Category archives for: Korea

Seoul, KR: Korean Street Food – Giant Ice Cream

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etting a cone this size is a special treat – and one that is surprisingly affordable – only W2000. Most venders serving up this style of soft serve cone offer only chocolate and vanilla.

Seoul, KR: Korean Street Food – The Tornado Potato

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Tornado Potatoes made their first appearance in Korea between 2005-2007. They are made by either skewering the whole potato and cutting with a specialized spiral slicer, or by first cutting the potato and then skewering it.

Seoul KR: The Kimchi-ite – 8 Delicious Street Food Dishes Of South Korea

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Any trip to Korea is absolutely incomplete without dipping under a steamy street-side tent to eat some mystery food, preferably late at night. Street food is extremely popular in Korea.

Seoul, South Korea: South Korea – An Adventure in Street Market Food

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From the exotic street food of the Kwangjang Market located in the heart of Seoul to the implausibly fresh seafood of the Jukdo Fish Market in Pohang, even those with the most educated palates will find their imaginations running wild with the varying textures, flavors and temperatures of the fare of this frenetic Asian gem.

Korean Streetfood Carts

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Here are some of the more interesting carts I have encountered.

Seoul, KOREA: Food TV Show Based on Asian ‘Street Food’ Chef in US Food Truck

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The show would feature the chef searching for the best spot, introducing Korean food and culture, and making a business work in a new country.