to balance things out between my Korean and Japanese posts, here’s a 5 month old outdated post on one of the best Jeongsik (Korean course meal) restaurants in Seoul, Jangsarang.

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salad and acorn jelly appetizer for starters! (and a lot of side dishes!) that kimchi acorn jelly appetizer was the bomb. I finished it all. hahahaha. salad’s just salad.

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this place was made famous by their many dishes but this was my absolutely favourite, the Baasak Bulgogi! which literally translates to crunchy bulgogi. served with crunchy seaweed with a generous dash of sugar and mushrooms, this bulgogi is like no other. while bulgogi’s supposed to be served on a curved pan, the bulgogi here is served like a pancake. but it was oh-so-delicious. it was a little sweet but the taste of the marinate was amazing and together with the crunchy seaweed and mushrooms? simply the best.

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there’s also the half kimchi half chives pancake which was to me authentic and light compared to the other heavy pancakes which was like a meal to me. the dish behind was perilla seed sujebi. it was quite special and the sujebi (some type of fat and flat noodle) was cooked to perfection ^_^!

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always grateful to JiHoon oppa for bringing me to such authentic places. it seems like I’ve only been to yummy places every time I meet him and also get a whole lot of life and career advises. how can I thank him enough xD.

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stir fried spicy octopus!

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this is literally called the healthy stone bowl rice. hahahaha. it really felt very healthy but at this point I can barely fit anything inside my stomach. there was also a bean paste stew served as a side!

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my favourite korean snack, seaweed with soy sauce! mmm. try grilling some seaweed at home and dipping it in soy sauce, it’s really really good!

I thought I had pictures of everything but it seemed like I missed out the grilled fish which I quickly devoured hahaha. this jeongsik was literally good enough for 3-4 people in my opinion and I had to carry my belly with both my hands home because I was that much filled. D=.

if you’re looking for an authentic Korean restaurant to dine at, I’d say go to Jangsarang! but remember to book because I heard this place’s always filled!


주소: 서울특별시 강남구 신사동 624-47
Address: 624-47 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul-si


Phone no: 02-546-9994
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