Bibimbap (Bee-bim-bop) is one of Korea's most famous foods. Foreigners and natives alike have long enjoyed this nutritious dish of steamed rice topped with many kinds of sautéed and seasoned vegetables, beef, and fried egg.
When it comes to mountains, height isn’t always everything. At a mere 685 meters, Maisan Mountain, located in Jianan-gun, Jeollabuk-do, may not be very tall, but it offers a great view of neighboring peaks and unique topography.
The best place to get the best of anything is at the source. You want the best pasta? Go to Italy! You’re looking for the best pad thai? Visit Thailand! The best sushi? Duh, Japan! So it’s no surprise that the best bibimbap I’ve ever eaten, I had in Korea.
Many traditional Korean restaurants specializing in vegetable and wild herb dishes were lined up along the path leading to the temple entrance. I thought I should try my luck by just walking into the first restaurant that caught my eye.
For tourists seeking to sample street food and eat like a local, a stop at Nam-mun Market, near Suwon Hwaseong, is a must. This is Suwon’s largest traditional market, covering a total area of 164 square meters and featuring over 80 kiosks selling a variety of food and goods.
In Korea, there is no end to what people can see and experience, but trying Korean food is on the top of most visitor to-do lists! So let’s explore some of the dishes that are sure to impress you with Korea’s true flavor!
Bibimbap: Rice with nutrient-packed flavor