Street food in Korea (and China)

I love street food.  One of the reasons I was so excited to go back to Korea, besides visiting family and showing the kids their father’s homeland, was to eat lots and lots of street food… and we did!

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This is a typical food stand in Seoul.  You can enjoy kimbap, spicy rice cakes and all kinds of deep fried yumminess here.

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Glass noodles wrapped in seaweed, dipped in batter and deep fried… YUM!

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This is us enjoying our first ‘meal’ in Korea.

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The kids ate lots and lots of kimbap!

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I really like pancakes and I was obsessed with eating hoddeok, pancakes stuffed with sugar and nuts, everyday!

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We also discovered a savoury pancake sold on the streets that was stuffed with noodles and veggies.  We had to try those as well!

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Yummy! (We did need to take our street food indoors this day as it was cold and rainy.)

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We also had fabulous street food in Shanghai.  We enjoyed some yummy onion pancakes…

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and bbq’ed squid, of course!

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The kids got to try sugar cane for the first time.

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My brother ordered us Chinese-style shawarma that were delicious!

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Nothing beats eating on the street with cousins!

We also ate lots of different foods on a stick – bbq’ed chicken, deep fried chicken, and sausages to name a few. Unfortunately I forgot to take pictures 🙁 Now to try and make a few of these myself.


One thought on “Street food in Korea (and China)

  1. That savory pancake lady’s stall was packed!
    Also, those sugar canes were AWESOME! 🙂
    The food was great our first night in Korea!

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