(*Update: 2023; permanently closed)
A new location hasn’t changed the charming appeal of Comedor, Itaewon’s only Paraguayan restaurant. The empanadas are excellent, especially the cheesy ham and cheese and the well seasoned, tender beef option. We ate the lasagna, and it was acceptable, as far as Korean Italian food goes. But the highlights are the empanadas, and the Chipa, a yucca and cheese mixture that is both chewy and crunchy. I asked the owner, Wilma, my 3 questions in my broken Espanol:
1) How long have you been open? Six years.
2) What is your favorite dish? Empanadas.
3) What is the most important thing in life? Family. My daughter works here, and we are happy working together.
Overall, a nice place for an authentic South American dinner in Seoul.
Exit Itaewon #3, walk straight 100 meters, turn right, go up the hill and it’s on your right after about 60 meters.