As 2019 marks the end of the year, many people are looking for toxic pork. The savory yet rich flavor of pork is a perfect match for soba. There are more than 1,000 types of pigs around the world, including native and improved breeds. Among them, landrace (Landrace), Yorkshire (Yorkshire), Berkshire (Berkshire), Duroc (Iberico), Iberico (Iberico), and Jeju's native black pigs are representative, starting with YLD, which is a common three-pronged hybrid breed.
âLandrace (L)â is a species originating from Denmark, and is used to produce many hybrids during improvement due to its excellent breeding ability. âYorkshire (Y)â is a species that originated in England and was made to make bacon. Currently, it is characterized by its large body and is mainly used for the overall quantity and quality of hybrid meat, and you can enjoy the soft, savory flavor that often comes to mind when it comes to pork. âBerkshire (B)â is also a species originating in England, where marbling has developed evenly. It is used to improve the meat quality of hybrid breeds, and is characterized by its chewy texture and sweetness. âDuroc (D)â is a species originating in the United States. It grows fast and has well-developed muscles, so it is often used as the last male during mating. It's low in fat, and you can enjoy light lean meat with a rich flavor. âIbericoâ is a breed that originated in Spain and is a pig for making Spanish-style ham jamon. It is famous for growing acorns and grass in the form of natural grazing on pastures. Even though pork contains a large amount of unsaturated fatty acids, the fat layer is thick, and marbling is the most developed.
âYLDâ is a hybrid of Yorkshire, Landrace, and Duroc, and is the pig we most commonly encounter. It is the most widely distributed due to its soft, savory flesh and moderate flavor. âYBDâ, also known as Super Golden Fork (SGP), is a breed that crossed Berkshire instead of YLD's Landrace. It has an even softer texture and rich juiciness.
In the case of the âJeju native black pig,â it is a species that originated in Jeju, and was on the brink of extinction through a period of Japanese domination and modernization. However, âChukjin Chamdonâ was the one that secured 5 native species in 1986 and was successfully restored through pure lineage breeding. It was designated and managed as Natural Monument No. 550 in 2015. In the case of native species, the growth rate is slow, and since they contain a large amount of fat layer, modified varieties are mainly distributed. There are varieties such as Chukjin Duroc, which is a cross between Chukjin chamdon and Duroc, Nanchuk Madon, which is a cross between Chukjin chamdon and Landrace, and Woori Kurodon, which is a cross between Chukjin chamdon and Chukjin Duroc, which has a savory scent unique to traditional breeds, and you can feel light without feeling the fat layer.
Famous pork stew restaurants in Seoul include Yaksu Station Golden Pig Restaurant, Wangsimni Tonko Charcoal Grill, Sinseol-dong Yukjeon Restaurant, Mapo Wonjo Choi Daepo, Jo Bao, Seongsu Daesung Ribs, Seongsu Daesung Ribs, Seongsan-dong Seongsan Wanggalbi, Mokdong Ilmirak, Andong Pork Ribs, Songpa Keunsun, Mangwon Seongmigol, Itaewon Tongu&Groove Joint, Daesung Butcher Restaurant, Seodaemun Seodaemun Tongdaemun Bar, Sinnonhyeon Jangnam Restaurant, Yukdeok Restaurant, Original Salt-grilled Restaurant, Sadang Mapo Bongga, Gugu Restaurant, Yangjae Briquette Ribs, Kondae Original Charcoal-grilled Salt-grilled Pork, Gangnam Station, Black Pork at Samseong Station, Dongdaemun Cast Iron Briquettes, Gyodae Double Storey House, Sinsa Pig Research Institute, Hongdae Gyeongju Restaurant, Sookdae Jodaepo, Yeokdae Yakiniku Restaurant, Hapjeong Donsa-don, City Hall Dabaekjeong, Yongsan Samgakjeong, Hyoja-dong Meat, Dogok Mapo Jip, Sangbong Bongilcheon Pork Parts, Jongno Ikseon-dong Seagull Meat, and Jangwon are famous.
Gourmet pork ribs from all over the country include Bundang Seoryeong-bi, Samdaga, Seongnam Seongnam famous seagulls, Yongin Seoul Restaurant, Guri Stone Bridge Restaurant, Yangpyeong Mongsil Restaurant, Hanam Tulbon Barbecue, Hanam Pork Restaurant, Busan Sasang Tail Restaurant, 60's grilled pork ribs, Busan charcoal-grilled ribs, Daegil charcoal-grilled ribs, Wonjojip, Incheon buam ribs, whole skewers, grilled chicken with salt, large rice balls, large rice balls Gil Samgyeopsal, Cheongju Seongnam Restaurant, Iksan Soju Cup, Daejeon Baekje Restaurant, Wonjo Hwang Sojip, Paldang Onnuri Firewood Grill, Gwangju Chunbu Restaurant, Country House, Hwangsol Village, and Jeonju Jinan Black Pork are famous. Famous places to eat pork in Jeju include Mokpo-goeul, Heukdongga, Childongga, Resting Pang Garden, Donsa-don, Cheonjiggol Restaurant, Myeongri-dong Restaurant, Haeolum Restaurant, Scenery with Black Pork, Woongdam Restaurant, Hwajeong Restaurant, Seongcheon-eup Simri Restaurant, Solji Restaurant, Noeul Pig, Ongpo Villa Garden, Sangrok Restaurant, Donam Ogori, and Yeonjeong Restaurant. Pork is as tasty as you know it! Let's meet the 5 best new restaurants with chewy, savory gravy and premium pork stew.
1. Charcoal drum and raw meat specialty store, Cheongdam 'Gilmok'
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âGilmokâ is a pork stew specialty store located near Cheongdam Station. This is a corkage-free place where you can bring your own wine and enjoy it. The signature menu is âtwo-horned shoulder roast.â Thickly sliced pork is like grilling a tenderloin steak. It is characterized by grilling green onions and shishito peppers cut into large pieces together with meat. Adding shiitake mushrooms and eating them around the time lard is on the grill is a specialty unique to this restaurant. The fragrant mushroom scent spreads softly and relieves the fatty flavor of pork that can be felt. Please note that the business may close early if the prepared materials are exhausted.
â²Location: 10 Yeongdong-daero 129-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
â²Opening hours: 16:00 â 23:30 every day, closed on Sundays
â²Price: Two-horned shoulder loin 16,000 won, shiitake mushroom 6,000 won
â²Testimonial (Baek Seon-saeng, a home-cooked meal): I was very, very satisfied because the meat tasted so good. I've heard rumors that the meat here is delicious, how delicious would it be if the meat was delicious? Also, while I was waiting, I thought I should wait this long to eat, but after eating, I think I'll understand why. It's really delicious. It's juicy and has the texture of eating a beef steak. It's also great to eat it with raw wasabi.
2. Pork that can be enjoyed sensually, Cheongdam 'coriander'
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âGosuâ is a handon brand of âNemojip,â which is famous as a Korean beef specialty store. It's a place where you can find high-quality pork that is as famous as Nemo Jip. A wine bar full of wine stands out on one side, making you feel like you've found a modern wine bar. The signature menu is âCoriander aged pork.â Starting with salt, which makes it easy to enjoy the natural flavor of the meat, a total of 6 sauces are offered, including fresh wasabi, whole grain mustard, anchovies, homemade samjang, barbecue sauce, and herb sauce. You can enjoy it in a variety of ways as you like. Side dishes that go well with meat, such as mushroom soup, green onion sauce, and pickled onions, are carefully prepared, and red pepper is particularly popular for its refreshing yet refreshing flavor. Please note that pork can be ordered from 2 servings.
â² 15 Dosan-daero 58-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
â²Business hours: 16:00 â 24:00 every day
â²Price: Coriander aged pork neck 19,000 won, coriander aged pork ribs 19,000 won
â²Review (Shikigami Fried Chicken): The atmosphere is quite different from the yakiniku restaurant I thought. I felt like I found an upscale restaurant. There are many sauces that are dipped in meat, but the herb sauce is the most palatable. The best part is corkage-free! It goes great with thick pork hehe
3. Seolleung âShinto Centuryâ, a new world of beef
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âShindo Centuryâ is the first place in Korea to introduce the new variety âSuper Golden Pork (SGP)â made by crossing the chewy texture of Berkshire, the soft and savory Yorkshire, and the flavorful Duroc. The signature menu is âSGP shoulder rack.â It is a special part that comes from only one pig and is prepared after a 168-hour aging process. It boasts soft meat without any impurities and rich umami. âSGP pork belly,â which has tender meat and becomes more savory as you chew, is also popular. Durok's marbled pork, âsnowflake neck,â where you can feel the lightness of Yorkshire, and âdelicacy gochujang grill,â where pork breast and misuri meat are mixed with a special gochujang sauce and grilled on a grill to add flavor, are also prepared.
â²Location: 15 Teheran-ro 52-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
â²Opening hours: 11:00 â 23:00 every day, B/T 15:00 – 17:00
â²Price: SGP shoulder rack (for 2 people) 28,000 won, SGP pork belly 15,000 won
â²Testimonial (The scent of fresh flowers): They said it was pork that only had the benefits of the three types of pork. It was difficult to explain, but the taste was excellent! Even though the pork is soft enough to fit, it also has a pleasant, oily flavor.
4. A feast full of gravy in your mouth, Nonhyeon's âCharcoal-grilled Chicken with Charcoalâ
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âCharcoal-grilled pork tongueâ is a place where you can enjoy juicy pork grilled on charcoal. The meat at this house is grilled on a cast iron plate specially made to preserve the aroma of charcoal and maintain a high temperature. The signature menu is âsamgyeopsalâ and âneck meat.â You can enjoy the skilful grilling techniques of the staff, who cook thick meat evenly and preserve its juiciness. You can enjoy ripe meat as you like, starting with a special salt made by stir-frying domestic sea salt and grinding pepper, red pepper powder, and whole sesame seeds, as well as wasabi, pickled onions, and wrapped vegetables. The characteristic of grilling and eating whole eryngii mushrooms is that they are chewy yet juicy. Fresh kimchi, which is served as a standard side dish, and biji jjigae made by adding sliced pork and spicy stew are also delicacies.
â²Location: 13, Eonju-ro 134-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
â²Opening hours: 16:00 â 24:00 every day, closed on Sundays
â²Price: Samgyeopsal 16,000 won, neck meat 16,000 won
â²Testimonial (Shikigami Game Pocacao): If you ask me where the most delicious pork restaurant is, this is the place I can answer. I feel like I've met the pork of my life! The meat is juicy and moist, so it's great! Good meat, even the skill of the charcoal staff! I swallowed my mouth even though I was using it.
5. The true taste of Jeju's native black pork, Jeju's 'Yeonji Garden'
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'Yeonriji Garden' is a specialty store in the black pork district where you can enjoy Jeju's native black pork. If you follow a quiet road, the main character is a stone-walled house nestled among a large field. The signature menu âKurobuta roastâ is characterized by the fact that it is prepared according to the number of people, regardless of the part. The dark crimson black pork is fresh enough to be felt even with the naked eye. You can enjoy the rich flavor, soft and crunchy lean meat, and the rich, well-balanced flavor of the meat, which has an attractive, crunchy texture. In particular, the deep-seared pork tenderloin spreads its savory yet rich flavor without feeling it. You can have a hearty meal, including a variety of pickles, kimchi, and home-like side dishes, as well as savory miso stew.
â²Location: 190-20, Dujo-ro, Hangyeong-myeon, Jeju-si
â²Business hours: 12:00 â 19:00 every day (last order)
â²Price: Grilled black pork (per serving) 18,000 won
â²Testimonial (Listerine Junkie): A space full of Jeju-like atmosphere. Also, it's a place where you can enjoy authentic black pork. No matter how fresh it feels, the visuals make it seem like yukhoe is possible! Even raw meat shines brightly… The taste is indescribable! This is Jeju's number one.