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Sweet, savory, sour, salty and spicy – Korean cuisine packs a punch of flavors, often all in the same dish and sometimes even in the same mouthful. Step out of your culinary comfort zone to discover delectable, feisty, and sometimes unrecognizable culinary creations on every corner.

Undoubtedly, it is a place to suit everybody’s tastes. Seoul offers a wide variety of tantalizing tastes that will tickle your tastebuds. Your mouth will be watering with scrumptious food that is also a feast for one’s eyes. Your holiday will be flavored with many diverse culinary experiences.

One of the most popular jjigae dishes in Seoul is budae jjigae (army stew), which incorporates bacon, sausages, Spam meat, ramyeon noodles, and rice cakes mixed with gochujang paste for a spicy flavor. Bibimbap, which means “mixed rice,” is another firm favorite. It refers to a Korean dish made with warm white rice topped with gochujang, doenjang, soy sauce, and a variety of sauteed and seasoned vegetables like cucumber, soybean sprouts, radish, spinach, and mushroom.

When visiting Seoul, we recommend that you taste Korea’s most popular and favorite dishes, namely:

Korean Food Guide: Top Must-Try Dishes:

Haemul Pajeon.
Sundubu Jjigae.

Seafood is a common ingredient in making Korean food. Korean dishes like spicy Korean fish stew are one of the best dishes made of fish.

If you are a seafood lover, you’ll be hooked!

Kimchi is a representative side dish that must be noticed at the table of Koreans. Koreans consume almost two million tons of kimchi every year. The country has a tradition of making kimchi before winter to preserve it until summer when fresh vegetables are supplied. It is a traditional fermented vegetable dish with many variations in recipes and forms, using different vegetables such as cabbage, radish, and cucumber.

The culinary experience is very much a part of visiting any country. The more adventurous you are, the more you will experience and enjoy.

Street Food is always a flavorful experience in Seoul.

The restaurants in South Korea are housed in beautiful buildings. The “eating out” experience is flavored with additional spice for those who find architecture appealing.

ATJ has partnered with a few highly recommended restaurants that promise not to disappoint.

Click on the links to view what they have on offer.

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