Sarangbang Kalguksu, a well-known restaurant in Seoul (Chungmuro), was another of my destinations.
In a recent episode of a TV show (I live Alone), Lee Chan-hyeok (a member of AKMU) made a visit there, which has increased its popularity.
I went there around 11:30 and had no trouble getting in without a wait. However, it was nearly full, so we were directed to the upper floor.
Because of the crowd, I wasn't able to take any photos inside the restaurant.
We ordered one Baekban (9,000) one Egg-kalguksu (7,200), and one bottle of beer, of course. The price is extremely reasonable.
Located in Chungmuro for the past half-century, this landmark has been featured prominently in numerous television shows
Baekban and Egg-Kalguksu were served.
Upon seeing the serving size, I wish I had ordered two Baekbans. Kimchi serves as a side and green onion and gochujang (red pepper paste) for the sauce.
(Green onions can be seasoned with the gochujang that is provided at each table.)
Egg-kalguksu 7,200 won
The addition of eggs is what sets Egg-kalguksu apart from the regular kalguksu. There is simply nothing else. Seaweed adds a deep flavor to the soup and Kalguksu goes well together with Kimchi.
Baekban 9,000 won
Baekban is a chicken soup dish served with 1/2 Baeksuk (boiled chicken) and a bowl of rice. You'll love the rich, satisfying flavor of this soup.
It was only about a third of a normal serving of rice. However, it's all right because there is 1/2 chicken with.
Plastic gloves and salt are stocked beside the rice cooker and kimchi container. If you think you might need it, feel free to bring it along.
Putting on plastic gloves and peeling the meat off the bones makes Baeksuk easier to eat.
Cho-gochujang and Baeksuk are a perfect match. And when combined with green onion, it was a fantastic combination.
Baeksuk (boiled chicken) was quite tender and well-cooked, making it delicious to eat; at least the chicken breast parts could be thrown into the soup and eaten alongside rice.
A location where you can experience authentic Korean food! The cuisine is so flavorful and satisfying. There must have been something special about it that made it so well known.
Compared to Kalguksu, Baekban was more appealing to us.
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