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Chikibaitu (Chickyx2) - Ewha Woman's Univ. Main Branch (치키바이투 (이대본점))

7133     2021-11-12

29, Ewhayeodae-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
+82-2-365-4123, +82-10-7119-0566

Chikibaitu opened its doors in December 2010, and allows guests to chow down on some fried chicken alongside their meals. They even reproduced the famous chicken comic character as a mascot of sorts. Also, they provide special finger gloves called "finger-naps" that make the experience more fun. You will never get bored with its unique fried chicken taste and set menu items. Also, while waiting for your food to be served, you can try your hand at the board game Othello, one of which is placed at every table.

The restaurant serves standard meals, fried chicken, and drinks from noon to midnight. Another interesting thing about this restaurant is it sells homemade sikhye (sweet rice drink), which is said to aid digestion. All menu items are available for take-out. If it's raining when you leave, staff at Chikibaitu will lend you a free umbrella and offer a discount for returning it on your next visit.

Jangbaksa Yanggopchang (장박사 양곱창)

17224     2021-11-10

66, Centum jungang-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan

Located near Centum City in Haeundae-gu, the center of business and culture of Busan, Jangbaksa Yanggopchang is a designated exemplary restaurant. Only the most strictly selected ingredients and 100% Korean beef tripe are used as the main ingredients. The premium tripe has outstanding texture and is highly nutritious. It is tender at first but the more you chew, the more you will enjoy the crunchy texture and plain but deeply pleasing taste. The lunch special at this restaurant is hanu yang gopchang jeongol (Korean beef tripe and intestine hot pot). Tasty chewy Korean beef tripe is served in a thick broth along with spicy seasonings.

Once In A Blue Moon (원스인어블루문)

32255     2021-11-05

824, Seolleung-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Once In A Blue Moon is a jazz club offering live performances by top jazz musicians, a wide range of menus, and over 130 types of wine. Frequented by world-renown musicians, the club is also a popular shooting location for films, TV shows, and commercials.

Masan Place (마산집)

Masan Place (마산집)

2650     2021-11-04

22-5, Sejong-daero 14-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

Masan Place is located in a famous food alley near Seoul City Hall. The restaurant has been in operation for over 40 years, being most well known for their soegogi gukbap (beef rice soup) and modeum jeon (assorted pancakes). The latter comes with pan-fried oysters, seafood, and other ingredients. This dish goes particularly well with alcohol.

Masan Place is known for being frequented visited by Former President Roh Moo-hyun. Since the establishment opened, the same cook has prepared its delicious meals. The restaurant was named after the proprietor from Masan.

Boltaegijip (볼태기집)

Boltaegijip (볼태기집)

17812     2021-11-04

11, Jungang-daero 990beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan

Boltaegijip has been recognized across the nation for 15 years for its delectable foods and tradition. It serves steamed fish, fish stew, and boiled fish cooked with one of three fish, including cod, blowfish, and loach. Daeguppol-jjim (braised codfish head) is especially popular.

Arabesque (아라베스크)

Arabesque (아라베스크)

14563     2021-10-27

90-1, Uhyeon-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon

Arabesque first opened in 2003 as Sahara Tent, but changed its name to its current name in August 2007 to further emphasize the restaurant’s specialties of Indian and Turkish cuisine. The restaurant serves Arabian, Indian, and Turkish dishes prepared by an Indian chef and the restaurant owner is from Jordan. For these reasons, it’s particularly popular among students from Southeast Asia and Middle East. It’s known for serving dishes that are almost completely authentic.

Songwon Bokjib (송원복집)

Songwon Bokjib (송원복집)

4113     2021-10-22

39, Namdaemun-ro 5-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

This restaurant serves traditional Japanese-style pufferfish specialties. With almost half-century of experience in pufferfish cuisine, the owner of Songwon was trained in Teppan, Japan and remains a special member of the Japanese Pufferfish Federation. The restaurant also offers eel, sukiyaki, and sushi dishes, all made in the traditional Japanese style.

House by the Museum (박물관앞집)

House by the Museum (박물관앞집)

41454     2021-10-20

22, Jukhyangmunhwa-ro, Damyang-gun, Jeollanam-do

Located on the opposite side of Korea Bamboo Museum, House by the Museum is a uniquely named restaurant. The main menu includes tteokgalbi (grilled short rib meat patties) which is comprised of minced lean meat, green onion, onion, bulgogi sauce and sesame oil, which makes the taste tender. As for the nutrition, it has a lot of essential fatty acid from sesame oil that complements with the beef.

Another signature dish of the restaurant is Daetongbap - rice cooked in a bamboo, made with rice, millet, bean, sorghum, jujube, nuts and others. It features a healthy food with its delicate fragrance. In addition, more than 10 side dishes along with Daetongbap such as Tohajeot (salt-fermented toha shrimp), juksun deulkkae muchim (seasoned vegetables with perilla seeds and bamboo shoot), gejang muchim (marinated crab), beoseot-bokkeum (fried mushroom), mul kimchi, dwaejigogi gochujang bokkeum (stir-fried spicy pork), sangchu ssam (wrapped in lettuce), and others. After a meal, bamboo blade tea of a clean taste is offered as a dessert.

Eun Ha Su (은하수)

3385     2021-10-20

145, Toegye-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

Eun Ha Su at Sejong Hotel was opened in 1978 as Elysee, the first Korean buffet in Korea. For the past 30 years, the restaurant has gained acclaim for its healthy and nutritious Korean cuisine, attracting both Korean and international diners.

Jeonju Sikdang (전주식당)

Jeonju Sikdang (전주식당)

24728     2021-10-16

170, Daeheungsa-gil, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do

Jeonju Sikdang is a noted restaurant for Haenam folk cuisine. It was designated by the Korean Traditional Culture Preservation Society after getting many awards, such as Special Culinary Award.

The main items on the menu are pyogo jeongol (shitake mushroom hot pot) and sanchae jeongsik (set menu with seasoned wild vegetables). In particular, the restaurant's signature pyogo jeongol uses ingredients that are all prepared in house using organic shitake mushrooms, beef, Manila clams, along with other seafood and vegetables, giving it a clean and rich taste. The theme of the restaurant, “Enjoying natural dishes in the mountains,” fits perfectly with the taste of their mushrooms, which carries a excellent taste without the addition of any artificial seasoning. The restaurant also sells dongdongju (traditional Korean liquor), a drink that brings deeper flavors of the food.