5 Dishes From K-Dramas & Movies That We All Need To Try!

1. Tteokbokki (떡볶이):
Tteokbokki is a beloved Korean street food made with chewy rice cakes cooked in a spicy and slightly sweet sauce made from gochujang (red chili paste), soy sauce, and other seasonings. It’s often served with fish cakes and boiled eggs, making it a popular comfort food choice featured in many K-Dramas and movies. For example, in the Korean Drama, “Vincenzo” Song Joong-ki (Vincenzo) eats the Tteokbokki.

 

2. Kimbap (김밥):
Kimbap is a beloved Korean dish consisting of seasoned rice, various vegetables, and often cooked or pickled ingredients rolled in seaweed sheets. It’s a staple in Korean cuisine and frequently appears in K-Dramas and movies as a delicious and convenient snack or meal. For example, in the Korean Drama, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” Park Eun-bin ( Woo Young-woo) eats the Kimbap.

 

3. Korean Fried Chicken (양념치킨 or 후라이드치킨):
Korean fried chicken has gained widespread popularity both in South Korea and internationally, thanks to its crispy exterior and flavorful sauces. Whether it’s the sweet and spicy yangnyeom chicken or the classic crispy fried chicken (huraideu chicken), this dish is a must-try for any K-Drama or movie enthusiast. For example, in the Korean Drama, “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God” or ” Goblin“, Yoo In-na (Kim Sun) owns a Chicken restaurant.

 

4. Bibimbap (비빔밥):
Bibimbap is a popular Korean mixed rice dish that translates to “mixed rice with meat and assorted vegetables.” It typically consists of rice topped with various vegetables, sliced meat (often beef), a fried egg, and spicy gochujang (red chili paste) sauce. For example, in the K-drama “Descendants of the Sun,” there’s a memorable scene where the lead characters, Yoo Si-jin and Kang Mo-yeon, share a romantic meal, which includes bibimbap.

 

5. Jjapaguri (짜파구리):
In the movie “Parasite,” during a crucial moment in the storyline, the wealthy Park family’s son, Da-song, requests a late-night snack. His mother instructs the housekeeper, Moon-gwang, to prepare 짜파구리 (Jjapaguri), a fusion dish made by combining two types of instant noodles: 짜장면 (jjajangmyeon) and 너구리 (neoguri). This seemingly simple request sets the stage for a tense and unforgettable scene, highlighting the stark class divide between the Parks and the Kim family, who are entangled in a complex web of deceit and ambition.

Topokki is the most popular Korean street food both in Korea and America. Kukga Topokki serves you this delicious Korean street food in Atlanta in a splendid ambiance. Made using the finest ingredients, veggies, meat, and rice, our authentic Topokki is sure to satisfy your cravings. We use original Korean street food type techniques, and our spicy array of dishes will bring you an addictive experience. Not only Topokki but also Kimbap, Fish cake Skewer, Fried Rice, Ramen, and much more you can enjoy at our two locations. Located in Duluth and Suwanee in Georgia, we’re open 6 days both in Duluth and Suwanee a week. You can also order online and get our mouthwatering Topokki delivered to your home. Come with your family and delight your taste buds with our sweet and spicy Topokki.

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Jang Su Jang is Duluth, Georgia’s premier Korean restaurant that serves authentic dishes in a fine dining atmosphere. Everything from tofu soup to Korean barbeque ribs is served by the chefs at Jang Su Jang in a method that is designed to engage all five senses, the tradition in all Korean dining experiences. The menu at Jang Su Jang includes lunch box specials with fish, beef ribs, or chicken teriyaki, as well as seafood entrées, dumplings, and more. Diners can enjoy a family-style meal with large sharable platters like the Jang Su Jang braised pork belly, or the dumpling and tripe stew. Enjoy a savory Japanese fondue or a kimchi pork hot pot for a fun twist on your typical family night out.

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Zoong Guk Jib is a Korean-style Chinese restaurant located in Duluth, GA, offering a fusion of Korean and Chinese culinary influences. The restaurant specializes in serving a variety of Chinese dishes that have been adapted to suit Korean tastes and preferences. This unique blend of flavors results in a diverse menu featuring familiar Chinese favorites alongside Korean-inspired twists. Patrons can expect to find a range of dishes such as jajangmyeon (black bean noodles), tangsuyuk (sweet and sour pork), jjamppong (spicy seafood noodle soup), and more. The restaurant may also offer traditional Korean side dishes like kimchi to complement the main courses. With its combination of Korean and Chinese flavors, Zoong Guk Jib provides a distinctive dining experience for customers in Duluth, GA, seeking a taste of both cuisines.

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In 1995, Our Chairman Yoon Hong-guen founded bb.q chicken in Seoul, South Korea with one simple mission: serve great-tasting, high-quality Korean fried chicken to the world. It’s safe to say that the mission succeeded, as bb.q now operates in thousands of stores across the globe.

Our secret is simple: We’re passionate about chicken, and we’re passionate about Korea. We established Chicken University in Seoul to keep us on the cutting edge of quality and flavor, and all our stores—whether it’s in Korea or Kansas—champion Korean culture with authentic recipes, exciting flavors, and superior customer service.

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Simfull is a Korean restaurant in Suwanee, Georgia, offering authentic Korean cuisine. With a diverse menu featuring classic dishes like kimbap and bulgogi, Simfull provides guests with a delicious taste of Korea in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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