduced on last year’s Seoul edition of the gastronomical guide.

The three-starred La Yeon of The Shilla Seoul Hotel will participate in the fair alongside 18 other restaurants, including French restaurant L’amitie, modern Italian restaurant Ristorante Eo, modern Korean restaurant Mingles, and Chef Tony Yoo -- formerly of one-starred modern Korean restaurant Twenty Four Seasons.

The fair will be divided into three areas: Gourmet Zone, where the restaurants will feature their special pop-up menus; Dining Zone, where the visitors can enjoy their dishes; and Market zone, where the relevant brands will set up their booths.

2017 Michelin Guide Gourmet Fair (Michelin Guide Seoul)
2017 Michelin Guide Gourmet Fair (Michelin Guide Seoul)
The special menus from the top restaurants, which will be offered in limited quantities, can be reserved online from Oct. 7-18. The price is 15,000 won per dish and people who purchase a dish will be offered a free admission ticket to the fair.

Visitors can also enjoy a table d’hote dinner presented by chefs Tony Yoo (Oct. 28) and Ryu Tae-hwan of fusion restaurant Ryunique (Oct. 29). Reservations can be made online Oct. 7-27 and the price is 150,000 won per person.

The gourmet fair will also feature various events such as cooking demonstrations by the two chefs.

The fair will run from noon to 9 p.m. at All In Park in Hyundai I-Park Mall in Yongsan, Seoul. Tickets can be purchased on Naver’s booking page, at For more information, visit

Michelin Guide Seoul will release this year’s edition on Nov. 8 along with an awards ceremony.

By Kim So-yeon (