Thursday, October 27, 2016

Snacking In Daegu - Famous Korean Street Food You Need To Try When Traveling

Snacking In Daegu - Famous Korean Street Food You Need To Try When Traveling
7 Korean Street Foods You Have To Try

Trying exotic food is one of the great ways to experience a new country. It gives you a better perspective on the country and the way the people live. If you are traveling in Korea, don’t even think of staying without trying the local street food. 
There are tented vendors selling a variety of Korean snacks on the streets of Daegu. You can easily get the opportunity of having the authentic local dishes at cheap price while traveling.
Check out the list of the most popular Korean street food with places to find them.



1. Tteokbokki (Spicy Rice Cakes 떡볶이)


The most common street food made from soft rice cake and sweet chili sauce
Mostly, a plate of Tteokbokki goes for KRW 3,500,

Where to eat?
It’s sold nearly everywhere on the street or restaurants.


1. Boong-uh-ppang (Goldfish Bread 붕어빵)



Boong-uh-ppang is goldfish-shaped bread filled with either red bean paste or sweet yellow custard on the inside. It has been a nostalgic snack to Korean people for decades during the colder seasons. 

Where to eat?
It’s sold nearly everywhere on the street.


3. Goldfish Bread with Ice Cream


Another new variation of the classic boong-uh-ppang, this one has an ice cream party in the goldfish’s mouth.

Where to eat?
Seomun Market (115-378, Daesin-dong, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea)


4. Odeng (Fish Cake with Broth 오뎅)


The skewered fried fish cake with the steaming hot odeng broth is one of the most popular snacks throughout the country. It’s so good to eat on a cold winter night as the hot odeng broth will warm you up. It can be enjoyed for from KRW 500 to 1000 each

Where to eat?
It’s sold nearly everywhere on the street.


5. Hotteok (Sweet Korean Pancake호떡)



A fried flour dough pancake filled with brown sugar and nuts on the inside.
Eat it folded up in a paper cup and try not to burn your tongue on the hot brown sugar syrup oozing out after you take a bite.

Where to eat?
Seomun Market 


6. Dakgangjeong (Sweet Crispy Chicken 닭강정)



Dakgangjeong is a deep-fried crispy chicken dish glazed in a sticky, sweet, and spicy sauce. It’s made with bite sized boneless chicken pieces and is served in a paper cup.

Where to eat?
Underground shopping arcade of Banwoldang Subway Station


7. Street Vinyl Cocktails

The name would make you come up with an illicit drug. But in Korea, to purchase alcoholic sips on the street is a right to every citizen and visitor. The drink is served in a bag with a straw making it easy to swig your beverage while roaming the city. It sounds interesting, isn’t it?



Where to buy?
Cafe Alley in Dongseongno Street