Gangnam is a major district in Seoul where many well-off locals reside. It is a place that is quite popular and visited by many for various reasons. Upon reaching the place, there is lots to discover and experience. As there is plenty to discover in, you may feel exhausted. And one of the best ways to get some rest and relaxation is to get a massage.
Well-known for its innovative technology in terms of beauty treatments and keeping its traditional culture for wellness, Gangnam is one of the places in South Korea to visit for some pampering treatments. So, if you would want to experience what Korean spas and bathhouses have to offer, check out 강남마사지.
After getting a 강남마사지 and good pampering, another must-do when visiting Gangnam is to taste the various Korean cuisines. Close to the Gangnam station is an expansive variation of restaurants and bars wherein they serve a range of delicious Korean cuisines that will surely please your palate, from chicken, seafood, Korean-style barbeque, noodles, to more traditional Korean gastronomies.
Below are a few of the many Korean dishes that you should try when your visit Gangnam or anywhere else in South Korea.
- Ddeokbokki. Ddeokbokki is a very popular snack in Korea that is made from fish cake, rice cake and sweet chili sauce. These spicy Korean rice cakes are frequently found in street food stalls, eateries as well as in restaurants. The spicy rice cakes are chewy and delectable where you enjoy it with the spicy broth instead of the common thick chili paste.
- Juk. This non-spicy traditional Korean porridge is a must try if you aren’t looking for something spicy. It comes in various variety, from pumpkin porridge, meat-based porridge, seafood porridge, to the traditional sweet porridge.
- Bibimbap. Bibimbap is one of the many local dishes that would represent Korea and is commonly available in every restaurants and eateries. This Korean mixed rice will give you a genuine Korean food experience.
- Samgyupsal. Samgyupsal is thick slices pork belly meat that is either seasoned or unseasoned that is grilled over a metal grill or a hot plate. Served with numerous seasoning, this provides you additional Korean flavors that quite appetizing.
- Gogigui. This Korean barbeque is an extension of the samgyupsal. Korean barbeque and samgyupsal are usually eaten with lettuce or perilla leaves as a vegetable wrap along with ssamjang paste, a fermented bean paste that is mixed with chilli pepper paste, raw garlic, onion, and some marinated beansprouts (and other side dishes!)