Korean Regional Food

Korean cuisine has been influenced by the well-defined four seasons About Korean food: Korean cuisine has been influenced by the well-defined four seasons and by the land’s position as a peninsula. Local dishes are made from ingredients that fully reflect the geographical characteristics of each microclimate and region. The recipes of such dishes have been…

Kimchi, Korean traditional food

In late November or early December, Korean families used to prepare enough kimchi to last the long winter. The kimchi was stored in large clay jars partially buried to maintain temperature and retain flavor. In modern Korea, housewives often don’t have time to make kimchi or the outdoor space needed to store large amounts. But…

Facts about Food

Rice still remains the staple of most Koreans, but among the younger generations, many prefer Western-style food. Rice has been usually accompanied by various side dishes, mostly seasoned vegetables, soup, pot stew and meat. A Korean traditional meal is not complete without kimchi, a mixture of various pickled vegetables such as Chinese cabbage, radish, green…

About Korean Food

For international travelers, Korea offers a wide range of restaurants that are comparable to those in the most cosmopolitan cities around the world. Healthy Korean food is the most popular. Whether the establishment serves Western beefsteak or Vietnamese noodles, you will be welcomed there with open arms. Authentic Korean cuisine is nutritious and healthful, combining…

Pro Ganjang Gejang (프로간장게장) near Garosugil Sinsadong

Type / Specialty Menu Korean Food Address 9 Gil97 Gangnamdaero Seochogu Seoul 서울시 서초구 강남대로 97길 9+82-2-543-4126 (Korean) Inquiry +82-2-543-4126 (Korean) Introduction Pro Ganjang Gejang is a restaurant in Sinsa-dong, Seoul, serving soy sauce marinated crab (ganjang gejang). This restaurant opened in 1980 as the first ganjang gejang restaurant in Korea. Since its opening, it has grown in popularity not only among Koreans also among foreign…

Samcheongdong sujebi (삼청동수제비) near Gyeongbokgung-Palace

Samcheongdong sujebi (삼청동수제비) Introduction Sujebi (Korean pronunciation: [sudjebi], South Korea) or milgaru ddeudeo guk ( North Korea) is a Korean traditional soup consisting of dough flakes roughly torn by hand, with various vegetables. The flavor and recipe resemble kalguksu, except that the latter is made with noodles rather than wheat flakes. It is commonly considered a…