Street bar for quick cocktails to go.

Vinyl bar, Seoul

Barely a decade old, this hole in the wall bar was first to serve up cocktails to go in durable and convenient vinyl bags. Sure, they might look like colostomy bags, but this is a student area and they’re way to young to know anything about colostomy.

For these pretty young things, disposable vinyl bags perfectly symbolise their carefree world. Vinyl was an immediate hit.

vinyl long island iced tea

But it’s the uber-cool music that really pulls them in. And with prices from W$3,000 it’s hip on the pockets too. No wonders lines are long late into the night.

Noodlies, Sydney food blog tried a long island iced tea, it’s a little on the weak side and didn’t warm up the insides, but hey maybe it tastes more like lolly water when your drink comes in a plastic bag?

In any case, I loved the music and the entire concept, which has since been copied by others around Seoul. But this is the original, and according to the crowd, still the best.

411-1, Seokyo-dong, Mapo-gu. Hongdae (마포구 서교동 411-1)

This delicious noodlies, Sydney food blog experience is courtesy of the lovely folks at Korean Tourism Organization.