‘Drinking Solo’


Drama Recaps
Drinking Solo: Episode 7
by | September 27, 2016 | 43 Comments
As hard as all of our teachers and students try to maintain their safe little emotional walls, they can’t keep up their defenses forever, and tiny cracks are beginning to show. Loneliness has become a habit, and they can try to convince themselves that solitude is their choice, but eventually their true feelings will demand... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | September 23, 2016 | 254 Comments
Hello party people, it’s time for another team check-in! This week, new dramas rolled in, which I was eager to check out, while older dramas stepped it up and got more interesting, so overall I was left with a pretty happy feeling in my little corner of dramaland. Of course, some shows gave higher highs... More »


Drama Recaps
Drinking Solo: Episode 6
by | September 21, 2016 | 59 Comments
Poor Hana is have a terrible, horrible, no-good very bad day — in fact, it’s just an awful day for everyone. Even their usual solitary drinking coping mechanisms can’t help, when a drink isn’t what they really need. Drinking alone is fine when you just want to wind down, but there’s nothing worse than being... More »


Drama Recaps
Drinking Solo: Episode 5
by | September 20, 2016 | 32 Comments
Confidence is a tricky thing, especially when our heroine is in a position of disadvantage to almost everyone around her. It can be difficult to respect someone who doesn’t respect herself, but it’s nice to see that some people around her are starting to care how she’s being treated, and more importantly, how she sees... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | September 17, 2016 | 276 Comments
Happy weekend! Team Dramabeans here, checking in with our updates on the good, the bad, and the WTF of this past week. Does anyone else need a hug or a stiff drink to wash it down? Maybe the Chuseok holiday meant time away from dramas for some of you, or maybe you just watched more... More »


Drama Recaps
Drinking Solo: Episode 4
by | September 14, 2016 | 34 Comments
Our resident grumpypants instructor is softening a little when it comes to Hana, and that may turn out to be a slippery slope for him. But misunderstandings and hurt feelings can get in the way of real communication, and it’s becoming clear that when it comes to Hana, Jung-seok’s solitary defense mechanisms aren’t going to... More »


Drama Recaps
Drinking Solo: Episode 3
by | September 13, 2016 | 31 Comments
The important thing in life isn’t what you accomplish, but how you accomplish it. Shortcuts may get you places, but they won’t get you there with any sort of integrity or value. Jung-seok knows this, and it’s no wonder he judges Hana so harshly when he perceives her to be where she is because of... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | September 11, 2016 | 342 Comments
How did everyone’s dramas stack up this week? Any big duds to avoid, or hidden gems you’ve unearthed on dusty old hard drives that you care to share? The constant turnover in dramaland is so relentless that I can’t remember the last time I went back and watched something old, but I’m about to have... More »


Drama Recaps
Drinking Solo: Episode 2
by | September 6, 2016 | 34 Comments
When office politics and student expectations threaten to get in the way of Hana’s ambition, she decides to take action. But it’s never a good idea to let your emotions guide your decisions, no matter how righteous they may seem at the time. And when you fumble and find yourself with nobody around to support... More »


Drama Recaps
Drinking Solo: Episode 1
by | September 5, 2016 | 41 Comments
Drinking Solo, the latest drama from one of the PDs of the Let’s Eat series, seems poised to continue in its predecessors’ footsteps when it comes to heart, connections, and appreciation of the finer things in life. A charming heroine and an arrogant hero clash in every way possible, never realizing that when it comes... More »