Korean street food. Three words that will always, without a doubt, get my attention. As someone who's constantly hungry, the delicious options at the street food carts in Korea won me over instantly. Imagine my excitement, then, when a friend suggested stopping by Gwangjang Market in Seoul for dinner, telling me it offered basically every kind of street food imaginable...
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Ddukbokki is a popular Korean staple food, along with blood sausages 순대, fish cakes 오뎅, and a variety of battered fried goodies 튀김 (which range from vegetables to dumplings to fish cakes even).
A cheap way to eat after a night of drinking in Seoul. A small glimpse of what the city has to offer while teaching English in Korea.
How to order and eat:
- Ddukbokki (rice cake) drowned in red chili paste usually served with fish cake, be careful of the spicy level !
- Sundae (blood sausage) can be served with the ddukbokki sauce if asked for
- Oedang (fish cake) can be taken from a soup of radish and crab, top with a soy sauce and eaten from the stick
- Kimbap (sushi rolls) are sliced and can be dunked in the spicy chili sauce or consumed as is
- Fried goodies are usualy 4 or 5 pieces for $2 that are deep fried, cut up for your enjoyment