Tag: street food

KIMBAP: KOREA’S SUSHI SANDWICH

  Kimbap is Korea’s answer to a sandwich – it’s cheap, quick, healthy, and delicious. Though it can easily be mistaken as sushi, it differentiates itself from its Japanese counterpart in that it requires no side wasabi or soy sauce. Meet Dai Yun Kim and Mi Yang Kim, owners […]

THE SQUARE DUMPLING

They are delicious and they are square. They are Korean barley dumplings. While strolling around Seoul’s well-known Namdaemun Market district, it’s easy to spot these vendors of the square dumpling, always manning the grill with great intent. At a glance, the pile-up of brown hued dumplings may not […]

SEOUL’S #1 MIXED SKEWER!

Ahhh yes, a typical sight on the streets of Seoul. Clusters of customers gathering around food vendors day and night. It’s truly one of the most wonderful cultural aspects of the city. Today we gather around the mixed skewer. Some of Korea’s most beloved and traditional street foods […]

POTATO TORNADO in SEOUL!

Here it is: the great potato twister, the magic tool, perhaps one of the most clever contraptions ever made for a potato (after the masher of course). But Koreans don’t mash their beloved potatoes, they twist them, and they twist for a delicious purpose. Behold! – The Potato […]