Sunday, January 31, 2010


Given my wacky food allergies, I'm not usually comfortable eating street food -it's hard to gauge all the ingredients used in any given dish, especially without a menu. However, there are a few generally reliable items that I'm quite fond of, and tteokbokki is one of them. 

Tteokbokki is a dish made from rice cakes (which look like white tubes, except they're not hollow, and have the consistency of pasta) and a spicy sauce made from red chili paste. I've really been craving it lately, so tonight after church I filled up.

Here's the stall I visited (it looked the most hygienic):
Here's the array of options:
And here's tteokbokki, in all its spicy glory:

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