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Street Food for Dinner at Gwangjang Market in Korea

Posted on Mon, Apr 21, 2014 @ 07:10 PM

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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Tags: things to do in Korea, what to do on the weekend, what to do in korea, food in Korea, markets, Market, traditional market, cheap eats, Weekend activities in Korea

Bong's Food: An Introduction to Korea's Blood Sausage

Posted on Fri, Oct 25, 2013 @ 04:12 PM

For anyone who has heard of blood sausage, the Korean traditional sausage that scares a lot of foreigners, it is a Korean staple that everyone must try. It is one of those things that you are probably scared of (maybe EXTREMELY SCARED OF), but you should just give it a go. Luckily, there's a place that's very welcoming and serves this not so appealing Korean traditional dish.  Bong’s Food 봉스 떡볶이 is a small chain in Korea with an original location in Sookdae, and they serve up a less spicy version of the Korean traditional dish of rice cakes and it is probably the only place that I recommend for EVERYONE who lives in or is planning to visit Korea. 

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).
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Tags: blood sausage, food in Korea, restaurants in korea, restaurant, Daegu, eat in korea, cheap eats

Video Blog: Cheap Eats in Seoul!

Posted on Fri, Apr 12, 2013 @ 03:50 PM

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
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Tags: eating in Korea, seoul, what to do in korea, food in Korea, eating out in Korea, snacks, cheap eats

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