Famous Traditional Market Eats
FTW food that is timeless
The world largely sees the big, flashy spots in Seoul as the hub of Korea.
But what if I told you that the actual gems are tucked away in the traditional markets?
Now, if you'll excuse me. Must....Get.....To.....The......Food...........
Wonjo Jeong Halmeoni Gireum Tteokbokki
Tongin Market's oil-fried rice cakes have stood the test of time.
One of the few places where you can try pig's feet NK-style.
It's a truth universally acknowledged that Andong IS jjimdak, and vice versa.
Kkangtonggolmok Halmae Yubujeongol
Deliciously stuffed and deep-fried tofu pockets? Check. Cranky elderly owner? Checkcheck.
Manseok probably has more rabid followers than all your social media channels combined.
Sokcho Ahjussi Twigim Matjip
Have you seen a more majestic tower of deep-fried, glistening shrimp? I think not.
A spread of food as lavish as this should be... ENJOYED ALL BY YOURSELF YAS #TreatYoself
Famous people who've stopped by: John Kerry (!), Tim Burton (!!), and Pres. Obama (!!!!!).
It would be sacrilege to leave Busan without at least having tried gukbap (rice soup).
Road Trip 2016? The challenge is so, so very on.
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