217-1, Dasan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Jongjeom Tteokbokki opened in 1978 and has been a popular restaurant on Sindang-dong Tteokbokki Street since then. The restauant serves a special meal option of adding fried rice to tteokbokki.
174-6, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Pyeongando Jokbal has a history of over 50 years, and is very popular among all the jokbal (pig's trotter) restaurants in the Jangchung-dong Jokbal Street area. The taste is outstanding, making this hard-to-find restauant a favorite among jokbal lovers.
123-12, Osan-ro, Osan-si, Gyeonggi-do
Choujeong offers fresh beef delivered from Hoengseong in Gangwon-do for the best taste of short ribs. A professional chef with 40 years of experience strictly manages all the dish.
7, Geumgang-ro 62beon-gil, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
Myeongdong 1 Beonji Dakgalbi is located on the famous Chuncheon Myeongdong Dakgalbi Street in the lake city of Chuncheon. The restaurant’s main menu is makguksu (cold buckwheat noodles) and dakgalbi, both specialties of Chuncheon that are hearty and delicious!
The chopped chicken used to make dakgalbi is 100% domestically produced and is served with fresh vegetables and the restaurant’s signature seasoning. Makguksu, another well-known local specialty, is buckwheat noodles served in cold broth with seasoning on top.
17, Haeundaehaebyeon-ro 209beonna-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan
Dongbaekseom Hoetjip is a nearby gourmet restaurant. It is a three story white building with a curved glass front on the second floor. The hearty modeum-hoe (assorted sliced raw fish) is the flagship dish of this restaurant. The portion is quite filling, despite the deceptively low price. You can enjoy the fresh raw fish of Busan, or any of the other dishes such as hoe-deopbap (raw fish bibimbap) and maeun-tang (spicy fish stew) which are also tasty.
25, Gwandeok-ro 15-gil, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
Dombe gogi stems from the Jeju dialect for "steamed and sliced pork served on chopping board," and is a widely popular traditional Jeju Island dish.
Dombedon restaurant, introduced in a MBC program, only uses meat from black pigs raised on Jeju Island. The meat is not only tasty, but is also low in fat, high in nutrition, and is said to be beneficial for health and beauty purposes—making it especially popular among women.
To preserve local flavor and taste, the restaurant prepares its meat using traditional cooking methods, as opposed to simply grilling the meat like many restaurants in the downtown area do. Thanks to these traditional cooking methods and the power of word-of-mouth, Dombedon has become a must-visit attraction of the region. In addition to the famous dombe gogi, the restaurant offers an array of dishes including grilled black-skinned pork, dolsot bibimbap, and chef’s cold noodle.
31-3, Chungnyeol-daero 237beon-gil, Dongnae-gu, Busan
Jeongnim Hanjeongsik is a medicinal seasoning research center and medicinal food specialty restaurant.
They make syrup with five grains for sweetness and vinegar with persimmon or plum for a sourn flavor. Pickled vegetables are fermented for 3 years or longer with enzymes made of native grasses.
46-4, Gaya-daero 784beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan
Located in the alley of Jobangnakji, Jobang Nakjibokkeum is a restaurant specializing in octopus dishes, including nakji-bokkeum (stir-fried octopus), saeu-bokkeum (stir-fried shrimp), nakji-jeongol (octopus hot pot), and other sorts.
79-10, Motgol-ro, Nam-gu, Busan
Kim Yusun Daegubboljjim is located in Daeyeon-dong, Nam-gu, Busan and they specialize in Daegu steamed codfish (also known as daegubboljjim in Korean). The daegubboljjim is made with crunch bean sprouts and spicy seasonings.
295, Gosan-ro, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do
Wonjo Jangsu Tongdak is a specialty resaturant that has been serving Korean chicken for over 25 years. It is located on the way to Daeheungsa Temple.
272, Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Passion 5 is located near Hangangjin Station in Hannam-dong and is a premium dessert café & gallery launched by SPC Group. The Passion 5 bakery brings a whole new culture of after-dining, providing customers with a diverse selection of delicious desserts including hand-made chocolates and puddings. Visitors can enjoy their treats in a gallery atmosphere.
The name Passion 5 comes from the combining of five elements: the bakery, patisserie, chocolates and café. The final element is the passion of those who create the desserts. The desserts are exquisitely designed and each element has its own unique atmosphere. In addition to the wonderful items from the bakery, there are usually 300 to 400 dessert items to choose from including cakes, puddings and chocolates.
19, Myeongdong 8na-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Jungang Hoegwan (est. 1956) is a specialty restaurant featuring ‘Jeonju Gopdol Bibimbap,’ which is the famous Jeonju bibimbap in a hot stone pot.