Five to Try in Korea: From Trusty Bibimbap to Icy Bingsu

Originally published on SBS.

Explore the dynamic range of Korean cuisine, from bulgogi ssam and cheesy chicken to icy bingsu topped with sweet beans, all washed down with a shot of soju.

Whether you’re a Korean food connoisseur or a first-timer, dining out in South Korea is a blast. City street food scenes are strong all year round; it’s a true treat hopping from stall to stall as you wander and take in the surrounding cityscape.

There are numerous open-air markets to dine in, as well as Korean barbecue restaurants and chimaek (fried chicken and beer) establishments. But of course, there is so much more to Korean food than meets the eye, and if you’d like somewhere to start, here are five to try.

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