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“Tofu” made from soybeans is one of the ingredients that often appears on the table due to its high protein content and savory flavor. Thanks to its rich flavor and soft texture, it blends harmoniously with various condiments and transforms into a variety of shapes. Starting with hand-made tofu that captures the original taste and flavor of domestic soybeans, tofu wrapped in light tofu topped with a spicy and sharp sauce, to tofu specialty restaurants that are responsible for hearty meals for hikers! Here are 5 of the best places to eat tofu that will fill your mouth with freshness.

1. 'Risum Tofu' in Wonji-dong, Seoul, where you can enjoy the natural flavor of tofu

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“Risum Tofu” combines domestic white tae and seori tae to make the most of its savory flavor. The signature menu is “sumu tofu,” which allows moisture to escape naturally without applying artificial force during the hardening process of tofu. You can feel the natural lightness of tofu with all the nutrients contained in soybeans without destroying them. You can enjoy it by adding soy sauce and kimchi to the thick tofu.

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â–²Location: 7 Wonteo 4-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul

▲Business hours: Weekdays 10:00 — 21:00, weekends 09:00 — 21:00

â–²Price: Sumu tofu 10,000 won, tofu three-layer bosam (medium) 40,000 won

â–²Testimonial (Shikigami is being connected): This is a must-see house on a day of hiking in Cheonggyesan. In particular, the steamed tofu that comes in the soup is a great snack when topped with kimchi and eaten with makgeolli! Tofu bosam is also honey-flavored, so I recommend it!

2. “Golden Bean Field” in Ahyeon-dong, Seoul, made the most of the refreshing flavor of the soup with shrimp

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“Golden Bean Field” is a place where you can find a variety of tofu dishes, such as stir-fried tofu, stewed tofu, and hot pot tofu. The signature dish, “Tofu soup,” is eaten by putting tofu in a vegetable broth seasoned with shrimp sauce and simmering it. The combination of the soup, which has the refreshing flavor of shrimp, and the moist tofu is excellent. There is also a course menu where you can enjoy a variety of foods at once, including tofu dishes.

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â–²Location: 9, Mapo-daero 16-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul

▲Business hours: 11:30 — 21:30 every day, B/T (weekdays) 15:00 — 17:00

â–²Price: Salted tofu soup 22,000 won, raw tofu 10,000 won

â–²Review (Shikigin Sweet Power): Every day I cook with tofu made at dawn, so the texture and flavor of the tofu vary. In particular, salted tofu soup feels like eating at home, but the soup has a rich flavor and is constantly being drunk. hehe

3. 'Daesun Kalguksu, 'Daesun Kalguksu' in Gwanghwamun, Seoul, with its cuteness that captivates the palate

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“Daesun Kalguksu,” which has a 60-year tradition in Daejeon, is directly managed by Seoul. The signature menu is “tofu zuruchiki,” which is made by simmering tofu, onions, and green onions cut into large pieces in a spicy sauce. The red sauce exudes a strong force, and the sharp yet clean, spicy flavor is attractive. Note that you can choose between basic, squid, and octopus dumplings.

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â–²Location: 2F, 6 Jahamun-ro 4-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

▲Opening hours: 10:00 — 22:00 every day, B/T 15:30 — 16:30

â–²Price: Tofu pudding 23,000 won, kishimen noodles 7,000 won

â–²Testimonial (Aspiration): Being able to eat Daejeon Duruchigi in Seoul is so spicy that you sweat a lot when you eat it, but it's so addictive that you can't stop eating it. Hehe, the combination eaten with hot kishimen noodles is also honey-flavored.

4. 'Jungwon Sundub' at Seoul City Hall Station, a deep flavor showcased over a long period of time

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“Jungwon Sundubu” is a sundubu stew specialty store that has maintained its place near City Hall Station since 1969. If you order stew, a neat side dish and ingredients for stone-grilled rice and bibimbap will be prepared together. A popular way to enjoy rice and sundubu stew in a bowl containing bean sprouts and seaweed powder is a popular way to enjoy it in a bibimbap style. After a meal, it's a great way to finish off a clean meal with a dish made from stone-grilled rice.

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â–²Location: 33 Sejong-daero 11-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

▲Business hours: Weekdays 10:00 — 22:00, weekends 10:30 — 15:00, B/T (weekdays) 15:00 — 17:00

â–²Price: Oyster sundubu 9,000 won, mushroom sundubu 7,500 won

â–²Review (Shikigami Way of Way): It looked like a long-established store, but it was remodeled and the building is completely clean. There are various types of stew, such as oysters, pork, beef, and kimchi, and you can choose the spiciness according to your preferences.

5. 'Dobongsan Tofu' in Dobong-dong, Seoul, known as an essential hiking course on Dobongsan Mountain

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“Dobongsan Tofu” is located at the entrance to Dobongsan Mountain and is responsible for meals for hikers. When you enter the store, you can see how tofu is being made. The signature menu is “tofu bosam,” which consists of colorful tri-colored tofu, pork, bossam kimchi, and pickled Chinese cabbage in one plate. If you place a piece of well-cooked meat on top of thick tofu and eat it in one bite, you can feel the moist texture in your mouth.

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â–²Location: 73 Dobongsan-gil, Dobong-gu, Seoul

▲Opening hours: 09:30 — 20:30 every day

â–²Price: Tofu bosam 28,000 won, chijimi 18,000 won

â–²Review (Midori Shikigami): When you sit by the window, the blue view enhances the flavor. Tofu is made from domestic soybeans, and it has a savory flavor and texture. Tofu bosam has a variety of ingredients, so it's fun to eat a combination of these and that.

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