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Spicy Raw Crab, Yangnyeom Gejang

Spicy Raw Crab, Yangnyeom Gejang

[media-credit name=”shinshine” link=”http://www.shinshine.com” align=”alignnone” width=”700″][/media-credit] Many Koreans call yangnyeom gejang a ‘meal thief’ (밥도둑; bap do duk), a dish so delicious that the...
The Korean King Crab Experience

The Korean King Crab Experience

I pass by these restaurants with the giant crabs on them all the time in Korea, and I’ve seen them in Japan. I haven’t gone to one yet because they are prohibitively expensive. I’ve had what Koreans call dae ge 대게, or big crab. That was from a street...
Marinated Crab Lunch

Marinated Crab Lunch

Here we go again with the marinated crab. This was a restaurant that specialized in SundaeGuk 순대국­, and I was going to order it. Then I saw on a handwritten sign “Marinated Crab Lunch” (Kei-jang Jeong Shik 게장 한정식). Had to try that. I know my mom would die...
Smothered Raw Crabs (GeiJang 게장)

Smothered Raw Crabs (GeiJang 게장)

These are one of my first loves in Korean food. Whenever we went out for galbi, I pushed for the restaurants with the best GeiJang 게장, raw split crabs smothered in a gochujang mixture. Eun Jeong tries to make it look dignified, but, like eating ribs in the South,...

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