'Michelin Guide Seoul' has revealed the list of Bib Gourmand restaurants in 2019. âBib Gourmandâ means a restaurant that offers excellent food at a reasonable price, at an average price of 35,000 won or less It is a place that serves meals. Except for 2 of the 48 places on the previous list, the remaining restaurants remained the same, and 11 new restaurants were named. From Sapporo style lamb ribs enjoyed in a modern interior to Japanese ramen presented by a ramen master to creative pasta that has never been eaten anywhere else ! Here are the 5 best new restaurants selected for the 2019 Michelin Guide Seoul Bib Gourmand.
1. Gwanghwamun 'Gwanghwamun Gukbap', a clear gukbap made from pork
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It is a gomguk soup specialty restaurant run by Chef Park Chan-il, who is known as a 'writing chef' from ICIF in Italy. The signature menu is âpork gukbap,â which is seasoned only with black pork without any other parts. The thinly sliced black pork has a refreshing flavor without being rough, and the scent of leeks and green onions, which are generously placed on top, blends nicely . âPyongyang Naengmyeon,â which has a mild flavor, is also a popular menu.
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â² Location: 53 Sejong-daero 21-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:30 – 22:00 every day, B/T 14:30 â 17:30, closed on Sundays
â² Price: Pork gukbap 8,000 won, Pyongyang cold noodles 9,500 won
â² Review (Find Nemo the food): Clear and deep soup taste. It's a place with a familiar flavor like chicken gomguk soup. If you eat it with the kakuteki that comes with it, you'll slurp in a bowl. It's great because it's strong.
2. Soft Sapporo lamb ribs, Hannam-dong âliberal arts mealâ
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The âLiberal Arts Meal,â where you can enjoy Sapporo style lamb ribs in Japan, is famous not only for its meat flavor but also for its luxurious atmosphere. The signature menu is âlamb rib (shoulder rack),â which has excellent tender meat, and âFrench rack,â which boasts a light flavor with lamb breast fillets. All meat is grilled by the staff themselves, and lockers for outerwear and belongings are prepared at the entrance of the store .
â² Location: 238 Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 17:00 â 24:00 every day, 13:00 – 22:00 on Sundays
â² Price: Yang Ribs (shoulder rack 230g) 28,000 won, French rack (180g) 28,000 won, soup curry 12,000 won
â² review (My neighbor's dog eating away): It doesn't smell like this This is my first time eating lamb. The softer it melts and the more you chew, the more savory flavor it gets! The atmosphere is luxurious and everyone is satisfied.
3. Juicy Chinese-style dumplings, âShandong Gyojakanâ in Sinsa-dong
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âShandong Dumpling Hallâ is a small space with 4 tables where you can enjoy a variety of Chinese foods, such as three types of dumplings and âfive-spice pork.â The signature menu is âsteamed gyoza,â made by steaming dumpling with thin blood, and cooking only one side until golden and the other
It's a ârice dumpling â that is cooked with seaweed and has a crispy and moist texture at the same time. Dumplings can be packed for 2 or more servings .
â² Location: 214 Apgujeong-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 12:00 â 21:00, B/T 13:00 â 17:00
â² Price: Steamed dumplings 5,000 Won , rice dumpling 6,000 won, five-spice pork 28,000 won
â² review (smell of edible flowers): It's a place where the balance of gyoza skin and beef is just right. If you want to meet the gyoza of life, be sure to go! Hehe, it's often full because there aren't many seats available. Packing is recommended.
4. âOreno ramenâ in Hapjeong-dong, a rich chicken broth ramen made from pure white broth
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âOreno Ramenâ is a place where you can enjoy ramen made with care by a ramen master with 20 years of experience. The signature menu is âTori Pai Tan,â which boasts a rich yet savory soup flavor. Deep broth made from domestic chicken cooked on a strong fire for a long time, chewy noodles, stir-fried onions, green onions, wood ear mushroom eggs, chicken This ramen is topped with breast meat. Note that adding noodles is provided free of charge .
â² Location: 14, Dokmak-ro 6-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:30 â 21:00 every day, B/T 15:00 â 17:00, closed on Mondays
â² Price : Tori Pai Tan 8,000 won, Tori Soyu Ramen 8,000 won, Shio Ramen 8,000 won
â² Review (Shikigami Substitute Hyumu-chan): Immaculate soup The taste is excellent. The aftertaste is refreshing. It is a flavor that maximizes the umami of chicken broth. Enjoy adding free noodles🙂
5. A unique combination of ingredients, 'Packpy' in Seongsu-dong
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âPackpyâ is a place that showcases original pasta that stands out for its combination of new ingredients. The signature menu is âsquid rigatoni,â which is flavored with brown butter containing nuts, squid, and lemon. You can enjoy the harmonious taste of sea-rich squid and savory sauce. The âcoriander spaghetti,â which is pasta made with cilantro pesto and topped with lots of cucumber and cilantro, is also popular.
â² Location: 136 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: Tuesday 18:00 â 22:00, Wednesday â Sunday 11:30 â 22:00, B/T 15:00 â 18:00, closed on Mondays
â² Price: squid rigatoni 20,000 won, coriander spaghetti 19,000 won
â² review (food (Morning and McMorning): There were many pastas I saw for the first time, and the flavor was fresh and delicious without any objection. Next time, I'm going to eat pine nut cream pasta.