"A Traveler's Want-to-Eat-List" in Korea Part 1: Soy Crabs and Samgyetang by Pakinam Magdy P

Sunday, June 07, 2015



Dear Seoul Eats Readers,

A member of our Seoul Eats Facebook Page (currently nearly 10,000 members) Pakinam Magdy sent me a list of all the foods that she wants to eat while in Korea by grazing through the facebook group. As you know the Facebook group is tough to find stuff after it has left the main page. She has gone through and listed the foods she would like to eat in Korea. We have credited the authors and credited the blogs the content has come from. Mind you, another blogger, Zenkimchi has done a much more comprehensive job in his book that you can can buy via Amazon here.

I would like to Thank Pakinam for her diligent work. And if you would like to help feed Seoul by contributing, feel free to contact me at seouleats at gmail dot com.

Bio: Pakinam Magdy A Architect who gets really pissed if you take away her sweets. I am very passionate about trying out and discovering new yummy for the tummy eats and places. Have travelled to exotic locations before and lately Korean culture/food has sparked an immense curiosity in me which got me researching loads of Korean related matters. I am not in Korea yet but I have compiled a list of amazing restaurants accumulated from Seoul eats group and Korean food blogs for when I get the chance to visit.
Photo by Julie Park of Seoul Foodie
Soy raw crab:
1- Jin Mi
- (that’s all they do, and they’re damn good at it) -James Yu
- Get your 간장게장 (Ganjang Gaejang) - Korean raw crab marinated in soy sauce at the best joint in Seoul! If you haven’t tried it yet, you’re missing out! This amazing dish tastes even better in the winter! Click the blogpost for descriptions and details! -Julie Park
Read more at: http://www.seoulfoodie.com/blog-1/jinmi-soy-sauce-raw-crab
Address: 서울 마포구 공덕동 105-127. 105-127 Gongdeok-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Call: 02-3211-4468

2- Il Pum - James Yu
Soy marinated crab…probably one of my favorite things to eat. Brings back memories of fighting with my little sister over who gets the main shell to mix rice into (I always lost - hard to fight or even reason with a sibling six years younger).It’s good to know that Il Pum (일품) in Gangnam gets it right. I’ve been here a few times now and have enjoyed their crab every time. First, they’re quite large.
Read more at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/seouleats/search/?query= Il Pum 
Il Pum is located in the alley across from the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Nonhyeon-dong (Nonhyeon-dong 202).

3- Masan
Directions: Take subway line 3 to Sinsa Station and go out exit 4. Walk straight for about 20 meters and take a right. Walk for about 80 meters and you should see the beginning of Ganjang Gejang Alley.
Read more at: http://happiebb.com/blog/2014/09/26/my-seoul-eats-1/
http://www.dianping.com/shop/19387552/map

Address: 626-70, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea            Call: 02-540-3031

4- 홍일품간장게장
Soy crab or chilli crab set 18,000 also has spicyt fich roe soup 15,000.
Read more at: http://blog.daum.net/_blog/BlogTypeView.do?blogid=0gXke&articleno=51

Address: 410-13 Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea      
Phone:+82 2-335-1831
Photo by thatfoodcray. Go to the link here
Samgyetang:
1- Tosokchon
Average Price per Person: ₩15,000 to ₩30,000 KRW
Read more at: http://www.thatfoodcray.com/seoul-korean-rice-stuffed-chicken-ginseng-soup-samgyetang-tosokchon/

Address: 5 Jahamun-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
or
 85-1, Chebu-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea ‎
Phone: +82 2-737-7444
Hours: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

2- Baekjae Samgyetang (백제 삼계탕)
Price: 15,000 won to 25,000 won per dish
Read more at: http://seoulistic.com/korean-food/samgyetang-korean-style-chicken-soup-for-the-soul-myeongdong/

Address: Seoul, Jung-gu, Myeongdong-2-ga 50-11 (서울 중구 명동2가 50-11)
Phone number: 02-776-3267

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