One of the most popular Korean dishes among foreigners, is undoubtedly the bibimbap. And no wonder why. It is not only delicious, but also very easy to eat for those who are just starting to know about Korean cuisine. Because of this, I would like to introduce you today ‘Youngjin Tteokgalbi’. A restaurant where you can enjoy a delicious bibimbap dosirak in Gangneung!
Without further ado, prepare yourself to be delighted with this mouthwatering dish!
Enjoy a delicious dosirak
A dosirak is basically a packed meal that consists of rice and an assortment of side dishes. Such as bean sprouts, kimchi, spam, etc. And this is the theme of this restaurant. Here, you can order your dosirak to go, or you can just eat it there.
The quality of these dosirak are definitely the best! Once you taste them, you will not feel satisfied anymore with the lunch boxes of convenience store.
Let us show you why in a bit!
As we mentioned before, their dosirak are quite fancy. That is why they are on the expensive side. But believe me, it is completely worthy! There is nothing better than eating something that was just cooked for you. Instead of getting a pre-made meal from a convenience store’s fridge.
There are 2 sets. The first one includes one Tteokgalbi. While the second includes two.
As soon as you enter, you will be welcomed with cold beverages. As they have the water dispenser right next to the door. So as a jar with iced tea. Which are free for the customers.
After that, the nice interior design of this place will for sure get your attention! Because it honestly looks very cozy. It can even give cafe vibes.
There are several tables. But the one I chose is the one that has pillows. To feel even more comfortable while eating.
In case that you are coming alone, you can also sit in one of these long tables. Which are faced to the wall and to the window. Making you feel as if you had a bit of privacy.
Once you reach the counter, there is no going back. As the delicious smell of the food will hypnotize you and surely will make your stomach growl!
As expected, there are some side dishes that you can serve yourself. Such as rice and nurungji soup.
There is another water dispenser over there as well.
Bibimbap and Tteokgalbi set
I was left speechless once I saw my food arriving. Just look at how tasty everything looks! As you can see, the size of this dish is very good. It has plenty of side dishes, so as ingredients for your bibimbap.
Actually, the ingredients that they give you are the basic ones for the bibimbap. All of these were completely fresh. So as a vegetable lover, I enjoyed the taste a lot.
At first I thought that maybe it would not be enough rice. But once I mixed it, I realize how wrong I was. This dish is actually pretty filling! And I must say that I love to split the egg and see how the egg yolk covers the rice entirely.
What I really liked is that you can add as much gochujang as you want. As they have the sauce recipient at the table.
Because of that, I was able to give the perfect spiciness to my dish! Just look at how delicious everything looks once its mixed. It was so savory that I kind of wanted to keep the taste in my mouth the whole day if possible!
But the highlight for me was the Tteokgalbi. Since it was very juicy and soft. The texture was very nice that I regretted not ordering another one. Plus it include two sauces that made it even more tasty.
As for the side dishes, all of them were fresh. And believe me, after eating all of these, you will be completely full! But with the desire of eating more just by how yummy everything was overall. Since these are actually dosirak, do not hesitate in order one to go!
Address: 3 Gyeonggang-ro 2115beon-gil, Jungang-dong, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do Operating Hours: 11:30 - 21:00 everyday (Last order at 20:00. Break time 15:00 ~ 17:00) Website: Instagram
From Gangneung Station, you must take bus no. 300, 223, 302 or 314. And wait for one stop. To get off at the bus stop named ‘교보생면’. From there, you need to continue walking straight until the first corner. There, you will turn right and you will eventually find it.
In Youngjin Tteokgalbi you can eat a delicious fancy dosirak that for sure will let your mouth watering the whole day. Because the taste is so savory that it is difficult to not want more.
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