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From Seoul to Your Soul, a Fusion Feast for Foodies & Design Enthusiasts

As playful design makes a comeback, the Kpod celebrates the vibrant culture of South Korea, embodying the spirit of the surging “K-Wave” phenomenon that has captivated audiences worldwide. From art and music to fashion, film, and food, Korean influence is gaining on popularity, and Kpod is at the forefront of this cultural revolution.

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Step inside Philadelphia’s Kpod, and you’ll find yourself immersed in a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The menu is a fusion of classic Korean dishes and inventive interpretations, offering a tantalizing array of flavours and textures. Whether you’re craving traditional banchan or eager to try something new, Kpod has something for everyone. And let’s not forget the beverage menu, featuring low-intervention wines and Korean soju to complement your meal perfectly.

But Kpod is more than just a place to eat and drink—it’s a feast for the senses. The restaurant space itself is a work of art, with custom-commissioned murals adorning the walls and LED colour-changing dining pods adding a playful touch. Designed by Lance Saunders and the talented team at Stokes Architecture + Design, Kpod is a visual masterpiece that captivates and inspires.

Recently awarded the prestigious BLT Built Design Award for Interior Design – Hospitality, Kpod is gaining recognition for its innovative approach to restaurant design. Lance Saunders and his team have transformed the space from a sleek, monochromatic environment to a bold and vibrant destination. From the eye-catching pink split-flap sign above the bar to the circular dining pods adorned with K-pop images, every detail has been carefully considered to create an unforgettable atmosphere.

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At Kpod, the old meets the new in a blend of vintage and modern industrial elements. The restaurant’s design pays homage to New Hope’s rich history while embracing its promising future. With a contemporary sensibility that feels both familiar and fresh, Kpod is a reminder of the power of design to shape our experiences and ignite our imaginations.

So whether you’re a longtime city dweller or a youthful newcomer, Kpod welcomes you with open arms to experience a kinetic oasis pulsing with remarkable energy. Come and discover the magic of Kpod for yourself—a place where food, design, and culture come together in perfect harmony.

Photo Credit: Jason Varney