Sung Sim Dang in Daejeon: 'Committed to making the finest bread'
Sung Sim Dang opened in front of Daejeon station in 1956 as a bakery selling steamed bread. Recently, Sung Sim Dang was listed in the Michelin Guide Korea, which features some of the best eateries in the country. Meaning “committed to making the finest bread,” Sung Sim Dang offers carefully crafted and freshly baked bread. Visitors can sample breads before buying, which results in large crowds and satisfied customers as they can find out which tastes suit them.
Since it opened, the bakery has developed a unique line of bread recipes and actually offers more than a hundred types of bread, from soboro to baguettes. The most famous item is the twigim soboro, which they have been serving for about 30 years. It is soboro bread filled with a mild red bean paste, and the whole thing is deep-fried for crispness. This bread is so popular that it occupies an entire section of the bakery. Recently, the toyoppang, a combination of sweet potato and tapioca, as well as the walnut bread filled with nuts have become quite popular.
Address: 145, Eunhaeng-dong, Jung-gu, Daejeon
Tel: +82-42-256-4114 (Korean)
Open year round
Popular menu items: Twigim soboro 1,500 won, toyoppang 3,500 won, walnut bread 4,000 won
Website: http://www.sungsimdang.co.kr (Korean)
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