As the Korean wave hits the Philippines, it is no surprise that Korean food is all the rage now. From Korean fried chicken to spicy instant noodles, the delicious and diverse offerings of Korean cuisine keep people going back for more. If you want to get your Korean food fix or expand your palate and savour something new, GrabFood’s Korean food delivery service provides you with the platform to satisfy your cravings with minimal time and effort in Manila.
Say “Annyeonghaseyo!” (“Hello!”) to Korean food
With such a wide variety of choices available, it can be a little hard to figure out what to eat. Here are some popular Korean dishes were eaten by Koreans on a regular basis that you can consider:
Fried Chicken: Korean fried chicken ranges from the classic fried chicken to the delectable yangnyeom chicken (seasoned chicken) that comes in an array of yummy flavours. Chimaek, a popular pairing of fried chicken and ice-cold beer, is usually enjoyed by many Koreans.
Noodles: From the humble but satisfying ramyeon (Korean instant noodles) to the Korean-Chinese jjajangmyeon (black bean sauce noodles) and the bouncy japchae (Korean glass noodles), the list of noodles that Koreans consume is exhaustive but serves as a happy dilemma for foodies.
Soups and Stews: Koreans love their soups and stews and it’s not hard to see why. Rich in nutrients, soups such as gom tang (oxtail soup) and samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) provide a host of health benefits. Meanwhile, Korean stews such as kimchi jjigae, doenjang jjigae (soybean paste stew), sundubu jjigae (soft tofu stew) and budae jjigae (army stew) come bursting with ingredients, perfect for a hearty meal.
Let the cultural immersion begin!
Select from various Korean restaurants that have landed on our shores and be spoilt for choice with the tantalising dishes they have to offer:
Bulgogi Brothers: Feast on an assortment of BBQ meats, from thinly sliced beef to premium pork belly or pork shoulder dipped in savoury sauces at the comfort of your home! They serve sides like Spicy Rice Cakes, Seafood Pancakes and Spicy Seafood Dumplings along. Top it off with traditional kimchi stew or ginseng chicken soup to nourish your body while enjoying great quality food.
BonChon: Sink your teeth into BonChon’s tasty fried chicken and seafood with a variety of flavours like soy garlic, spicy, honey citrus and crunchy garlic you can choose from. They also offer Korean beef stew, Beef Bulgogi, Chapchae, Jjampong and many other Korean street food all for you!
Kaya Korean Restaurant: Get tempted with the wide selection of Korean selections available, including Samgyetang (Spring Chicken with rice ginseng soup) to BBQ meat like Yook Hoe (Seasoned Beef) and Kalbi Gui (Marinated US Beef Short Ribs). They want to offer authentic Korean fare for everyone and now, you can enjoy good Korean food at the comfort of your home.
Jal meokgesseumnida! (“Thanks for the food!”)
With GrabFood’s food delivery app, it is easy to get your fill of exciting Korean food. Order in, kick back and relax as you catch up on your favourite Korean drama while indulging in authentic Korean cuisine. You’ll feel as though you’ve been transported to the land of your idols.