Jamsugyojip (with cheonggukjang)
Today I visited the Seongsu-dong branch of Jamsugyojip, the chain responsible for popularizing Naengsam (frozen pork belly).
There is always a lengthy wait at the Korean barbecue "Jamsugyojip".
It stays open till 5 a.m.
There was no line at all when we arrived at 5:00 p.m.
Reservations are accepted for parties of four or more. You can't make same-day reservations if more than seven teams are waiting, and you only get two hours to eat if there's an onsite wait.
A menu is posted on the wall. The wall clock and calendar both remind me of my grandmother's home. We ordered some Naengsam (frozen pork belly), Moksal (frozen pork neck), and Cheonggukjang (fermented soybean stew).
A bottle of cold barley tea.
Banchan (side dish)
This silver platter, filled with tasty Banchan (side dish), is what made Jamsugyojip famous.
Every banchan pairs wonderfully with the pork belly.
If you grill these egg rolls again, they will taste even better.
Pajeori (seasoned green onion), best enjoyed with Pork belly, has a fantastic flavor.
Raw egg topped with green onion and crushed red pepper. After stirring this, you can enjoy it more deliciously by dipping pork belly in it.
Frozen pork belly (left) and Frozen pork neck (right)
Since I've never visited any other locations, I can't compare, but I found the staff here to be very helpful and kind.
Pork, kimchi, garlic, green onions, and egg rolls are grilled by the staff.
Even if the pork belly wasn't the best part of the meal, every banchan (sides) was great and complemented the pork belly so nicely. It was unfortunate that I could not have a drink today.
And this Cheonggukjang... oh my goodness, it was so delicious.
For the first time in a long while, I enjoyed eating Cheonggukjang since the smell wasn't overpowering and it wasn't overly salty.
Unfortunately, we were already stuffed and couldn't order the fried rice. I'll have to come back here for another drink soon.
Today I could understand why this Korean barbecue joint is so popular. It was the Jamsugyojip in Seongsu-dong, well-known for its Naengsam (frozen pork belly).
Address : 137 Achasan-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul OPEN GOOGLE MAP
Phone : +82-507-1326-0434
Operation Hours : Monday-Sunday : 11:30 - 05:00 (Last order 03:30)
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Writer : thief318
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