Hamheung Naengmyeon is a local food from the Hamheung region, made with noodles made from starch powder and topped with sashimi using fish such as flounder or redfish as a garnish . The term 'Hamheung cold noodles' was not actually used in the Hamheung region; it was called 'nongma noodles', which is a starchy dialect. Because it is topped with sashimi, it is also called âhae-naengmyeon.â It is believed that food using potatoes was developed in the Hamheung region, where good quality potatoes could be obtained due to the climate. After the Korean War, it was brought to the southern regions by Vietnamese people, and they began making sweet potato starch instead of potatoes .
Hamheung cold noodle restaurants around the country include Yangpyeong Okcheon Naengmyeon, Okcheon Hwanghae Restaurant, Okcheon Goeup Naengmyeon, Sokcho Hamheung Naengmyeon, Daejeon Daedul Bohamheung-myeon, Ulsan Daeil Hamheung Naengmyeon, and Anyang Hamheung Gombo Naengmyeon , Sokcho Yangbandak, Gimcheon Gangseong-myeonok, Gwangju Okcheon-myeonok, Busan Wonsan Myeonok, Busan Haeju Naengmyeon, Daegu Gajeong, Daechi-dong Bannyongsan, Mokdong, Seoul Famous places include Lee Jo Myeon-ok, Chungmuro Ojang-dong Hamheung-jip, and Gyodae Seocho-myeon-ok. Spicy, sour, and sweet! A chewy harmony created by a delicious trifecta! Here are some of the best hamheung cold noodle restaurants in Seoul.
1. Hearty broth and noodles , Yeongdeungpo's âHamheung cold noodles â
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âHamheung Naengmyeonâ is a Hamheung cold noodle specialty store run by the owner, whose hometown is Heungnam, Hamgyong Province. The characteristic of cold noodle sari is that it is extracted from 100% sweet potato starch. It has a dark gray color and is thick and elastic. The signature menu is âBibim Naengmyeon,â which has a spicy and sweet flavor. The warm broth that comes with cold noodles soothes an empty stomach by adding condiments such as garlic and various vegetables to the beef bone broth that has been brewed for 24 hours It's good. âWatercress noodles,â which have a rich yet refreshing flavor served with a light white broth, are also popular. Note that homemade gyoza, which goes well with cold noodles, is steamed at the same time as ordering, so it takes some time. thing .
â² Location: 6, Yeongdeungpo-ro 42-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
â² Opening hours: 11:00 â 22:00 every day, closed on Saturdays
â² Price: 9,000 won for cold noodles, 8,000 won for dumplings
â² Review (White Buffalo, the god of food): I've been going to Ojang-dong and Myeong-dong a lot since I was a kid, but personally, Hamheung Naengmyeon is the best in Seoul in Egypt. Moderately spicy, unsweetened, and rustic seasoning and meat flavor. A good warm broth is good. An adult male is given a score for a generous amount of time spent in one meal .
2. An addictive taste that keeps coming back to mind , Myeongdong 'Myeongdong Hamheung-myeonok '
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âHamheung Myeonokâ is a hamheung cold noodle specialty store located in a busy back alley of the city center. Every mealtime, it is a favorite place not only for nearby office workers but also for foreign tourists visiting Myeongdong. The signature menu is âBibeam Naengmyeon,â which is characterized by the fact that it is served by pouring a thin red sauce like broth. Enjoy âcold meat noodlesâ topped with meat as a garnish, âhae-cold noodlesâ topped with redfish sashimi, and âmixed riceâ topped with both You can do it. Note that âsura noodles,â which is a sharp yet rich meat broth topped with chewy homemade noodles and minced meat, is also popular, so be sure to check it out. .
â² Location: 35-19, Myeong-dong 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
â² Opening hours: 09:30 â 21:30 every day â² Price: 10,000 won for hae-naengmyeon , 20,000 won for sashimi
â² Testimonial (): I think I'll go to this place more often in the summer! I liked the combination of red sauce, homemade broth, and moderately thick and elastic noodles.
3. Hamheung Naengmyeon Alley with 65 years of tradition, Toojukdaegam , Ojang-dong 'Ojang-dong Hamheung Naengmyeon'
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âOjang-dong Hamheung Naengmyeonâ is a cold noodle specialty store located in Hamheung Naengmyeon Alley in Ojang-dong. It has been operating for 3 generations since 1953. It's a place where regular customers have been looking for cold noodles for as long as they have been. The signature menu is âhoe-naengmyeon.â Top with gray noodles, red sashimi sauce, pickled cucumber, and radish sprouts. The sashimi sauce is prepared so that it is easy to eat, marinate it in salt and vinegar, and then age it in a special sauce It is provided. It is popular for its sweet and sour yet unique chewy texture. Note that âsashimi sauceâ can also be enjoyed as a single menu item and is perfect as a snack for soju.
â² Location: 108, Mareunnae-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours 11:00 â 21:00 every day, closed on Tuesdays (1,3 weeks every month)
â² Price: Naengmyeon 10,000 won , beef 20,000 won
â² Testimonial (Shikishin's brother is a fool): A native of Ojang-dong, I highly recommend it. We've been together for quite a long time, even if it's just my family, to the point of being a regular for the 3rd generation. If you like spicy naengmyeon, be sure to visit
4. Hamheung cold noodles with mild flavor , 'Cheongsong Hamheung cold noodles' in Yeonhui-dong
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âCheongsong Hamheung Naengmyeonâ is a cold noodle specialty store located at the entrance of Yeonhui-dong Food Alley. It is a place that is consistently loved by the elderly in the neighborhood for its non-irritating taste. The signature menu is âBibeam Naengmyeon, â which has chewy yet transparent noodles. It is characterized by a sauce that has a unique rich flavor without being excessive. Sesame oil was added to add a savory aroma and depth. A popular menu that is as popular as cold noodles is âhand king gyozaâ made by hand. The dumpling skin is thin and chewy enough to show through the gyoza, and has a moist yet light flavor. Please note that various meal menus such as âsteamed ribs ,â âgyoza hot pot,â and ârib soupâ are also available.
â² Location: 6 Yeonhuima-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
â² Opening hours: 10:30 â 21:00 every day, 7 days a week on Sundays
â² Price: Naengmyeon 9,000 won , pork 9,000 won, hand king dumpling 7,000 won
â² Testimonial (Aroha Shikigin): It's really delicious. I think you're doing business conscientiously. Watercress noodles in the insanely hot summer. This is only known to those who have eaten here. The heat is over, and the world has nothing to envy for a while. The flavor is amazing, but the amount is huge.
5. The famous original Hamheung cold noodle restaurant , Ojang-dong âOjang-dong Heungnam restaurant '
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âOjang-dong Heungnam Restaurantâ is a Hamheung cold noodle specialty store located near Euljiro 4-ga Station. Known as the origin of Hamheung Naengmyeon Alley, it is a place where people wait all day long. The signature menu is âmixed cold noodles,â which are topped with both pork and seasoned sashimi. You can enjoy both the meat's flavor and the chewy texture of the seasoned sashimi. Although it is bibimbap cold noodles, the characteristic is that it is served by pouring brown broth on its own. It is mixed evenly with the spicy and savory sauce, and the refreshing flavor is excellent. As a side dish that is easy to eat with cold noodles, check out âsuyuku,â which has a soft flavor that has been boiled in a moist way, is popular . .
â² Location: 114, Mareunnae-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:10 â 21:00 every day, closed on Wednesday (2,4 weeks per month)
â² Price: Sashimi bibimbap cold noodles 10,000 won , beef 20,000 won
â² Testimonial (Shikigami XOXO): I usually eat Hamheung cold noodles when I want to eat cold noodles. Heungnam-jip's hae-naengmyeon has a moderately shredded sashimi and a good seasoning that isn't irritating, so it's a pity to empty a bowl.