[Hundred Years Gourmet] Manseokjang… Tofu dishes and sambap to enjoy at the foot of Bukhansan Mountain
â A Korean restaurant that has continued for 3 generations with the principle of good ingredients
Fifty-nine restaurants from around the country were selected for the âHundred Years Restaurantâ connecting generations. These are places that have been silently meeting customers in one place for over 30 years. A place that impresses with âuniformityâ while protecting faith and determination. These efforts have stolen the government's taste. The 59 restaurants selected directly by the Ministry of Small and Medium Venture Enterprises and the Small Commercial Market Promotion Corporation are currently known through the foodtech O2O (online and offline connection) platform âShikishin.â Under the title âHundred Years Gourmet,â AJU Keizai introduces the Hundred Years Restaurant, one by one, each weekend, a place filled with memories.
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Green vegetables appeal to the palate in spring. If you put a spoonful of rice on a fresh lettuce or Chinese cabbage without any special ingredients and dip it in samjang, it's a good way to fix a meal on its own. Near Bukhansan Mountain, there is âManseokjangâ where you can find fresh vegetables and a rich variety of sambap.
âManseokjangâ is located at the entrance of Bukhansanseong. Following the taste of her grandmother and mother, who started a business in the Bukhansan area in 1961, it has now been run by CEO Lee Geun for the third generation. Bukhancheon flows along the terrace of the store, so customers can eat in a resort-like atmosphere. The signature menu, âSambap Teishoku,â offers plenty of meat, wrapped vegetables, wild vegetable bibimbap, steamed egg custard, and miso stew. In particular, the meat is freshly grilled in a patented ocher kiln and boasts a subtle charcoal aroma and moist gravy. A variety of meats are prepared, such as pork belly, shoulder loin, and duck roast. As for wrapped vegetables, you can enjoy an all-you-can-eat refill of over 10 kinds of vegetables, such as lettuce, cabbage, and kale. A variety of Ã la carte dishes are also available, such as tofu mushroom hot pot, tofu bosam, and tofu kimchi using homemade tofu, which is made from paju long beans and has an excellent light and savory flavor.
[Hundred Years PICK] âSambapâ = Sambap, a method of wrapping various foods and condiments on top of a broad-leaved raw vegetable, is a food that has begun to be known not only in Korea but also by foreigners who have recently experienced Korean food, and is gaining popularity as a healthy food. It is characterized by being able to create a variety of flavors by combining sauce and ingredients according to taste. At Manseokjang, you can find a combination of about 10 kinds of wrapped vegetables and meat that has been freshly grilled at a temperature of over 300 degrees to get rid of its fat. Manseokjang can also be found at various locations such as Jongno, Pyeongchon, and Incheon.