Bounty Hunt South Korea: 8 Food Picks That Will Make You Go Home and Rethink Your Life! (Part 2)

I arrived late at night with my friend on Jeju Island and quickly sought after sustenance. It was nearly 10PM and we couldn’t find an open establishment nearby and lucked upon this still busy chicken restaurant. Being the only foreigners there was a surprise to the staff but they immediately found a staff from the kitchen to come out and greet us in English. He kneeled down at eye level with us and explained the menu patiently. We were so overjoyed by this kindness. It really does make your meal more pleasing! To top it all off they gave us a special rice dish on the house! How’s that for hospitality?

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Bounty Hunt South Korea: 8 Food Picks That Will Make You Go Home and Rethink Your Life! (Part 1)

I’ve returned from visiting this Asian nation, nestled between China and Japan. Having just arrived from Canada and it’s Hoth-like winter, I was surprised by South Korea’s cool climate. This may explain the love affair here for hot, spicy, steamy foods and soju (often described as the Korean vodka) which warms the body from the inside out. I arrived ill dressed for the frigid temperatures and sought out the inviting glow of street food tent stands and packed restaurants for warm shelter like a rebel soldier seeks out bisected tauntauns in a snow storm. Luckily, they didn’t smell bad on the inside.

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