Hwain Building [화인빌딩], Cheongju

Wok of Love (2018)

This building — which appears as Chilseong Building — is owned by ex-gangster Doo Chil-Seong (Jang Hyuk) in Wok of Love/Greasy Melo (기름진 멜로) (SBS, 2018). He runs the Chinese Restaurant ‘Hungry Frying Pan’ on the first floor that Seo Poong (Lee Joon-Ho) takes over as chef at the end of episode 4 and renames in ‘Hungry Wok’ in episode 16.

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Hwain Building [화인빌딩] is a 7 floor tall business building located in the neighborhood Yullyang-dong [율량동] in the Sangdang District [Sangdang-gu/상당구] of the city of Cheongju [청주시]; around 2.5 hours South of Seoul by public transport. It sits vis-à-vis the Grand Plaza Cheongju Hotel [그랜드플라자 청주호텔]. Since end of 2016, it was up for lease and the Chinese restaurant in Wok of Love can as such be considered as a film set.

충청북도 청주시 청원구 충청대로 113
(충북 청주시 청원구 율량동 1066)
Geolocation: 36.666585, 127.493259

Getting here
Osong Station [청주역], Gyeongbu and Honam High Speed Railway/Chungbuk Line
(Best take a bus/taxi from here)
— submitted by Marion KDL

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