If you are in Busan, the second-largest city in South Korea you should be getting yourself into the vibrant street food scene. Here are some suggestions to get you on your way.

1. Jagalchi Fish Market

Seafood is a way of life in Busan and it is evident by the street food. Head into the Jagalchi Fishmarket for the freshest seafood you could find. Just 36 minutes by subway if you are staying at a local resort like Avani Central Busan Hotel.

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2. Milmyeon

Milmyeon is considered the dish that represents Busan. It is a dish made of flour noodles served with a delicious broth-based in meat, egg, cucumber, and gochujang – which is a traditional chilli paste. The noodle broth is served cold. You can find this in many a Busan restaurant.

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3. Gukje Market Street Food

Street food in Korea is best eaten at the local markets where vendors have stalls set up in the middle of the walkway and you sit down on plastic stools to try the various kinds of food from rice cakes, to fish soup and blood sausage.

4. Ssiat Hotteok

Hotteok is a round sweet pancake and the Busan version stuffs it in a mixture of seeds, nuts, brown sugar syrup and cinnamon.

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5. Eomuk

Fish cakes are delicious and come in various shapes and sizes. Make sure you try them.

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