Food for the Seoul

Food for the Seoul, Seoul, South Korea (B)

I love Korean food! The downside to traveling solo in South Korea is that I could not try dishes that have huge servings (good for 2-3 persons). I was definitely happy that this time my sister was with me. We'd wander around sightseeing, walk until our feet feel like they're about to fall off, then stuff ourselves to make up for the calories we burned.

Sujebi is hand-pulled dough in anchovy broth (8000 won per person). We got to Samcheongdong Sujebi just as it opened and the restaurant quickly filled with locals—a sign that this place (and its speciality: sujebi) is a must-try!

The first time I tried jokbal, or pig's trotters, was when my friend brought me to Manjok Oh Hyang Jokbal in 2016. For my 2018 trip, my sister joined me during the second half of the trip, and I made sure to bring my her to Manjok Oh Hyang Jokbal even though I knew we could not finish all the food—one order is good for 3 persons. The restaurant is always busy and I was lucky to find a voucher for it in Klook. The voucher required to indicate the date and time of visit and we therefore did not have to queue for a table as long as we showed up on time. We ordered the jokbal and bossam (boiled pork) set. It came with soup and many banchan (side dishes). We could barely walk after this lunch. We were stuffed! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Food for the Seoul
Guide Location: South Korea » Seoul
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mustachio Ventures
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Samcheongdong Sujebi
  • Manjok Oh Hyang Jokbal
  • Jogyesa Kitchen
  • Tosokchon Samgyetang
  • Lickin
  • Tong-in Market
  • Gwangjang Market
  • Ikseondong

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