Rice Cake Marathon at Tteokbokki Town


Taekwon Do and his cousin Yoonah are back for yet another food marathon, except this time they head to Tteokbokki Town. As you might have guessed, they're on the hunt for the best tteokbokki (Korean rice cakes)! They eat three variations of the dish: classic, jjajang and seafood. Watch the following KWOW episode to discover which restaurant ended up being their favorite:

Photo opportunity at Tteokbokki Town. Boil in a pan with a crew of ingredients!

Photo opportunity at Tteokbokki Town. Boil in a pan with a crew of ingredients!


THE FEATURED RESTAURANTS:

Round 1: Mabongnim Halmeoni House
Phone: (02) 2232-8930
Hours: 9am-1am on weekdays, closed second and fourth Mondays of every month
Address: 292-112 Sindang-dong, Jungu, Seoul, South Korea
Directions: Exit 8 at Sindang Station (Seoul Subway Line 2). Turn at first left. Walk 200 meters and you will reach the Tteokbokki Town sign. Walk past the sign. The restaurant will be on the left.

The original tteokbokki with ramen and jjolmyeon noodles.

The original tteokbokki with ramen and jjolmyeon noodles.

Owner's face greets you in front of Mabongnim Halmeoni House.

Owner's face greets you in front of Mabongnim Halmeoni House.


Round 2: I Love Sindangdong
Phone: (02) 2232-7872
Hours: Open 24 hours, closed first and third Mondays every month
Address: 302-4 Singang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Directions: Exit 8 at Sindang Station (Seoul Subway Line 2). Turn at first left. Walk 200 meters and you will reach the Tteokbokki Town sign. Walk past the sign. The restaurant will be on the right.

A generous pan of Jjajang Tteokbokki at I Love Sindangdong.

A generous pan of Jjajang Tteokbokki at I Love Sindangdong.

Don't underestimate I Love Sindangdong for its pink signage; lots of Korean celebrities eat here.

Don't underestimate I Love Sindangdong for its pink signage; lots of Korean celebrities eat here.


Round 3: Samdae
Phone: (02) 2233-1559
Hours: Open 24 hours
Address: 304-696 Sindang 1(il)-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Directions: Exit 8 at Sindang Station (Seoul Subway Line 2). Turn at first left. Walk 200 meters and you will reach the Tteokbokki Town sign. Walk past the sign for 50 meters. Samdae will be on your right.

Sizzling Seafood Tteokbokki at Samdae.

Sizzling Seafood Tteokbokki at Samdae.

Samdae has two locations on the same street.

Samdae has two locations on the same street.



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