Fact: Seoul, Korea has the best street food in the world. This is not a joke, this is a truth. So, in the best interest of world issues, we tried all the street food we could find. The following is a list of our favorites.
BTW all prices are in approximate American dollars.
1. Fried milk: $4
Critic #1: Yes, this is a thing. Yes it is delicious.
Critic #2: When I saw this I decided to be lactose intolerant.
2. Literally just a whole sweet potato: $3
3. Egg bread: $1.50
Critic #1: The Mercedes Benz of Korean street food! Literally just an egg sandwich with a lil' sweet twist. Bone apple tea, indeed.
Critic #2: Absolutely spectacular. NOT TO BE MISSED. If you are ever in Korea and only have time to try one street food dish...MAKE THIS THE ONE!!! Adorable, warm, sweet, delicious, everything your heart could ever desire. Satisfaction guaranteed!!!!!
4. Cheese vegetable donut: $3
Critic #1: Fried and gooey goodness. In the words of the great Troye Sivan, "My My My."
Critic #2: I cried after my last bite because I was so sad it was over.
5. Boiled fish paste: $2
6. Myeongdong dumplings: 3 for $4
Critic #1: Fried dumplings = the best dumplings. I am salivating.
Critic #2: I had a mouthgasm!!!! A dumpling to die for!!!!
7. Cheese buttered baked scallops: $10
8. Fried chicken with glutinous rice: $3
Critic #1: This is literally just fried chicken with a sweet and sour type sauce. It's ridiculous and by ridiculous I mean "get in me" and I hate that expression!!
Critic #2: What Critic #1 said.
9. Steak and sprouts: $7
10. Funny Cookie Smash: $3.50
Critic #1: You smash this ball with a big wooden hammer and it crumbles into crispy fried pieces covered in chocolate. What's not to love?
Critic #2: The funny cookie smash is a food for all ages. Highly recommend, even just to use the hammer!
11. Sugar pancake: $2
Critic #1: It's just sugar in some fried dough. Incredible.
Critic #2: I dream of these at night. They are the only thing that make me happy these days.
12. Mung bean pancake: $4.00
Critic #1: Looking at this makes me want another one. To be perfectly honest, the perfect food to split between three people.
Critic #2: Like a Korean latke but made with something called mung bean (I didn't ask questions!) Fried, hot and yum YUM YUM!!!!!
13. Croissant Taiyaki: $3
14. Chips on a stick: $4
15. Assorted sushi rolls: 5 for $6
Critic #1: As a sushi "meh-sayer," I have to be real with you: I was meh about this. As someone who understands "sushi culture," I appreciate the value, so for you "sushi peeps," it's a yes from me.
Critic #2: Beautiful presentation. Great execution.
16. Honey butter garlic shrimp: $6
17. Chicken skewer (with rubbable sauce brush): $3
Critic #1: It's all about the rubbable sauce brush. Theee rubbable saaauce brush.
Critic #2: Absolutely divine. A skewer for the ages!
18. Stick of assorted sausages stuffed with glutinous rice things: $4
Critic #1: Average sausage. Above average glutinous rice things. Great combo.
Critic #2: Oh, this is what they mean by sausage fest.
19. Dried persimmons: $10 per box
Critic #1: Persimmons: Nature's most underrated fruit. I'm betting money on persimmons hitting it big in the states in the next few years. Mark my words!
Critic #2: These took dried fruit to the next level. Tasty!!
20. Assorted fish cake things: $4
Critic #1: If you love fish paste things, then you will like this.
Critic #2: I don't love fish paste things, so I didn't like this.
21. Oreo churro: $3.50
22. Waffles with cream cheese: $1.50
23. Baked cheese: $3
Critic #1: Talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show-stopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique, completely not ever been done before.
Critic #2: Baked cheese! Say no more fam.
24. Banana/strawberry/nutella crepe: $6
25. Strawberries in a cup and single chocolate covered strawberries: $3 and $1
26. Roast lobster tail with cheese: $15
27. Fried sweet potatoes: $3 per cup
28. Squid something or other: $7
29. Strawberry wrapped in mochi: $3.50
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