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10 Recommended
FACT  No.10

10 Recommended

Seoul is a food heaven, you can find restaurants in any streets. We pick up restaurants carefully from familiar cuisines
such as bibimbap and pork BBQ to local popular foods such as boiled whole chicken and special parts of beef.
Let’s go on a Korean food journey!
  • Lady crab pickled in soy sauce
    Also known as ‘rice robber’

    The lady crabs shipped directly from Chungcheongnam-do dipped in homemade soy sauce and aged. When you bite into it you get a silky texture, a tasty, blissful world melt in your mouth.

    2F, 20, Gukhoe-daero 74-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

  • From the city of gastronomy, Jeonju
    Traditional Bibimbap

    About 20 kinds of ingredients such as rice cooked with beef bone broth, seasonal vegetables namles, yukke, etc. are added on a brass bowl warmed to 70 degrees. It goes well together with homemade Gochujang.

    2F, 27, Myeongdong 8ga-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

  • Boasting its golden soup
    Traditional Pyongyang style cold noodles

    The soup drawn for 12 hours or more from luxury domestic cattle tastes as good as it looks. The noodles are made from buckwheat flour and has a unique in homemade scent. It is also recommended that you add vinegar and mustard as you like.

    35, Sejong-daero 11-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

  • A couple from North Korea runs
    A well-known old-fashioned BBQ shop

    The baked meat specialty store of hard and fat cow’s rib meat, chadolbagi. When you placing it on a hot steel plate, the slimming fat of the cow melts and the chewy meats are outstandingly compatible with the special vinegar soy sauce.

    24, Hangang-daero 62na-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

  • Pretty rare in Korea
    A conger eel specialty shop

    The secret of baking natural conger eel from Heuksando island is to cook over the charcoal fire to the extent of medium rare. The exquisite flavor and harmony of the soft and light meat and crisply baked crust.

    35-4, Eonju-ro 164-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

  • Rustic Korean home cooking
    You can enjoy in Gangnam

    Ordering for one person boasts a set full-size set meal with about 13 kinds of side dishes such as kimchi, steamed egg and oden. You can also order mackerel and stir fried pork at an extra cost.

    48, Seolleung-ro 148-gil,Gangnam-gu, Seoul

  • Now, the hottest in Seoul
    Specialty shop for pork meat

    The premium pork meat is baked with charcoal right after ordering and has its excess fat removed. Furthermore, if you bake it carefully with iron plate, the crispy outside, juicy inside samgyeopsal is completed.

    26, Gangnam-daero 158-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

  • If you master ‘Chimaek’
    You can be a true Korean expert!

    Korean fried chicken is not an exaggeration to say, a national food.
    The recommended way to eat it is ‘Chimaek’ which abbreviated Chicken and Maekju (Beer). If you eat outside along the Han River or the park, the taste is doubled!

    760, Seolleung-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

  • Meaning ‘whole chicken’
    A traditional healthy soup

    Korean style boiled chicken. Unlike samgyetang which puts medicinal herbs and sticky rice, it is simply boiled chicken with vegetables, so you can enjoy the chicken broth fully. You can add udon or rice in the soup afterword.

    14, Jong-ro 40ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

  • Traditional cow soup and rice
    Loved by the past presidents

    Gomguk specialty shop founded in 1943. Cow bones, meat and the internal organs are carefully boiled and fat is removed from the soup. It has a rich cow flavor. It is great even if you add salt, leek and kimchi.

    12, Myeongdong 9-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

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