For Westerners who would like to take a break from traditional Korean foods like kimchi(김치) and kimbap(김밥), Brunch Factory in Sangnam-dong(상남동) offers a full and delicious menu of Western style café food.
Brunch Factory is home to a wide variety of light and fresh cuisine that provides Western people in Changwon a place to enjoy high quality bistro foods in a hip and modern atmosphere.
Using a variety of whole wheat breads, Brunch Factory offers such artisan sandwich and panini options such as honey camembert, beef and eggplant, mozzarella and tomato, and a salmon sandwich. They also have traditional bistro sandwiches like club sandwiches and ham and cheese sandwiches. Sandwiches and paninis are between 6,000 to 8,000 won ($6 – $8) and come with a petite salad of fresh greens. Restaurant-goers also have the option of buying their sandwich as part of a set, which comes with an Americano, adding to the sophistication of the meal and complementing the casual urban café atmosphere.
They also have delicious salad options ranging from 7,500 won to 10,5000 won ($7.50 -10.50) including a ricotta salad and chicken salad, complete with almonds, walnuts and cranberries. They also have a salmon salad topped with capers. All salads come with hearty whole grain bread.
They have a full drink menu of coffees, teas and smoothies and even have wine and Hoegaarden beer available.
Adding to the café feel, Brunch Factory has a sophisticated and elegant ambiance with bookshelves, chandeliers, trendy magazine, sconces and European-esque outdoor seating.
And, as the name implies, they also do offer a brunch set with eggs and sausage for those homesick for a good familiar breakfast.
So even though home may be thousands of miles away for some, everyone can enjoy a small, and high quality taste of home at Brunch Factory.
◆ Brunch Factory
◆ Addres : Changwon-si Seongsan-gu sangnam-dong 15-2 (성산구 상남동 15-2번지 한독빌딩)
♦ Posted by Coby Zeifman, Changwon Repoter Blogger.