Instagram ID @lee.___.dovely
2016-10-29 7,078
Robyn

Famous Traditional Market Eats

FTW food that is timeless

2016-10-29 7,078

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The world largely sees the big, flashy spots in Seoul as the hub of Korea.

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But what if I told you that the actual gems are tucked away in the traditional markets?

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Now, if you'll excuse me. Must....Get.....To.....The......Food...........


Jongno

Wonjo Jeong Halmeoni Gireum Tteokbokki

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Instagram ID @cafeplaceone

Tongin Market's oil-fried rice cakes have stood the test of time.


Nonhyeon Dong

Lee Bukjip

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MangoPlate ID @KimGibbeum

One of the few places where you can try pig's feet NK-style.


Andong

Jongga Jjimtalk

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Instagram ID @lee.___.dovely

It's a truth universally acknowledged that Andong IS jjimdak, and vice versa.


Busan Jung-gu

Kkangtonggolmok Halmae Yubujeongol

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Instagram ID @i.see.another

Deliciously stuffed and deep-fried tofu pockets? Check. Cranky elderly owner? Checkcheck.


Sokcho

Manseok Dakgangjeong

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MangoPlate ID @Gastronomy

Manseok probably has more rabid followers than all your social media channels combined.


Sokcho

Sokcho Ahjussi Twigim Matjip

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Instagram ID @spicy_jenny

Have you seen a more majestic tower of deep-fried, glistening shrimp? I think not.


Daegu Jung-gu

Sammisigdang

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Instagram ID @kd_hn

A spread of food as lavish as this should be... ENJOYED ALL BY YOURSELF YAS #TreatYoself


Jongno

Suninae Bindaetteok

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MangoPlate ID @퐝뎅

Famous people who've stopped by: John Kerry (!), Tim Burton (!!), and Pres. Obama (!!!!!).


Jeonju

Eommason Haejangguk

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MangoPlate ID @치즈치즈

It would be sacrilege to leave Busan without at least having tried gukbap (rice soup).

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Road Trip 2016? The challenge is so, so very on.

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